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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

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Gustavo Olmedo - Olmedo Abogados

Within: Banking and finance

With particular clout in the financial litigation sphere, the team at Olmedo Abogados represented Banco Regional in several lawsuits regarding debt collection, mortgages and loans, amounting to $18m; and handled the enforcement of various credits on behalf of Banco Continental. Rocio Perez is advising Financiera Paraguayo Japonesa, as damaged party, in two alleged fraud cases; while Enrique Zacarías is assisting Banco Itapua with transactional structures, regulatory compliance matters, debt restructuring and collection as well as syndicated loans, project finance and capital markets transactions. The 11-strong department is led by Graciela Royg and Ana Peña and includes highly-reputed senior figure Gustavo Olmedo.

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Corporate and M&A

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Gustavo Olmedo - Olmedo Abogados

Within: Corporate and M&A

Olmedo Abogados’ six-partner corporate and M&A team is well-versed in transactional matters, corporate structuring and incorporations. PPP projects is an area of particular expertise where Ines Galeano Estigarribia, alongside co-practice head Gustavo Olmedo and Sebastián Olmedo, continue to advise Mota-Engil on various tenders for large infrastructure projects. José Ignacio Olmedo, who also co-chairs the practice, counts Mer Telecom Paraguay among his key clients; he assists with compliance, contractual and corporate restructuring issues. A prestigious client roster includes AmTrust Insurance, Summit Pharmaceuticals and Puma Energy Paraguay.

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Dispute resolution

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Gustavo Olmedo - Olmedo Abogados

Within: Dispute resolution

The eight-partner dispute resolution practice at Olmedo Abogados has a tremendous reputation for its expertise in contentious banking-and-finance matters and handles debt collections for heavyweights such as Banco Regional. Currently, José Ignacio Olmedo is representing Puma Energy Paraguay, as claimant, in a $5.6m compensation claim against Transicar regarding the alleged breach of a gas purchase contract; and defending Petrolera San Antonio against the annulment of property claims brought by a group of landowners. The practice group acts for a diverse client base, including Caterpillar Leasing Chile, Syngenta, Veritex and El Sol del Paraguay. Gustavo Olmedo is a well-established figure in the market.

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Tax

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Gustavo Olmedo - Olmedo Abogados

Within: Tax

Olmedo Abogados’ two-partner tax department is one of the first destinations for domestic and international high-profile clients seeking advice on tax planning, customs matters, and transactional as well as litigious tax matters. Recent work saw Victor Agüero act on behalf of MSU Agropy in an administrative proceeding regarding withheld tax; while the eminent Gustavo Olmedo continues to represent Codiel in a lawsuit against the National Customs Office concerning the alleged wrongful withholding of tax reimbursements. Other names to note are junior partner Fernando Gadea and associates Verónica Escobar and Rodrigo Muñoz.

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