The Brazilian giant oil company has officially started a divestment process in Paraguay, where it owns approximately 197 service stations and 113 convenience stores. As the biggest fuel distributor in Paraguay, PETROBRAS has its own terminal for distribution of oil by-products in the city of Villa Elisa, making it specially attractive in logistic terms. […]
The CLA, or Latin American Arbitration Conference, first organized in Asunción in 2009 with more than 50 speakers and 1300 participants, has been a leading arbitration conference organized once a year thereafter in many cities, such as Punta Cana, Buenos Aires, Curitiba, Medellín and Miami. More information on the conference can be found at the […]
The Paraguayan Ministry of Public Work & Communications just announced two projects that are expecting to be awarded during the second semester of 2017. One of them concerns the amplification of the National Highway “Mariscal Francisco Solano Lopez”, for which the estimated investment required is USD 130.000.000. The Private Participant is expected to fund the […]
Next week, the Paraguayan Minister of Industry and Commerce and his principal advisors are going to be making a presentation in Dubai, regarding Business Opportunities in Paraguay. The event will be held on January 17 (next tuesday) from 08:15 to 9:30 am at the Burj Khalifa. This is a great opportunity for business […]
“In 2016, ALTRA Legal celebrated two years of existence, with lots to celebrate!” Altra’s Yearbook
Paraguay and The UAE are entering into a Bilateral Treaty for the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments (BIT). The Paraguayan President is traveling to Abu Dhabi next january in order to sign the Treaty. In order to access to more details, please check the following links: http://www.wam.ae/en/news/emirates-international/1395302896132.html http://www.qna.org.qa/en-us/News/16110821060069/Paraguayan-Minister-of-Finance-Calls-on-Qatari-Businessmen-to-Invest-in-His-Country http://www.abc.com.py/nacionales/cartes-ira-en-enero-a-emiratos-arabes-unidos-1541084.html […]
El Principio “Competence-Competence”; Análisis Comparativo y su Tratamiento en la Legislación de Arbitraje Paraguaya
Spanish Abstract: Este ensayo se centra en el principio de arbitraje internacionalmente conocido como “Competence-Competence”. El autor se refiere a varias legislaciones, así como jurisprudencia, que tratan el principio; asimismo, se analiza cómo es aplicado el mismo en las diferentes jurisdicciones. El autor también hace mención a la legislación paraguaya de arbitraje y a la jurisprudencia […]
We are glad to announce a major innovation regarding litigation proceedings having place in Paraguayan courts: the digitalization of commercial cases. Gradually, court proceedings are abandoning the old-fashioned, paper-based handling of cases and are shifting to the implementation of digital court proceedings. The implementation of paperless cases will allows judges, court officials and litigators to […]
The age of Uniform Law – Festschrift for Michael Joachim Bonell, to celebrate his 70th birthday, UNIDROIT (ed.), 2016.
To read the full article, please click on the link below. The new Paraguayan Law on international contracts: back to the past?
As a contributor for the World Arbitration Reporter, José A. Moreno has written an article on the history, current law and practice of Arbitration in Paraguay. To read the full article, please click on the link below. Full article
IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce José A. Moreno Rodríguez of ALTRA. José has joined IR as our exclusive Commercial Litigation and Banking & Finance Member Paraguay. Harvard LL.M, 1993, has acted in many of the most important commercial and financial transactions in Paraguay recently. For example, he […]
Our associate, Liliana Rosanne Nolan, has contributed to the Autumn 2015 Newsletter of CONSULEGIS’ IP Group with an article in which she briefly summarizes the current Paraguayan legislation regarding Intellectual Property, as well as the current state of affairs of the area mentioned. To read the article, click here. Mersan Abogados