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\ Cecilia Vera

Associate

\ Profile

Cecilia es asociada senior del Departamento Corporativo y Bancario y Financiero; cuenta con vasta experiencia en procesos de fusiones y adquisiciones; asesoría corporativa y comercial; así como en financiación, estructuraciones de deudas.

Anteriormente se desempeñó como asociada senior en BKM Berkemeyer.

Cecilia está calificada como Rising Star por The Legal 500.

  • Antitrust Law
  • - Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Pension Funds and Investments. - Infrastructure and Project Finance - Corporate and Commercial Law - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Education

  • Queen Mary University of London. London, United Kingdom (LL.M in Competition Law, 2018).
  • Catholic University of Asuncion (Lawyer, 2012)
  • University Centre for Latin America. Asunción, Paraguay (Diploma in Energy, Trade and Environmental Law, Heidelberg, 2014).

Memberships

  • APEDEC: Paraguayan Association for the Study of the Defense of Competition.

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

\ Experience

\ 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.

\ Leading company in hydrocarbons sector, in competition matters

Assisted an oil company by engaging with the authorities on its behalf regarding the investigations for alleged non-fulfilment of a commitments and remedies plan set forth by competition authority CONACOM when approving our client's acquisition of its competitor.

\ JV between two of the largest agribusiness and fertilizer companies worldwide, on antitrust matters

We provide advice to a joint venture composed of an international exporter and an agribusiness company, in the analysis of the scope of application of the Paraguayan Competition Law.

\ Publications

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Advances in Fintech Regulation in Paraguay
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Advances in Fintech Regulation in Paraguay: Data Protection and Trust Services
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Chambers and Partners recognized Vouga Abogados for fourth consecutive year as Paraguay Law Firm of the Year

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