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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:
www.olmedo.com.py

Gustavo Olmedo

Tel:
Work +595 21 207185
Email:
Olmedo Abogados

Work Department

Banking & Finance; Commercial & Corporate; Litigation; Insurance.

Position

Managing and Founding Partner. Legal Counsel of different local insurance companies, for more than 30 years Legal Counsel of different international and national clients regarding banking operations, corporate matters, judicial and administrative litigation, foreign investments

Career

Former Senior Partner of Vouga & Olmedo Law Firm from 1976-2012

Languages

Spanish and English

Member

- Paraguayan Bar Association. - Paraguayan Association of Intellectual Property Agents. - Paraguayan Association of Administrative and Fiscal Law. - International bar Association. - Multilaw.

Education

National University of Asuncion (J.D., summa cum laude, 1974).


Paraguay

Banking and finance

Within: Leading individuals

Gustavo Olmedo - Olmedo Abogados

Within: Banking and finance

Olmedo Abogados advises banking entities, financial institutions and government bodies on all aspects of banking and finance operations. The five-partner team not only demonstrates ample experience of capital market transactions, but is also well versed in individual and syndicated loans, debt restructuring, and the establishing of banks and subsidiaries, as well as project finance and contentious matters. Key client Banco Regional sought co-head Gustavo Olmedo's advice on various occasions: as borrower on several loans, including a $150m agreement with City/OPIC; and as lender in a syndicated loan agreement through which it will provide $50m towards the financing of the PPP project of Routes 2 and 7. Another headline mandate saw the team assist Caterpillar Financial on a debt restructuring transaction. Co-heads Graciela Royg and Ana Peña are the key contacts. Other key clients include Banco Continental.

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Corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Gustavo Olmedo - Olmedo Abogados

Within: Corporate and M&A

Under the joint leadership of Gustavo Olmedo and José Olmedo, the corporate and commercial practice at Olmedo Abogados continues to provide 'first-class services' ranging from advice on company reorganisations and M&A-structuring to liquidations and corporate governance. The team has been particularly active assisting international newcomers to the Paraguayan market on the establishment of operations and subsidiaries. A recent mandate saw the 'efficient' department act as legal advisor to BLADEX in the negotiation of the $1.27m sale of a grain silo to DIAGRO. Clients include Nokia Paraguay, Estée Lauder Companies and Korean Tobacco & Ginseng.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

Gustavo Olmedo - Olmedo Abogados

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Environment

Within: Environment

Corporate clients from the agrochemicals and energy sectors frequently seek Olmedo Abogados' advice on licensing, permits, compliance, due diligence and environmental impact assessments. Practice head Gustavo Olmedo is assisting Providencia following an accusation related to unlawful land matters on the shore of Ypacarai Lake. Another on-going matter involves representing Agropecuaria Tifunque in a complaint regarding the improper diversion of water due to a rice production in the Misiones Department. Other representative clients include Puma Energy and Syngenta.

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Tax

Within: Leading individuals

Gustavo Olmedo - Olmedo Abogados

Within: Tax

Olmedo Abogados' tax team has a particularly impressive track record handling litigious fiscal matters. Under the joint leadership of the very well-regarded Gustavo Olmedo and José Olmedo, the seven-strong team offers advice on national and international tax planning, fiscal aspects of complex transactions, customs audits, tax incentives and special regimes, as well as double taxation. Junior partner Víctor Agüero, who specialises in customs law, administrative matters and privatisations, is also active in the department. Departmental clients include Syngenta and Puma Paraguay.

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