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\ Manuel Acevedo


\ Profile

Manuel focuses his practice on advising domestic and foreign clients on administrative, regulatory, corporate and intellectual property law. The scope of his practice covers both individuals and legal entities, whether national or multinational.  Manuel has a vast international experience. Prior to joining Vouga Abogados (2019), Manuel worked for 17 years abroad, particularly in Italy, Spain and Argentina. In Spain and Argentina he worked for Clarke Modet, the most important intellectual property firm in Latin America, where he held positions as Senior Associate and Key Account Manager for European and Asian clients (Clarke Modet Spain) and as Director of Legal and Technical Affairs (Clarke Modet Argentina).

  • Administrative law. 
  • Regulatory law 
  • Corporate Law 
  • Intellectual Property and Data Protection.  


  • Executive MBA, Deusto Business School, Universidad de Deusto, Bilbao – España (2016) 
  • Master in Intellectual Property, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid - Spain (2012). 
  • Law Degree, LUMSA, Rome - Italy (2008) 


  • Spanish
  • English
  • Italian

\ Experience

\ British American Tobacco (BAT)

Advised a world leading tobacco company on new regulations for vaping products and for other regulatory and legislative monitoring.

\ Obtaining a license for the production and commercialization of medical cannabis

We successfully advised a local company in the process of obtaining one (1) of the twelve (12) licenses granted by the Paraguayan Government for the production and commercialization of cannabis for medicinal purposes.

\ Implementation of contracts and policies for e- commerce platform

We advised the exclusive distributor in Paraguay of one of the most important multinational companies in the world in the clothing, footwear and sports equipment sector, to establish the necessary legal framework to expand its electronic commerce platform in the wholesale segment of sports clothing and products.

\ Publications

The National Public Procurement Directorate (DNCP) announces the full implementation of Law No. 7021/2022 On Public Procurement and Supply ("Law 7021")
VOUGA Decreto WEB_1
The Decree Regulating the Law on Promotion, Generation, Production, and Development of Electricity from Non-Conventional Renewable Sources is Enacted.
Actualización sobre el Proyecto de Ley de “Protección de Datos Personales en Paraguay”

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