Singapore, Singapore, December 04, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) International Section recently held its Fall conference in Singapore titled "New York and New Asia: A Partnership for the 21st Century."
Alvaro Aguilar, a partner at Lombardi Aguilar Group, participated as speaker in the panel discussing "Trusts in Asia and Beyond." In his presentation, Aguilar explained how the Roman Law fidei comisso evolved into a civil law trust which has most of the features of the common law trust and mentioned case law from Panama courts upholding the asset protection and confidentiality provisions of its trust law. Along with speakers of the host country Singapore, Australia, Argentina, and the U.S., the panel examined solutions which trust laws in their countries could offer a group of investors.
The meeting was held at the Swissotel Hotel in Singapore and was attended by members of this recognized association, as well as attorneys of law firms in this city and throughout Asia.
About Lombardi Aguilar Group
Lombardi Aguilar Group is comprised of Lombardi Aguilar & Garcia and other professionals. The Group was created as an alternative for clients worldwide who seek fast, innovative and effective solutions to their legal problems. The firm currently provides services to individual and corporate clients in Panama as well in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Its partners maintain a commitment with professional ethics and social responsibility by participating in the board of directors of groups such as the Panama Bar Association, the German and the American Chambers of Commerce (AMCHAM) of Panama, and the Association of Chinese-Panamanian Professionals (APROCHIPA).
The firm centers its law practice in private client services and asset protection (Private Interest Foundations, Trusts), business structures (Offshore Corporations), tax planning, real estate and e-commerce. It also advices in areas of Law such as Corporate, Commercial, Intellectual Property, Maritime, Tax, and Immigration Law as well as related litigation that may arise.
For more information, contact +507 340-6450, +507 66388707, e-mail aaguilar (at) nysbar.com, or see: Lombardi Aguilar Group www.laglex.com