Panama Arbitration

Panama is a Contracting State to the ICSID Convention:

  • Signature: 22 November 1995 
  • Deposit of Ratification: 8 April 1996
  • Entry into Force: 8 May 1996
  • Pursuant to Article 13(1) of the ICSID Convention Panama has made the following panel designations effective until 26 January 2016:
    - Ms. Cecilia AROSEMENA de GONZÁLEZ RUIZ: Attorney-at-Law
    - Mr. Eric Alexander BRITTON GALLARDO: Attorney-at-Law
    - Ms. Maria FABREGA S.: Vice Minister to the Presidency
    - Mr. Esteban LÓPEZ MORENO: Attorney-at-Law

Panama is a Contracting State to the New York Convention:

  • Date of Accession: 10 October 1984
  • Entry into Force: 8 January 1985

Panama is a Contracting State to both the 1899 & 1907 Convention for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes:

  • 1899 Entry into Force: 15 June 1907
  • 1907 Entry into Force: 10 November 1911

Panama is a United Nations Member State:

  • Date of Admission: 13 November 1945

Official State Name: Republic of Panama - República de Panamá

Official Language: Spanish

Capital: Panama City

Motto: "Pro Mundi Beneficio" (Latin) "For the Benefit of the World"

Currency: Balboa, U.S. dollar (PAB, USD)

Time Zone: (UTC-5)

International Calling Code: +507

Internet TLD: .pa

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