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Our firm has earned a solid national and international reputation, providing legal advice and consultancy services since the year 1943. MERSAN, Abogados, represents well-known national, international and multinational clients, in diverse commercial and industrial sectors; associations; chambers of commerce and several foreign embassies. We have established enduring relationships with many of our clients who consistently come back to us for advice, knowing that they will receive a quality service tailored to their particular needs and requirements.

News

  • CONSULEGIS Int. Litigation & Arbitration Specialist Group Newsletter Spring 2016

    Our associate, Liliana Rosanne Nolan, wrote an article for the CONSULEGIS Int. Litigation & Arbitration Specialist Group Newsletter  Spring 2016 on “Corporate Entities: when may courts disregard corporate structures to make owners personally liable?” To view the publication, please click here. 

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  • PARAGUAY – NEW REGULATIONS ESTABLISH THE APPLICATION OF VAT TO OPERATIONS PERFORMED BY COOPERATIVES

    For several decades, cooperatives were exempted from payment of VAT (Value Added Tax) in Paraguay, particularly with the sanctioning of the 1992 National Constitution and Law No. 438/94 – On Cooperatives – as they are described, in the terms of the law mentioned, as entities established by the voluntary adhesion of individuals with the objective […]

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  • ADVERTISEMENT OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS IN PARAGUAY: ARE WE HEADING TOWARDS A PLAIN PACKAGING MEASURE?

    Following the current global trend and pursuant to the obligations Paraguay assumed with the signing and ratification of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, in December 2015 a new law was sanctioned regulating different aspects of the consumption and advertisement of tobacco and tobacco products, as well as an increase in the applicable tax. […]

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  • Law No. 5542/15 – For the Protection of Investments and Promotion of Employment and Economic and Social Development

    A new law – Law No. 5542/15, “For the Protection of Investments and Promotion of Employment and Economic and Social Development – was sanctioned in Paraguay in December 2015, with the aim of protecting the investment of capital for industry and other similar activities established within the national territory when such activities have a direct […]

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  • LATAM INSURANCE – INSURANCE MARKET’S REGULATION

    Our senior partner, Dr. Diego Zavala, has recently written an article for the LATAM INSURANCE magazine in regards to the current situation of the insurance market in Paraguay: its main laws and other regulatory norms, recent developments, a perspective with respect to possible improvements, the authorities concerned and what is in for the future. To […]

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  • CONSULEGIS IP Group Newsletter Autumn 2015

    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.

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  • THE PARAGUAYAN-GERMAN CHAMBER OF INDUSTRY AND TRADE ECONOMIC REPORT

    To read the report (in Spanish), please click here: REPORT

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  • INTA LEADERSHIP MEETING 2015

    MERSAN, Abogados is pleased to inform that our associate, Lorena Mersan, will be attending the INTA LEADERSHIP MEETING 2015 to be held in Panama between November 17 and November 20, 2015. Should you or your colleagues wish to schedule a meeting with Lorena, please write an e-mail to lorenamersan@mersanlaw.com and/or liliananolan@mersanlaw.com.  

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  • MERSAN, Abogados at the VII International Intellectual Property Seminar

    MERSAN, Abogados is pleased to announce that our associate, Ms. Lorena Mersan will be moderating the second lecture at the VII International Intellectual Property Seminar organized by APAPI which will take place on November 9th. This lecture will address a topic of great importance to intellectual property today, “Trademarks and Domain Names” and will be given […]

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