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Practice Area

\ Bankruptcy, Insolvency & restructuring

At Vouga Abogados we have experience representing investors, creditors, corporations, shareholders and companies in creditor litigation, bankruptcy, as well as corporate restructuring strategies in Paraguay.

  • Judicial and extra-judicial restructurings.
  • Out-of-court preventive agreements.
  • Debt repurchases.
  • Swap agreements.
  • Renegotiation of debt instruments in capital markets.
  • Enforcement of guarantees.
  • Advice on the granting of financing to companies in financial difficulties or in judicial or extra-judicial restructuring proceedings.
  • Design of transactions with emphasis on mitigating bankruptcy risks.
  • Representation of creditors in bankruptcy proceedings for the verification of balances owed and in creditors' committees and creditor meetings.
  • Compra de activos de compañías en dificultades financieras, bajo reorganizaciones judiciales o extrajudiciales, o activos de patrimonios en bancarrota (quiebra).
  • Distressed M&A.
  • Purchase of bankrupt companies.
  • Debt collection in bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Application for injunctive relief.
  • Legal opinions on Paraguayan insolvency law (creditor's meetings and bankruptcy).

\ Leaders



\ Elio Agüero


\ Mirtha Dos Santos

\ Team



\ Silvia Benitez García


\ Marcela Dos Santos


\ Viviana Gómez


\ Jorge González


\ Sebastian Silva


\ Camila Amarilla

\ Largest soft drinks bottler, in contract restructuring during Covid-19

Advised the sole distributor of one of the world´s largest soft drink companies on the re-negotiation of several contracts with clients, particularly with those clients most affected by the pandemic, such as restaurants and bars.

\ World leader in personal care products, in regulatory matters

Advised a leading global company in personal care products analyzing the implications and legality, as well as the follow-up of the parliamentary process, of three bills presented in Congress through which it was intended to control the prices of products considered essential during the pandemic.

\ Largest soft drink bottler, in adaptation of contracts to antitrust regulations

Assisted a major soft drinks company by analysing under competition law various clauses used in contracts with its clients, taking into account the soft drinks company´s high market share in Paraguay.

\ Publications

New requirements for registration as Insurance Brokers and Claims Adjusters
The Superintendence of Securities amended provisions of the General Regulation of the Securities Market regarding tariffs
The Superintendency of Securities regulates stock market advisory services in the General Regulations of the Securities Market.

\ Address
Juan de Salazar 657
Asunción – Paraguay

\ E-mail

\ Telephone
+595 21 202 049

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