At Vouga Abogados we are aware of the value and importance that the implementation of ESG initiatives represent for our clients. Our multidisciplinary team has the skills to advise clients operating in a wide variety of sectors. We work closely with our clients in developing sustainable strategies aimed at generating a positive impact for both, the company and society.
Our expertise covers different areas, including anti-corruption, human rights, diversity, corporate governance, renewable energy, water use, crisis management, occupational health and safety, among others. We seek to ensure that our advice achieves the efficient implementation of ESG policies, an area that has gained a prominent role in the clients’ agenda and serves as a tool to achieve competitive advantage in the marketplace.
\ International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
Provided pro bono assistance to the Competition Law Committee of ICC Paraguay, preparing draft guidelines to prevent anti-competitive behaviour by guild members. No other firm or local professional participated in such drafting.
Pulp mill, in obtaining loans for operating capital and afforestation
We advised Paracel, a company that is promoting a large project for the construction of a pulp production plant, with its own production of eucalyptus wood, in the transaction to obtain a loan of USD 20,000,000 granted by a local commercial bank to finance working capital and afforestation projects.
\ JP Morgan Securities y Santander Investment Securities INC in Paraguay's first-ever "sustainable" bonds issuance
We advised two major banks in the capital markets worldwide, in their capacity as initial buyers, in Banco Continental SAECA's initial offering of senior bonds under Regulation S / Rule 144A for an amount of USD 300,000,000. This transaction was the first public offering of "sustainable" bonds in the history of Paraguay.