MMG Trust, a member of the Morgan & Morgan Group (MMG), as a Gold Sponsor, participated on September 27th and 28th in the regional STEP Latam Conference 2012 in the Hotel Riu in Panama City, a meeting that served as a gathering point for more than 300 professionals in the Trust and Fiduciary business. As representatives of the MMG, the lawyers Luis Manzanares (Chairman of the Board of STEP-Panama Branch), Eduardo Gonzalez, Gabriel Tribaldos, Nestor Broce, Francisco Nugue (office manager of the Group’s fiduciary in Ecuador) and Hugo Rodriguez (VP of Investment Banking of MMG Bank), participated in the conference.
This conference was aimed for creating business opportunities and relationships that add value to members of this association and thus, create a better service to its customers worldwide. The conference touched on issues of great and current interest, such as: "Latin America and the CFI: partners in a transparent world," "Tax Reform: Updated on the Latin America Region", “Repatriation of funds to Latin America", "The FATCA", among others. During the conference, the attacks by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to the territories with financial centers in Latin America and the Caribbean was an issue of debate. Several experts discussed during STEP Latam how small territories like Panama should partner to defend their interests with this organization.
For MMG Trust , it was an honor to participate as a Gold Sponsor in this conference, organized by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), a prestigious international organization composed of leading business professionals in the fiduciary and trust businesses around the globe