Offshore Investment Conference Panama 2012

12 Feb

panamacoverEvent: The Offshore Investment Conference Panama 2012

Date: 21 & 22 March 2012

Venue: El Panama Hotel, Panama City, Panama

Chairman: Derek R. Sambrook

Private Interest Foundations, Trusts, Asset Protection, Banking, E-Commerce, Insurance, Shipping, Free Zones, Regulation, Taxation, Secrecy, Immigration, Investment, Relationships with the US, Europe and Asia

Offshore Investment, a UK based international publishing and event management company, have announced the inaugural Offshore Investment Conference Panama 2012.

Latin America has leapt to centre stage with growing political self-confidence and economic muscle, displayed in varying degrees throughout the region, by an assertive new spirit of industrial innovation, and social progress.

Panama, a country with just over three million people, has become the most important trading and business hub in the region. Its structure, geographical position, political stability and the characteristics of its economy, combined with its friendly tax and regulation system have seen Panama evolve into one of the most important and respected business and financial centres.

The Conference reveals the vast opportunities in this thriving region.

Day one offers an insight into the political and economic environment and embraces the unique tax and regulatory system, revealing what makes Panama the all-round offshore finance centre of Latin America. Wealth planning techniques will be shared with special focus on the Panamanian private interest foundation, trusts, asset protection strategies and private banking. Furthermore, developments in insurance and e-commerce sectors will be explored. Day one will culminate with lively debate on Panama’s Free Zones, the shipping industry and the future of the Canal.

Day two reveals the implications of international regulation and initiatives and tackles the effects of FATCA and the OECD’s drive for transparency and information exchange, questioning whether bank secrecy is dead. Past, present and future relationships with Europe, Asia and the US will be examined in detail. The event will draw to a close with a series of lectures revealing wealth creation opportunities for the Latin American client as well as the international investor and unlocking the endless possibilities the region has to offer.

About Offshore Investment

Offshore Investment magazine since its launch in 1986 continues, through unrivalled editorial, to report on and analyse the ever changing world of offshore finance. Published ten times a year and distributed to over 165 countries worldwide, Offshore Investment magazine, with the addition of an extensive online editorial archive, is complemented by its prowess in event management producing world renowned conferences and seminars. The Offshore Investment brand provides a truly global and unique package to wealth management practitioners internationally.

Full details of the conference, including an extensive programme and speaker’s biographies can be found at or contact Susan M. Kearney, Conference Manager by telephoning the UK, +44 (0) 28 9032 8777 or by email to

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