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Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Paraguay
Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Paraguay

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Paraguay

09 March 2015

Latin Lawyer continues with its overview of the region’s leading business law firms in Latin America, as analysed in the 17th edition of Latin Lawyer 250. Today the focus is on Paraguay.

Paraguay makes record US$1 billion bond issuance
Paraguay makes record US$1 billion bond issuance

Paraguay makes record US$1 billion bond issuance

13 August 2014

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and Parquet & Asociados in Asunción have helped Paraguay issue sovereign bonds worth US$1 billion – the country’s largest-ever international issuance and the first since the settlement of a number of ICSID disputes.

Open for business
Open for business

Open for business

19 July 2013

With a rapidly growing economy and important legislative developments in the pipeline, Rachel Hall finds that Paraguay is a resource ready and waiting to be tapped

Paraguay enacts first ever competition law
Paraguay enacts first ever competition law

Paraguay enacts first ever competition law

27 June 2013

Cartels and near-monopolies will for the first time be regulated and punished in Paraguay, after the country’s first ever competition law brings it in line with global standards.

Cartes will bring economic growth and judicial reform, say Paraguayan lawyers
Cartes will bring economic growth and judicial reform, say Paraguayan lawyers

Cartes will bring economic growth and judicial reform, say Paraguayan lawyers

25 April 2013

With double digit growth forecast for the coming year, Paraguay will need capable stewardship to seize the opportunity to develop from one of Latin America’s poorest countries into a strong emerging economy - as the country’s lawyers point out, perhaps it is no surprise that it is a businessman rather than a politician the country has elected.

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Paraguay
Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Paraguay

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Paraguay

22 March 2013

Continuing with our series of reflections on the recent developments in legal markets of the jurisdictions featured in the 15th edition of Latin Lawyer 250, today we turn to Paraguay.

Sullivan, Parquet, Cleary and Gross Brown in Paraguay debt debut
Sullivan, Parquet, Cleary and Gross Brown in Paraguay debt debut

Sullivan, Parquet, Cleary and Gross Brown in Paraguay debt debut

26 February 2013

The Republic of Paraguay has turned to the Washington DC, London and New York offices of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and local firm Parquet & Asociados for its inaugural international debt issuance worth US$500 million.

Bancolombia builds in Panama with HSBC buy
Bancolombia builds in Panama with HSBC buy

Bancolombia builds in Panama with HSBC buy

20 February 2013

HSBC has turned to the London office of Linklaters and Panamanian firm Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega (ARIFA) for the sale of its Panama subsidiary to Colombia’s Bancolombia – the latest step by the world’s third largest bank as it sells out of lower growth jurisdictions in Latin America to concentrate on Brazil, Mexico and Argentina.

After Lugo’s impeachment, it’s “business as usual” for Paraguay, say lawyers
After Lugo’s impeachment, it’s “business as usual” for Paraguay, say lawyers

After Lugo’s impeachment, it’s “business as usual” for Paraguay, say lawyers

28 June 2012

As Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo calls his removal from office a sign that democracy in the country is broken, Paraguay’s corporate lawyers say that the impeachment process could usher in a more business-friendly environment.

Second Colombian snaps up HSBC assets
Second Colombian snaps up HSBC assets

Second Colombian snaps up HSBC assets

16 May 2012

US firm Proskauer Rose LLP, Colombia’s Cárdenas & Cárdenas, Paraguay’s Palacios, Prono y Talavera Abogados, Peru’s Estudio Echecopar and Uruguay’s Ferrere Abogados have helped Colombia’s Gilinski group acquire HSBC’s businesses in Colombia, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay – the second Colombian company to benefit from HSBC’s Latin American asset sale.