Carlos Ernesto González Ramírez is currently a partner at Morgan & Morgan and head of the antitrust and consumer protection practice group of the firm. He also plays a key role in the corporate law practice group focusing on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, insurance and reinsurance, regulatory and commercial law.
As a corporate counsellor, Mr González Ramírez has been very active assisting multinational corporations from different industries such as Maersk, AES, Philips, 3M, Sony Corporation and Yamaha Motors, among others, when establishing their headquarters operations in Panama.
He also has participated as a consultant and collaborator in the authorship of Law N° 5 of 2007 that sped up the process of opening a company and establishes other provisions. He also served as collaborator in the authorship of Law N° 41 of 2007, for the establishment of headquarters of multinational companies.
On competition matters, Mr González Ramírez practice focuses on antitrust (including M&A approvals), anti-dumping, and safeguard measures. He has been involved in several mergers and acquisition approvals before the antitrust authorities in different industries, such as beer, automotive, financial, and dairy, among others.
Mr González Ramírez obtained a master’s degree (LLM) in international legal studies from the Washington College of Law, at American University. He also has a bachelor of science in law and political science from the Universidad Santa María La Antigua in Panama.
WWL says: González Ramírez is considered to be a “sensational” practitioner and “commands great respect” for his work across the banking, energy, telecommunications, insurance and real estate sectors
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