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\ Distribution, Agency, Representation and Franchising

We understand that in Paraguay there are strict rules governing distribution, agency, and representation. That is why, at Vouga Abogados, we have a team with extensive and truly unparalleled experience in assisting foreign parties navigate their way through the Paraguayan laws that regulate these agreements and reach safe harbors.

Our services include:

  • Drafting distribution, agency, representation and franchise agreements in compliance with local laws.
  • Legal opinions on the application and interpretation of Law 194/93 on Distribution, Agency and Representation.
  • Providing active assistance in the negotiation and/or termination of agreements regulated by Law 194/93.
  • Representation of local and foreign companies involved in complex and high-level litigation related to distribution, agency, representation, and franchise agreements, as well as in cases of fraud, breach of contract, wrongful terminations, and unfair competition.

\ Leaders



\ Mirtha Dos Santos


\ Rodrigo Fernandez


\ Carlos Vouga Zuccolillo


\ Rodolfo G. Vouga Z.

\ Team



\ Silvia Benitez García


\ María Belén Rodríguez León

\ British American Tobacco (BAT)

Advising a world leading tobacco company with a strong market share on competition law matters, for example on a series of point-of-sale contracts covering advertisement, marketing and product exhibition matters, and on distribution contracts.

\ Various clients in transactional, distribution, agency and contract work

We provide advice to several clients on issues of distribution and agency rights; our advice includes the drafting of new agreements, review and restructuring of previous agreements, termination negotiations, as well as compensation claims under Law 194, among others.

\ LG Electronics Inc.

Represented a renowned international electronics company in a lawsuit filed by its former distributor in Paraguay for alleged wrongful termination of contract under Law 194/93 on Distribution, Agency and Representation.

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\ Address
Juan de Salazar 657
Asunción – Paraguay

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\ Telephone
+595 21 202 049

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