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\ Carlos Vouga Zuccolillo

Partner

\ Profile

His practice focuses on advising domestic and foreign clients mainly focused on banking and finance law, capital markets, corporate and M&A, distribution, agency and franchise law. Carlos has dedicated his entire career to the private sector and has extensive experience in complex transactions within his practice areas

  • - Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Pension Funds and Investments. - Infrastructure and Project Finance - Corporate and Commercial Law - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Consumer Protection Law
  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Compliance and Ethics
  • Distribution, Agency, Representation and Franchising
  • Family Businesses, Estate Planning and Inheritance Law
  • Infrastructure & Project Finance
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Mining, Energy and Natural Resources
  • Real Estate, Construction and Engineering Law
  • Telecommunications, Broadcasting and Media
  • Mining, Energy and Natural Resources 

Education

  • Catholic University of Asuncion, School of Law (Lawyer, 2009)
  • The University of Pennsylvania Law School (LL.M. 2012).

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • German

Admissions

  • Paraguay

Recognition

  • Ranked by Chambers Latin America, Chambers Global, Legal 500 and IFLR 1000 in the area of Banking and Finance. Chambers Latin America notes that clients are impressed by emerging partner Carlos Vouga's efficient and personalized service, stating, "His response times are quick, he understands clients' needs and knows the requirements of banks." Another source describes him as "a very good lawyer".
  • Chambers Latin America notes that clients are impressed by emerging partner Carlos Vouga's efficient and personalized service, stating: "His response times are quick, he understands clients' needs and knows the banks' requirements". Another source describes him as "a very good lawyer".

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Paraguayan Bar Association
  • Paraguayan Banking and Corporate Law Institute

\ Experience

\ 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.

German development finance company on various loans

We advised a development finance institution of German origin in an unsecured loan of USD 37,5 million, granted to a local bank.

\ GLT Brokerage Firm

We advised a foreign group, GLT, in all procedures before the National Securities Commission (CNV), the Asunción Stock Exchange (BVA) and other public entities for the constitution and registration of a new brokerage firm in Paraguay. We currently provide comprehensive legal advice to the client.

\ Publications

VOUGA Transacción CAF WEB
Vouga Abogados advises CAF on the granting of a credit facility to the Financial Development Agency (AFD)
VOUGA Standard & Poor’s WEB-100
Standard & Poor's upgrades Paraguay's credit rating to BB+
VOUGA_transaccionMarriot-04
Vouga Abogados Facilitates Marriott International's Landmark Luxury Hotel Venture in Paraguay

\ Address
Juan de Salazar 657
Asunción – Paraguay

\ E-mail
info@vouga.com.py

\ Telephone
+595 21 202 049

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