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FULGENCIO R. MORENO NO. 509, EDIFICIO DE LA COLINA BUILDING 1ER PISO, ASUNCI√ďN, PARAGUAY
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Work +595 21 447 739
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Fax +595 21 496 039
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www.mersanlaw.com

Paraguay

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Mersan Abogados

Mersan Abogados covers the full range of services related to capital markets and financial transactions, including issuances of local and international debt, secured and unsecured loans, trusts, debt restructuring and project finance. The practice is led by Carlos Mers√°n, Oscar Mers√°n and Pablo Cheng Lu, and recently advised Banco Ita√ļ BBVA Brasil on the granting of loans to Pouso Alegre Group. Other clients are Banco Ita√ļ Paraguay, Citibank, the International Finance Corporation, the United Nations, Corporaci√≥n Interamericana de Inversiones, and Bolsa de Valores y Productos de Asunci√≥n.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Mersan Abogados

With very strong expertise in tax matters, the 11-fee-earner team at Mersan Abogados handles a steady flow of high-profile corporate mandates for national and international clients, led by Oscar Mers√°n and Carlos Mers√°n. Its recent work includes advising several foreign companies on incorporating in Paraguay, and assisting in relation to a merger of two multinational companies. Diego Zavala and Pablo Cheng Lu are also recommended in the team, which acts for clients such as Banco Ita√ļ Paraguay, PepsiCo Paraguay, the International Finance Corporation, the United Nations, Corporaci√≥n Interamericana de Inversiones, and AMX Paraguay.

Leading lawyers

Carlos Mers√°n - Mersan Abogados

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Mersan Abogados

The IP practice of Mersan Abogados is noted for its ‚Äėindisputable solidity‚Äô and ‚Äėpromptness of service‚Äô. Hugo Mers√°n heads the highly rated team, which covers litigation, the maintenance and renewal of trade marks, and patent and copyright matters. The firm is also active in areas of technology law such as data protection and privacy. Lorena Mers√°n and Mar√≠a de los √Āngeles Barrios are both praised for their market knowledge. Recent highlights include representing a multinational company in two patent infringement claims. The team counts Microsoft, Burger King, Sanofi-Aventis, Millicom International Cellular, Samsung Electronics, and Dolce & Gabbana among its clients.

Leading lawyers

Hugo Mers√°n - Mersan Abogados

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Mersan Abogados

Mersan Abogados provides an ‚Äėexcellent‚Äô service in the tax area, advising clients from a broad range of industry sectors across tax planning, consultancy, administrative processes and litigation. Recent work includes defending UABL Paraguay against higher VAT percentage claims from the State Undersecretariat of Taxation, and arguing against a VAT levy on organisations which generate income for retirement funds. The expertise of senior partner Carlos Mers√°n is acknowledged by peers and clients alike, and other names to note are the highly regarded Diego Zavala and Pablo Cheng Lu. Clients include Banco Ita√ļ Paraguay, Citibank, Pepsico del Paraguay and Farmacenter.

Leading lawyers

Carlos Mers√°n - Mersan Abogados

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