The Firm offers integral services, covering all the requirements of national and foreign companies, in the area of civil, commercial, labor and tax law. These services include incorporation of companies, establishment of foreign companies’ branches, advising on contractual matters, liquidation of companies, mergers, joint ventures, among others. In the past few years, the Firm has participated in the accomplishment of several investment projects (under Law #60/90), especially in the areas of river transportation, telecommunications and fast-food enterprises.
Likewise, attorneys of the Firm have been engaged as representatives of national and international firms for public tenders, especially in telecommunication and cadaster services.
The firm has a network of lawyers in the different judicial districts of the country, to address the issues that arise outside the capital. Likewise, it is linked in partnerships with frontline Law Firms in Europe, North and South America, with special emphasis as regards to the United States and the countries of Mercosur.
The Firm provides legal advisory services to several local and foreign banks and financial companies and institutions, in areas such as banking, trade and labor law. It also participates in specific cases on matters related to taxation.
The Firm has rendered counseling on several operations, including mergers, acquisitions of bank assets and liabilities; assistance to British reinsurers to complaints from local and foreign banks; representation of multilateral credit institutions on loan transactions for local corporations.
The Firm also advises on the placement of assets abroad. It has participated in contract negotiations with mutual funds and other financial products for domestic and individual entities, as well as in relation to national and international stock market.
Additionally, it has managed the voluntary liquidation and dissolution of several banks and financial companies of national capital, from their beginning to their end.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW
The Firm has a department specialized in trademarks, patents and industrial designs, with a broad portfolio of domestic and foreign corporate clients.
In the labor area, the firm provides general legal advice, which includes drafting individual and group labor contracts, regulations and various types of labor agreements, review and drafting of liquidations, legal opinions regarding queries on relationship with employees, assistance in conciliation hearings and proceeding before the Justice and Labor Ministry.
The Firm provides tax advisory services to local and foreign clients, including, taxation planning and tax litigation matters.
GAS AND OIL
The Firm has experience in advising foreign companies that have applied and obtained concessions/license for hydrocarbon prospect and exploration in the territory of Paraguay.
LITIGATION IN GENERAL AND ARBITRATION
The Firm counts with a department exclusively engaged in the follow-up of lawsuits in the civil, commercial, labor and administrative area, as well as arbitration. Lawyers have extensive experience in the field and make up the list of arbitrators accredited by the Arbitration and Mediation Center Of Paraguay.
The Firm has a team of attorneys fully dedicated to this task. These services include judicial and extra-judicial fees, which attempt to achieve the objectives, taking into account that one of the most important aspects for a financial company is the recovery of its assets. The Firm fully understands the financial business and helps its customers in the operation of granting credits, in order to avoid potential problems when it comes to collect a payment.
For the past few years, the Firm renders counseling to major companies that operate in the local cellular telephone area, as well as enterprises providing satellite transmission services. Likewise, the Firm has provided legal services to international companies that have participated in public bids for the provision of fix telephone lines in Paraguay.