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JULY 10. 2019

After 20 years of negotiations, the MERCOSUR and the European Union has signed a Strategic Association Agreement.   Through this Agreement, Paraguay, as a member of MERCOSUR, will have direct access to the market of all members of the EU, ...

JUNE 27. 2019

On April 23 and May 27, Mirtha Dos Santos, head of the Litigation Practice of the firm, and Eusebio López, expert in Arbitration, led a workshop called “Best Practices to Prevent Litigation - Arbitration or Courts". The speakers shared with ...

JUNE 24. 2019

In June, the National Office of Public Procurement (DNCP) decided to update and incorporate certain changes to the terms and conditions of standard forms, with the aim of optimizing public procurement processes. These amendments will take effect from the 1st ...

JUNE 13. 2019

On May 30, an analysis of an initiative presented by the Science and Technology Commission of the Chamber of Deputies was carried out. The bill on "streamlining public procedures" (Zero Paper) aims at streamlining bureaucratic procedures in public institutions by ...

JUNE 11. 2019

The Latin-American Conference on Arbitration (CLA) week took place this year in Asunción on May 27 and 31. Vouga Abogados sponsored the event and supported it with the active participation of its members. The main event, the Latin American Arbitration ...

JUNE 06. 2019

Vouga Abogados advised Fortune Asunción trust in the structuring of a financing for up to USD 15 million granted by Banco BASA S.A., under the autonomous patrimony of that trust, constituted for the execution and development of the construction project ...

JUNE 04. 2019

The Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security (MTESS by its acronym in Spanish) and the firm Equifax (owner of credit reporting platform Informconf) signed an agreement to work together and remove the barrier that represents credit and commercial information ...

MAY 23. 2019

Last May 10th, what the authorities have called the "half-century event" took place, this is, the initiation of the works of the second bridge over the Paraná River between Paraguay and Brazil.  This work will increase the competitiveness of the ...

MAY 22. 2019

The Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MADES by its acronym in Spanish) convened all sectors for the study and elaboration of an environmental code. The Ministry hopes to count on the cooperation of, among others, private and public institutions, ...

MAY 21. 2019

With the pre-approval of the Paraguayan National Security Commission (CNV, standing for Comisión Nacional de Valores), Bolsa de Valores y Productos de Asunción S.A. (BVPASA, in English Stock Exchange of Asunción) issued the following two regulations: 1.  BVPASA Resolution No. ...

MAY 17. 2019

As the Paraguayan member of the prestigious Employment Law Alliance (ELA), Vouga Abogados is pleased to invite all clients and colleges to join the free ELA Webinar “Protection of Trade Secrets” to take place on May 21, 2019. The ELA ...

MAY 17. 2019

As the Paraguayan member of the prestigious Employment Law Alliance (ELA), Vouga Abogados is pleased to invite all clients and colleges to join the free ELA Webinar “Employee Mobility & Family Migration: What HR Executives Need to Know” to take ...

MAY 16. 2019

On May 2, a bill for “trust services for electronic transactions” was presented in Congress. It seeks to harmonize Paraguayan regulation with other standards, like EU Regulation No. 910/2014. This is a project aiming at regulating matters such as electronic ...

MAY 15. 2019

Since August of last year, more than 250 companies have been inspected by the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security (MTESS by its acronym in Spanish), of which 35 have already been completed. With these new controls, the MTESS ...

MAY 13. 2019

Rodrigo Fernandez, Associate of Vouga Abogados, participated as speaker in conference organized by the American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from May 5th and 9th. The title of the panel was “Critical Issues ...

MAY 07. 2019

About 250 people have been automatically migrated to the social security system due to the inspections implemented by the Vice Ministry of Labor, which have doubled since August last year. The government is using inspection as a tool to formalize ...

MAY 06. 2019

The fact that Paraguay has an enviable legal framework for arbitration is certainly not under discussion. In effect, in Paraguay (1) arbitration is expressly recognized by the National Constitution[1]; (2) has a modern arbitration law, as the provisions of Law ...

APRIL 30. 2019

The aim of the in-service training contract is to allow young people between 16 and 25 years old to be trained in a job for a salary of 6 working hours. The Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security (MTESS) ...

APRIL 29. 2019

The first quarter of 2019 reported USD 146.9 million in investments under incentive regimes (with capital of national and foreign origin). These investment regimes benefit companies located in eight regions throughout the country and will have a high impact on ...

APRIL 22. 2019

Within the framework of Paraguay’s Government Strategic Plan against Money Laundering, Financing of Terrorism and the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, approved by Decree No. 11.200/2013, and to adapt the Paraguayan regulation in this matter with the international standards ...







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