Roberto Vidal

Roberto Vidal

Partner

Expertise

  • Banking and Finance
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

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Morgan & Morgan
Panama

Profile
Roberto Vidal is a Partner at Morgan & Morgan and works in the Corporate Law Department of the firm since 2009.

Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan, Mr. Vidal acquired his experience as an International Associate at White & Case, LLP, Miami, Florida, U.S.A., where he worked in the Corporate Law Department reviewing mergers and acquisitions, finance, securities, among others.

Mr. Vidal advises domestic and foreign clients in complex transactions related to mergers and acquisitions, project finance, finance, securities regulation, banking law, insurance law, public bids, government contracts, financial leasing, ports, among others. He has also participated and led transactions from several industries such as insurance, ports, construction, energy, real estate, banking, securities, restaurants, hotels, retail, among others.

During the last years, he has been very active assisting domestic and international clients such as General Electric, Grupo Codere, Inter-American Development Bank, Grupo Cirsa, International Finance Corporation, DEG (German Investment Corporation), FMO (Dutch Development Bank), Marsh & McLennan Companies, Travelers Insurance, Lloyds Bank, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Norfund, Wells Fargo, OeEB (Development Bank of Austria), Bollore Logistics, Proparco (French Development Agency), Hyatt International, Inc., HSBC, Panama Ports Company (a subsidiary of Hutchinson Port Holdings), Bank of China, Credit Suisse, MB Lazard, UBS, The AES Corporation, among others.

Mr. Vidal is involved in pro bono activities at the firm, by regularly assisting to Legal Open Houses organized by the firm in very low-income communities to provide free legal orientation.

Mr. Vidal obtained an LL.B. from the Universidad Santa Maria La Antigua (2007) and a LL.M. in Banking and Financial Law from the Boston University (2008).

Mr. Vidal is a member of the Bar Association of Panama and is admitted to practice law in the Republic of Panama.

Areas of Practice

Banking and Finance | Energy and Natural Resources | Insurance and Reinsurance | Mergers and Acquisitions | Projects | Securities and Capital Markets

Articles

Crowdfunding as a Source of Financing for Businesses
Morgan & Morgan, February 2019

  One of the biggest challenges that micro, small and medium enterprises face when trying to settle in and achieve success as profitable businesses is to obtain capital and sources of financing...