José Javier Rivera Jiménez

José Javier Rivera Jiménez

Partner / Founder


Bachelor of Law and Political Sciences, Universidad Santa Maria La Antigua, (Santa Maria La Antigua University), Panama, 1978.

Professional and Guild Executory:

Professor of Public Finance and Tax Law at the Universidad Santa Maria La Antigua.

Member of Advisory Board of the Journal of the Centro Interamericano de Administradores Tributarios (Inter American Centre for Tax Administrators) - CIAT.

Assistant Director General of Income and General Counsel of the Ministry of Economy and Finances.

Preparation of multiple draft legislation and decrees of the Cabinet on taxation, customs, commerce issues, export promotions.

Member of the Ad-Hoc drafting Committee of the Tax Code for Panama.

Member of the Presidential Commission appointed to prepare the Draft Law on Public Contracts and Anti-Corruption Commission.

President of the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama in 2002-2003. President, Consejo Nacional de la Empresa Privada (National Council for Private Enterprises) (Conep).


"Reflexiones en Torno a la Reforma Tributaria Panameña” (Some Reflections on Financial Leasing Law.

Reflections on Panamanian Tax Reform).