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Fiorio, Cardozo & Alvarado

Corporate/Commercial

2 ranked lawyersBand 3ParaguayLatin America 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Notable firm acting for an impressive portfolio of multinational clients from the insurance, aviation and food and beverage industries. Acts for clients in a range of corporate and commercial mandates. Team offers particular expertise advising foreign companies on the establishment of operations in Paraguay, liquidation of subsidiaries, majority share acquisitions and general compliance work.

Strengths

One client is particularly impressed, stating: "I've never had to second-guess the advice I was getting. They provided an excellent service and good-quality work, and were responsive; it was easy working with them," going on to add: "You get the sense that they're in the trenches with you, you never have to hunt them down. They understand the matter at hand."

Work highlights

Acted as counsel to Grupo Empresarial de Inversiones Nacional Vida, a Bolivian holding company, in the USD3 million acquisition of 90% of the shares of Fenix de Seguros y Reaseguros, a local insurance company.

Notable practitioners

Key partner Juan Fiorio is underlined by one enthusiastic interviewee as "a great person to work with." He focuses his practice on cross-border M&A transactions in the insurance and automotive industries and is highlighted for his experience in the market.

Marcelo Alvarado remains a highly recognised name in the Paraguayan corporate sphere. He is frequently sought after by a wide variety of domestic and international clients to advise on majority share acquisitions and the setting up of operations in the country.

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Paraguay

Corporate/Commercial


Juan Fiorio
Band 3
Marcelo Alvarado
Band 2