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April 13, 2020

The “Thirteenth-Month” Payment during the COVID-19 Pandemic

According to Cabinet Decree No. 221 of November 18th, 1971, employers must pay their workers a special bonus called “Thirteenth Month”, consisting of a one-day salary […]
April 9, 2020

Sanitary Registry of Hygiene Products necessary to prevent COVID-19 is excepted

After evaluating the world’s current situation regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, the National Directorate of Pharmacies and Drugs has authorized, through Resolution No. 187 of March 17th, […]
April 9, 2020

The Ministry of Labor accepts agreements to change working schedules by electronic means and enables a digital platform for complaints

The Ministry of Labor, by virtue of the closure of commercial establishments and companies of natural and legal persons, temporarily regulates through Executive Decree 71 of […]
April 9, 2020

The Superintendency of the Stock Market enables the notification of resolutions and administrative acts by electronic means.

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April 9, 2020

Public Procurement and State of Emergency: Procedures Manual for Purchases in a State of Emergency

At Quijano and Associates, aware of the economic and health situation our country is facing due to the CoViD-19 pandemic, we continue to update all our […]
April 8, 2020

Social Security Fund suspends generation of Fines, Surcharges and Interests

Through Resolution 383 of April 3rd, 2020, the Director of the Social Security Fund has resolved the suspension of the generation of fines, surcharges and interest […]
April 7, 2020

Procedure for the Closing of Business Operations

Companies are currently in dire need of closing their operations due to the economic impact that the health crisis has triggered. To carry out the formal […]
April 7, 2020

Exclusion of Retaliation Measures

By means of Cabinet Decree No. 11 of March 31st, 2020, the Republic of Panama exempts from the application of the retaliation measures imposed against the […]
April 6, 2020

Panama’s Public Procurement Special Procedure: Cabinet Resolution No. 18 of 31st March, 2020

Through Resolution No. 18 of March 31, 2020, (which partially modifies Resolution No. 11 of March 13, 2020, that declared a State of National Emergency as […]