Anthony C. Robinson

Of Counsel, Head of Latin America and Caribbean Practice
arobinson@yklaw.us
(212) 837-2600
Location: Miami, FL

Mr. Robinson has an extensive network of strategic partnerships throughout Latin America. Formerly with Greenberg Traurig LLP in the Federal Regulatory & Administrative Law Practice Group, Mr. Robinson advises manufacturers and distributors of dietary supplements, natural health products, products containing CBD oils, conventional foods, and beverages regarding regulatory, corporate, and intellectual property matters. With a focus on international trade, Mr. Robinson advises clients on the regulatory requirements and strategic corporate considerations that affect the importation, exportation, and distribution of consumer-packaged goods, including advice regarding the laws and regulations that govern advertising materials and related efforts to generate sales in Latin America and the USA. He has wide-ranging experience supporting companies doing business in Central and South America, especially U.S. and European manufacturers seeking to execute regional sales and distribution strategies in Latin America through the Republic of Panama. A JD/MBA/MPP from the University of Virginia and Harvard University, Mr. Robinson is a dual citizen of the Republic of Panama and the USA, and he speaks Spanish with native fluency and Portuguese with professional fluency.

Education

  • M.B.A., University of Virginia, Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, 2002
  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1994
  • M.P.P., Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, 1993
  • B.S., Economics and Policy Analysis, Cornell University, 1990

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado (active)
  • District of Columbia (active)
  • Florida (active)
  • North Carolina (active)
  • Louisiana (inactive)
  • Maryland (inactive)

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish (Native Fluency)
  • Portuguese (Professional Fluency)

Appearances

Anthony has presented at trade shows in Canada and Latin America regarding legal, regulatory, and business considerations for manufacturers and distributors seeking to boost profit and hedge domestic risk through international expansion in The Americas. Also, he is published in international and U.S. trade Journals regarding the legal status of cannabis and CBD in the Republic of Panama.

Video Interview Series

Promoting Foreign Direct Investment Makes Panama an E-Commerce Hub

Did you know there is new legislation to promote foreign direct investment related to manufacturing and logistics? Read more on why Panama is now an E-commerce hub. You can also view my interview below with Jeannette Diaz Granados, Director of the Office of Multinational Corporation Headquarters at the Ministry of Commerce & Industry for the Republic of Panama. Read the Blog.

Join YK Law attorney Anthony Robinson, head of the firm’s Latin America and Caribbean Practice, for a video interview series that focuses on topics related to post-pandemic foreign direct investment in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Video 1: Anthony interviews Jeannette Diaz Granados, Director of Multinational Corporation Headquarters at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry for the Republic of Panama. Ms. Diaz Granados discusses what role the Republic of Panama plays in the economic recovery of Latin America post-COVID-19. Read the Full-Text Transcript

Video 2: Anthony interviews Klaus Happ, the Managing Director of FRAPAN-INVEST that owns a diversified and profitable real estate portfolio in Panama.

Video 3: Anthony interviews Dalan Vanterpool, the author of the recently released book entitled No Boss, Only Clients. We discuss his insights regarding entrepreneurship and the role it will play in the recovery of the economy in the LAC region post-pandemic.

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