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DECEMBER 18. 2015

The Government of Paraguay sanctioned and enacted on December 16, 2015 Law No. 5.542/15 (the “Law”), which guarantees the stability of Income Tax rate, equal treatment and legal security for those companies that apply to the regime established therein, through ...

NOVEMBER 20. 2015

The perpetual growth of the global population brings along with it the constant development of the industry. Therefore, we find ourselves surrounded everyday by products whose origin and preparation we seldom know. Likewise, big supermarket chains are currently presenting to ...

NOVEMBER 05. 2015

On 25 March 2015, the Public Works Commission of the House of Representatives (Camara de Diputados) submitted to the Chairman of the House the “Work Safety Bill” (the “Bill”). Retained by the Unión Industrial Paraguaya (UIP), Vouga Abogados represents such ...

NOVEMBER 05. 2015

On 25 March 2015, the Public Works Commission of the House of Representatives (Camara de Diputados) submitted to the Chairman of the House the “Work Safety Bill” (the “Bill”).   The Bill aims at determining a comprehensive set of rules ...

OCTOBER 29. 2015


OCTOBER 16. 2015

On October 12th, 2015, the Paraguayan Executive Branch officially promulgated Law No. 5407 on "Domestic Labor" (the “Law”), regulating different aspects of domestic labor with a broader scope than the Labor Code. Its sphere of application extends to the regular, ...

OCTOBER 07. 2015

The latest edition of the Chambers Latin America Guide for the year 2016 ranks Vouga Abogados in all practice areas listed for Paraguay, in addition to making individual recommendations of our attorneys.   Below follows a list of the attorneys ...

SEPTEMBER 15. 2015

Legal500, one of the most renowned legal directories in the world, recently published its latest rankings of the leading law firms around the globe.   Vouga Abogados topped the ranks with seven recommended practice areas - the highest number of ...

SEPTEMBER 15. 2015

The growth of Paraguay’s real estate market has been constant and exponential in the last few years. The purpose of this article is to summarize and discuss the legal incentives offered in Paraguay for in-bound capital investments, which although general, ...

SEPTEMBER 09. 2015

On September 7, 2015, the Secretariat for the Prevention of Money or Property Laundering (Secretaria de Prevención de Lavado de Dinero o Bienes – “SEPRELAD”) issued the Resolution No. 345/2015 establishing certain preventive policies which shall be applied by regulated ...

SEPTEMBER 02. 2015

On August 25, 2015, the Paraguayan Executive Branch enacted Law the No. 5476/15 which establishes rules for transparency and consumer protection in regard to credit and debit cards (the “Law”), thus regulating several matters of consumer defense and transparency on ...

AUGUST 28. 2015

Vouga Abogados advised Grupo Multimedia in the sale of its shares to Grupo Nación de Comunicaciones.The deal closed on August 18, 2015, and included the sale of Diario Popular, online paper Hoy and online radio streaming service Laser Stream.More information ...

AUGUST 10. 2015

This Thursday, the House of Representatives (Lower Chamber of Congress) must address the modifications introduced by the Senate (Upper Chamber) on its new Credit Bureau Bill.   Caught in the middle of a political tension between dissident Senators and the ...

AUGUST 03. 2015

On July 28th, 2015, three Board members of the Antitrust Authority (Comisión Nacional de Competencia, CONACOM) were appointed by Decree 3827/2015.   Messrs. Carlos Alberto Filartiga Lacroix, Miguel Osmar Núñez Figueredo and Fabrizio Augusto Castiglioni Serafini were appointed as official ...

JULY 13. 2015

The Court with jurisdiction on contentious-administrative matters decided unanimously to confirm two resolutions of the Superintendency of Insurance (SIS) and the Board of the Central Bank of Paraguay (BCP) pursuant to which fines were applied to an insurance agent and ...

JUNE 03. 2015

Rodolfo G. Vouga and Marcio Torales recently contributed in a publication of the Instituto Paraguayo de Derecho Bancario y Societario (Paraguayan Institute of Banking and Corporate Law), titled "Temas Actuales del Derecho Bancario y Societario", published by Intercontinental. Download is available ...

MAY 08. 2015

The Ministry of Public Works and Communications (MOPC) launched a public tender process for the construction of the long-awaited overpass for the Madame Lynch Avenue, allowing access from suburban Luque to main city Asuncion, thus permitting the traffic-free flow of ...

MARCH 30. 2015

Paraguay is now close to reaching investment grade since Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded Paraguay’s government bond rating by one notch to Ba1 from Ba2, and changed the outlook to stable from positive.   According to Moody’s, the “decision to ...

MARCH 02. 2015

Vouga Abogados represented International Finance Corporation in the granting a loan facility for an amount of up to USD 30 Million to Sudameris Bank in Paraguay. The purpose of the Loan is to provide the Borrower with a renewable short ...

FEBRUARY 26. 2015

Latin Lawyer reported:"The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has retained Paraguay’s Vouga Abogados in the sell-back of its stake in Banco Continental for US$62 million. Banco Continental turned to Galeano Ríos, Morales y Asociados in Asunción for the deal, which closed on ...







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