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Practice Area

\ 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


\ Luis Marcio Torales

\ 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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