Banking Law, Commercial Contracts, Financial Service - Investment Management, Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution, Project Finance, Infrastructure and PPPs, Tax Law
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› Higher Institute of Tax, Commercial, and Administration Education “FOTRIEM” (2016, Taxes).
› Columbia University, New York City (2008, LLM).
› Salamanca University (2004, Contracts and Civil Liability).
› Nuestra Señora de la Asunción Catholic University (2003, Honor Roll).
Manuel joined the Firm in February 2019. In the corporate commercial department, he oversees all legal matters for national and international companies. Among recent transactions, it is noteworthy to mention that played a leadership role in the design and implementation of the first infrastructure project in Paraguay under the Public-Private Partnership modality, with approximate investment of USD 540 million. Furthermore, he offered counsel to prominent multinational companies (such as Millicom Group), as well as national companies, with regards to economic mergers and filing complaints of anti-competitive practices before the National Commission of Competition (CONACOM); to Lukoil in various government tenders for oil purchasing; to the International Financial Corporation with regards to financing for a local Bank, worth USD 30 000 000; to Noble Group (currently COFCO Group International) in the acquisition of assets worth USD 20 000 000 in the agribusiness sector; to the Spanish company Ufinet Telecom SAU in the acquisition of assets worth USD 10 000 000.
The National Competition Commission (CONACOM) authorized, by way of Resolution D/AL No. 49/2022 dated July 18, 2022, the economic concentration operation consisting of the acquisition of 50% of the shares of the Paraguayan company Barcos y Rodados S.A. by Raízen S.A. (a joint venture between the Brazilian Cosan Group and
The Board of Directors of the National Competition Commission (CONACOM) has reached a decision, through Resolution D/AL No. 11/2022 issued on February 14 of the current year, to authorize the economic concentration operation consisting on the acquisition of the White Cement Business of CEMEX ESPAÑA OPERACIONES S.L.U. by CIMSA CEMENTOS
The Board of Directors of the National Competition Commission (CONACOM) has reached a decision, through Resolution D/AL No. 05/2022 issued on February 2 of the current year, to authorize the economic concentration operation consisting on the acquisition of assets of NAVISTAR INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION by TRATON S.E. (subsidiary of the Volkswagen