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Olmedo Abogados

AVDA PERÚ NO 505 ESQ AVDA ESPAÑA, ASUNCIÓN, PARAGUAY
Tel:
Work +595 21 207 185
Fax:
Fax +595 21 200 284
Email:
Web:
http://www.olmedo.com.py

Sebastian Olmedo

Tel:
Work +595 21 207185
Email:
Olmedo Abogados

Work Department

Banking & Finance; Litigation

Position

Partner in Olmedo Abogados. Legal Counsel for local banks regarding banking litigation and debt collection.

Languages

Spanish and English

Member

Paraguayan Bar Association; International Bar Association; International Trademark Association (INTA).

Education

National University of Asuncion (J.D., 2003). University of Southern California (LL.M., 2006).


Paraguay

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

With a superb reputation for banking and finance litigation, Olmedo Abogados handled several claims for Caja de Jubilaciones y Pensiones de Bancos y Afines against public banking authorities, as well as ordinary and executive lawsuits on behalf of Banco Regional and Banco Continental. Its non-contentious work included advising on loan and guarantee trust agreements and capital markets transactions. Name partner Gustavo Olmedo is a leading expert in the area, and is part of a ten-strong department including Graciela Royg, Ana Peña, José Ignacio Olmedo and Sebastián Olmedo.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Olmedo Abogados provides an ‘excellent’ level of assistance. The 25-strong team covers the full array of arbitration and litigation proceedings, with particular strength in labour and financial litigation. The firm also fields a strong criminal department. The highly respected Gustavo Olmedo successfully represented Corporación Mercantil in a four-year fraud case against Paraguay Express worth $6m. Other highlights included representing clients such as Codiel and Ultrapar in administrative claims against the tax authorities. Enrique Zacarías Michelagnoli, Sebastián Olmedo and Martin Riera are names to note.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Representing a diverse client portfolio including companies in the medical, pharmaceutical and consumer goods sectors, Olmedo Abogados fields a five-strong team under the leadership of Julia Schmidt. It recently advised Bioethic Pharma on the licensing of trade marks, and Captura Consulting on the registration of several trade marks and designs. In another recent highlight, Sebastián Olmedo assisted with the registration of trade marks in the name of Shandong Weifang Rainbow Chemical, one of China’s largest agrochemical producers and suppliers. Other notable clients include Ibira Guarani, Univercosmos – Consultoria e Projectos, Greif International, Locadora Atlantic and Nasser Cubiertas.

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