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.
On February 22, the Request for Prequalification regarding a Public Investment Project for the Extension of Route PY01 in the Cuatro Mojones – Quiindy section (108 km) has been published. Such Project will be developed under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) legal framework, regulated by Law 5102/2013 and its Regulatory Decree
BKM | Berkemeyer (“BKM”) advised Telefónica Celular del Paraguay S.A.E. (“Tigo Paraguay”), a Millicom subsidiary, on the Tender Offer to purchase for cash up to US$55 million in aggregate principal amount of its 5.875% Senior Notes due 2027. Such bonds were issued by Tigo Paraguay in April 2019 in the
On December 9, 2022, the Executive Power has promulgated the new law on public supplies and public contractions, previously sanctioned by the Legislative Power on October 26 of this year, which repeals the previous law that governed the matter, Law Nr. 2051. /2003 and its amendments and that will enter