SUMMARYJesús A. De Luca joined the firm in 2014 and became an associate in 2018. Mr. De Luca is currently on a one-year study leave pursuing a master's degree at Columbia University.
Mr. De Luca is part of the legal team specialized in serving the needs of an international clientele of private HNW individuals in the region in connection with their Panama-based corporate structures and Foundations, and routinely advises multinational companies with respect to their Panamanian subsidiaries’ corporate matters. He was part of the team responsible for advising car dealership chain Inchcape Plc in its acquisition of family-run Grupo Rudelman, one of the leading and most successful Central American automotive distributors focused on Suzuki, on a cash-free and debt-free basis deal.
He has also been especially active in local and cross-border transactions involving clients in the oil and gas sector, the hotel and leisure sector as well as the car dealership sector.
As a member of the interdisciplinary Business & Corporate Law Group, Mr. De Luca brings its Corporate Services approach to better serve international companies establishing operations in Panama, advising in their corporate matters and obtaining the required approvals and regulatory permits.
Mr. De Luca is an active pro bono lawyer. He is also a member of the Panamanian Debate Association (Asociación Panameña de Debate – ASPADE), a non-profit organization whose main objective is to promote debate as a tool to strengthen Panama’s democracy and education.
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