Mrs. Jazmina Rovi, partner of Morgan & Morgan, took office as new Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Panama Maritime Law Association (APADEMAR, for its acronym in Spanish) for the 2019-2020 term.
The election took place on March 28, 2019 at the National Bar Association of Panama where over 80% of the members of APADEMAR exercised their right to vote in support of the new Board of Directors.
Mrs. Rovi has over 20 years’ experience representing ship owners, charterers, leading financial institutions and funds on ship financing and registration under Panama flag including drafting and legal advice on enforcement of ship mortgages and pledge of shares of Panama ship owning companies. She has also been involved in the drafting of various Panama maritime legislations, and this is the third time she is elected to lead APADEMAR.
The new Board of Directors is comprised also by Pilar Castillo (Vice President), Alexis Herrera Jr. (Treasurer), Maria Lourdes Galan (Assistant Treasurer), Ramon Franco (Secretary) and Joaquin De Obarrio (Assistant Secretary).