de Alba, Eduardo

de Alba, Eduardo

Senior Partner
Panama

T +507 205 7024
F +507 205 7001
E edealba@arifa.com

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SUMMARY

Eduardo de Alba joined the firm in 1975 and became a partner in 1984. Mr. de Alba is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

Mr. de Alba’s practice focuses on media and communications; public utilities; mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures; shipping litigation; government contracts, concessions and privatizations; and government permits and administrative matters.

Mr. de Alba has been recognized as a leading lawyer in his areas of practice by Chambers Global and the International Financial Law Review. He is a contributor for the World Bank's Doing Business Report since 2105.

EDUCATION

Juris Doctor, Louisiana State University (1975)

Bachelor of Arts, Georgetown University (1972)

BOARDS AND LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

Director of Interlaw (1999- 2005)

Lecturer on Ship Finance, Maritime Law Graduate Program, Santa María La Antigua University (1994-1995)

Member of the Presidential Commission that drafted constitutional amendments (Title XIV) on the Panama Canal and the Panama Canal Law (1992-1997)

President of Panama’s Maritime Law Association (1989-1990)

Participant, Committee Bareboat Charter Registry, International Chamber of Commerce, Commission of Sea Transport (1987-1988)

Ad hoc Member of the Committee in charge of drafting Panama’s Code of Maritime Procedure (1982) and its amendments (1986)

Delegate to the United Nations’ Conference on Conditions for Registration of Ships (1984-1985)

BAR ADMISSION

  • Panama

LANGUAGE

  • Spanish
  • English

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