Moreno Ruffinelli & Asociados

Corporate/Commercial Department

Paraguay
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What the team is known for Highly regarded department acclaimed for its expertise in transactional mandates, such as M&A, corporate restructuring and concession agreements for projects. Fields an experienced team with additional skill in regulatory issues and antitrust matters. Also in high demand for its knowledge of employment, frequently advising companies on labour liability issues following corporate acquisitions.

Strengths A client highlights the firm's availability, saying: "They always answer us swiftly and resolve issues quickly. It's an excellent and highly capable team, and their work is always high-quality across the board."

Work highlights Assisted Frigomerc with share purchase agreements for the acquisition of shares in JBS Paraguaya and Industria Paraguaya Frigorífica. The value of the acquisition in Paraguay was approximately USD105 million.

Notable practitioners

Sources praise partner Carlos Darío Ruffinelli Céspedes for his "high-quality work and active involvement in matters." He has noteworthy experience acting for local and international clients operating in various industry sectors, furnishing advice on complex regulatory issues, public tenders and share purchase agreements.

The "excellent" Maria Del Rocio Penayo Zarza comes recommended by clients as "very clear, intelligent and knowledgeable" and "a great lawyer with strong capabilities in the labour sphere." Her experience extends to social security mandates as well as immigration law, including the expatriation of personnel between jurisdictions.