Telefónica Moviles Panamá is a subsidiary of Spain’s telecommunications company Telefónica Móviles and operates under the brand name Movistar. Spun out of the merger of BellSouth and Telefónica Móvil, the brand provides various telecommunications services across Central America. A team of highly experienced corporate lawyers based in Panama City oversees legal support for the brand in Panama and is frequently called upon to advise on legal and compliance issues in neighbouring countries. Highly skilled in commercial law, individual lawyers within the function also lead and coordinate strategic projects for Telefónica’s business units in the region, applying new technologies and platforms to streamline the legal and compliance practice. Known internally for its efforts in promoting best practices and efficiencies within the company, the team also takes a central stage in negotiating with global partners and suppliers, while actively helping push new products and services.