Siaska SSS Lorenzo

Arias - Panama

Managing Partner

Panama City

+507 282 1400

Highly regarded

Spanish
English
Portuguese (intermediate)


Bar admissions:

Panama

Jurisdictions:

Panama

Practice areas:

Banking
Capital markets

Industry sectors:

Aviation
Energy
Media
Social infrastructure
Technology and telecommunications
Transport


Siaska SSS Lorenzo is Managing Partner and has solid experience in Labor Law, Compliance, Data Privacy, Telecommunications, Energy & Infrastructure, Concessions & Public Bids, as well as Administrative Law in general; she is well respected in all domestic regulatory matters and she is head of the Labor & Regulatory practice.

  • Represented Spectrum Brands in its labour affairs in Panama regarding its $2 billion global sale of the Ray-o-vac Battery business to Energizer.  Provided Legal advice to seller on the transfer of Panamanian sales force of the Battery distribution business in Panama related to Ray-o-vac brand. Siaska SSS Lorenzo has assisted on the vendor´s labor due diligence and HR team for the transfer of employees. https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190102005527/en/Spectrum-Brands-Holdings-Announces-Closing-Sale-Global Baker & Mckenzie acted as International Legal Advisor
  • Arias Panama (Siaska SSS Lorenzo) represented Spectrum Brands in its labour affairs in Panama regarding its $1.25 billion global sale of the Global Auto Care business to Energizer.  Providedlabour legal advice to Middleton-based Spectrum (NYSE: SPB), in its sell of the global auto care business to Energizer Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ENR) of St. Louis in a transaction valued at $1.25 billion. The transaction consists of $937.5 million of cash and $312.5 million of Energizer Holdings equity.
  • Arias Panama (Siaska SSS Lorenzo) represented Spectrum Brands in its labour affairs in Panama regarding its intention to sale its $2.2 billion appliances business. Arias Panama provided labour legal advice and Due Diligence report for Spectrum Brands, who are a major supplier of appliances products including Russell Hobbs, Black and Decker, Kwikset locks, George Foreman grills, and Hot Shot bug sprays. Spectrum Brands placed its appliance business up for sale, expecting to get between $2.2 billion to $2.5 billion for the business. We have assisted on the vendor´s labour due diligence and HR team for the intended transfer of employees.  https://www.channelnews.com.au/spectrum-brands-appliance-business-put-up-for-sale/
  • Provided labour legal advice to Telefonica Group in its sale of its Movistar units in El Salvador and Guatemala for $648 million to America Movil (Carlos Slim) Claro brand. Arias Panama has assisted on the vendor´s labour transfer and retention of company employees. https://www.developingtelecoms.com/telecom-business/telecom-operator-news/8269-telefonica-sells-el-salvador-guatemala-units-to-america-movil.html
  • Provided labour legal advice to Telefonica Group in its sale of its Movistar units in Panamá, Costa Rica y Nicaragua to  Cable Onda & Tigo a Millicom International Cellular division for $1.65 billion. Arias Panama has assisted on the vendor´s labour transfer and retention of company employees. https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2019/02/20/1738821/0/en/Millicom-adds-mobile-to-its-cable-footprint-with-acquisition-of-Telef%C3%B3nica-s-operations-in-Panama-Costa-Rica-and-Nicaragua.html

  • Labor 
  • Competition
  • Financial services regulatory
  • M&A
  • Project development

  • Energy
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Media
  • Tech and telecoms

  • Bachelor's Degree in Law and Political Science (Summa Cum Laude) from Universidad Santa Maria La Antigua (USMA) of Panama, First Honor place.
  • Masters Degree from Harvard University (LL.M) 
  • She is Neutral Arbitrator for the International Centre for Dispute Resolution of the American Arbitration Association (AAA-ICDR), Miami-Florida, USA.
  • Certified Arbitrator for NAM (National Arbitration & Mediation), New York, USA.
  • Certified Arbitrator for the Panamanian Chamber of Commerce.
  • Certified Public Translator English/Spanish.