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.
\ 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.