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Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Paraguay

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Paraguay

18 April 2017

In the latest stop in our country-by-country round up of the firms profiled in the 19th edition of the Latin Lawyer 250, we turn to Paraguay.

Six firms drive multijurisdictional notes issue

18 April 2017

Proskauer Rose LLP in New York, Colombia’s Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas, Peruvian firm Lazo, De Romaña & CMB Abogados and Paraguay’s Palacios, Prono & Talavera Abogados have helped Colombian bank GNB Sudameris issue notes worth US$300 million.

Ferrere drives first IDB bond issue in Paraguay

Ferrere drives first IDB bond issue in Paraguay

10 April 2017

Ferrere (Paraguay) has helped an affiliate of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group make a bond offering of 1 billion guaraníes (US$180 million), in the first bond programme in local currency registered by a multilateral entity in Paraguay.

Doing the deal: Paraguay's first PPP

Doing the deal: Paraguay's first PPP

07 April 2017

Berkemeyer Attorneys & Counsellors managing partner Hugo Berkemeyer and partner Martín Carlevaro talk to Latin Lawyer about driving through Paraguay’s first-ever public private partnership (PPP)

Multiple firms in Unicomer US$350 million bond offer

05 April 2017

Twelve firms have helped Salvadorean retailer Unicomer issue bonds worth US$350 million.

Ferrere replaces Andrés Cerisola

Ferrere replaces Andrés Cerisola

30 March 2017

IP partner Agustín Mayer is to replace Andrés Cerisola as managing partner of regional Latin American firm Ferrere, with the latter announcing his retirement from the firm after eight years at its helm.

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

24 March 2017

Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its 11th annual Deal of the Year Awards at a charity dinner in São Paulo last night, in the presence of 230 leading names of the Latin American legal community.

Two firms in Paraguay’s first PPP signing

23 March 2017

Berkemeyer Attorneys & Counsellors and Olmedo Abogados have helped the concessionaires behind Paraguay’s first public-private partnership (PPP) sign the US$520 million agreement at a government-sponsored ceremony held last week.

Paraguay’s competition watchdog clears first-ever deal

16 March 2017

Berkemeyer Attorneys & Counsellors has helped Coca-Coca and Coca-Cola FEMSA close the Paraguayan leg of its acquisition of Unilever’s Latin American soy drinks unit AdeS, in the first deal to obtain approval from the country’s competition watchdog CONACOM since its creation three years ago.

Who represents Latin America's biggest companies?

10 March 2017

LACCA has released its landmark research into which law firms are regularly retained by the region's largest 100 companies.