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Vouga Abogados

Vouga Abogados  

Legal Services | Paraguay

tel: +595 21230 100 | fax: +595 21 214 556
Av. Peru 505 and Av. España | Asuncíón | Paraguay

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Asuncíón, Paraguay

Vouga Abogados's Overview

With a team of professionals with experience spanning more than three decades, Vouga Abogados is one of the most prominent and experienced law firms in Paraguay.

Vouga Abogados is a full service firm that advises large and small businesses, financial and multilateral credit institutions, NGOs, public entities and individuals, complying with the most stringent ethical standards. Our client base includes a significant number of Fortune 500 companies operating across a broad range of industries.

The Firm has a solid team of legal and accounting professionals, organized in practice groups whose leaders are widely recognized in their fields. Our firm's focus on responsiveness, which is built on strong investments in human resources and technology, enables us to render world-class services in a time-efficient manner. In fact, the team has lead several of the most relevant transactions in the country during the last years.

With offices in Asunción and Ciudad del Este, a regional reach and an international outlook, Vouga Abogados is one of the largest law firms in the country and a main point of call for doing business in Paraguay.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1976
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 35

Languages: Spanish, English, German, French, Italian and Portuguese


Areas of Practice
  • Agribusiness
  • Antitrust
  • Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Pension & Investment Funds
  • Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Restructuring
  • Consumer Protection Law
  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Corporate Compliance and Ethics
  • Distributorship, Agency, Representation and Franchising
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Businesses, Estate Planning and Inheritance
  • Information Technology
  • Infrastructure and Project Finance
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Trade and Mercosur Law
  • Labor, Industrial Safety and Social Security
  • Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Maritime, Air and Transport Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining, Energy and Natural Resources
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Public and Administrative Law
  • Real Estate, Construction and Engineering
  • Sports and Entertainment Law
  • Tax and Customs Law
  • Telecommunications, Broadcasting and Media

Paraguay: Anti-Laundering Legislation - Implications of Law 6.446 / 19
Vouga Abogados, January 2020

As part of Paraguay's commitment to the International Financial Action Task Force of Latin America (GAFILAT), in November 2019, the Executive Power enacted Law No. 6446 that creates a “General Directorate of People and Legal Structures and Final Beneficiaries ” Under the Ministry of Finance (hereinafter the Law), which will have the following functions:  Acting as the authority of application, replacing the Treasury Law, of Law No. 5895/2017 “Establishing Transparency Rules in the Regime of Companies Incorporated by Shares”. Set the guidelines for administrative registration and supervision of persons and legal structures...

International Arbitration and Financial Institutions - Current Status and the Path Ahead
Vouga Abogados, July 2019

Traditionally financial institutions have preferred litigation over international arbitration. The reasons are many, but they are mainly related to the fact that arbitrators generally lack the power to render summary judgments, to grant interim measures, and that there is no precedent in international arbitration. However, international arbitration has gain ground in the last few years, due to the fact that arbitral institutions have addressed the main criticisms to the system...

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Court of Appeals Ruled in Favor of PARESA in Lawsuit on the Use of a Football Fan’s Image in a COCA-COLA Commercial
Vouga Abogados, August 2019

Vouga Abogados has had the opportunity to represent the firm PARAGUAY REFRESCOS S.A. (PARESA), Coca-Cola’s franchisee in Paraguay, in a lawsuit against it on moral damages and emerging damages for an alleged non-consensual use of the image of a person in an advertisement. The First Chamber of the Civil, Commercial and Labor Court of Appeals of the Central Jurisdiction confirmed the decision of the Civil and Commercial First Instance Court of the city of San Lorenzo, which had already ruled in favor of PARESA, rejecting plaintiff's allegations (first instance decision: S.D. No. 11/2015; second instance decision: Ac. y Sent. No. 147/2019)...

MERCOSUR and European Union Signed Strategic Trade Agreement after Long Negotiations
Vouga Abogados, July 2019

After 20 years of negotiations, the MERCOSUR and the European Union has signed a Strategic Association Agreement. Through this Agreement, Paraguay, as a member of MERCOSUR, will have direct access to the market of all members of the EU, in addition to enjoying economic advantages that include the elimination of tariffs on 100% of industrial goods in a 10-year transition period, a reduction of 93% on tariffs for agricultural products, the commitment not to increase those tariffs over a cap rate for all products, and the opening for the MERCOSUR of the market for maritime services...

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