Gross Brown

Gross Brown has been providing legal services in Paraguay as a top-tier full-service firm since 1944. The Firm focuses on providing comprehensive legal advice with a simple approach and a global perspective to a diverse portfolio of clients. The Firm’s portfolio ranges from financial institutions and corporations to non-profit organizations and individuals. Over several decades, Gross Brown has cultivated a team of highly trained lawyers with an advance level of expertise in several areas of practice and is recognized for the quality and high standards of its professionals. As a result, the Firm has been able to satisfy their client’s needs in both the most basic aspects to the most complex ones. Gross Brown has also fostered the belief that professional practice entails a social duty to act proactively for the benefit of the community.

Banking & Finance:

Gross Brown provides advice on the full spectrum of financial products including bank lending, project finance, asset finance, derivatives, restructuring, insolvency and structured finance.

Corporate/M&A:

Gross Brown advises a wide range of clients, in mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, leveraged and acquisition finance, private equity transactions, tax efficiency structuring, investment financing, corporate governance, among other corporate matters. Gross Brown advises clients from the negotiation process to the due diligence, structuring, and closing of transactions.

Capital Markets:

Gross Brown remains a leader in capital markets and Reg S S/R144 securities transactions in Paraguay, having advised international underwriters in all seven of the sovereign based US Dollar denominated fixed rate securities issuances under NY law (Reg S and Rule 144). Gross Brown has also participated in the most relevant private sector issuances in Reg. S/Rule 144 bond offerings.

Project Finance and Infrastructure:

Gross Brown advises international and local companies on both regulatory and financing aspects of some of the largest and most complex infrastructure projects in Paraguay. Its infrastructure team puts together a combination of industry insight and public law knowledge, providing its clients creative solutions to successfully overcome their challenges.

Antitrust:

Gross Brown provides a comprehensive assessment on the antitrust needs of the clients since the beginning of the procedure, with significant experience in advising clients in compliance filings before the National Competition Commission (CONACOM). We advise clients in all matters involving competition laws, merger control, cartel investigations, abuse of dominance, pricing and distribution policies and proceedings before the competition authorities.

Labour and Employment:

The Firm is distinguished for rendering legal advice in labor matters to prevent legal pitfalls attending the needs of its clients, by giving permanent assistance to clients prior to key decision making. The practice includes employment conflict negotiations, litigation and arbitration.

Dispute Resolution:

The Firm´s Dispute Resolution practice focuses on mediation, arbitration and mainly civil and commercial law litigation for its local and international clients.

Recent Firm News & Legal Updates

Wlg | Impact
August 8, 2023

Gross Brown (Paraguay) participated in a recycling and improving the quality of life program for WLG | impact '23.
Legal Updates Paraguay
January 20, 2021

Our Venture Capital Group collaborated on an expansive guide covering more than 30 jurisdictions on investment approval processes, typical investment sectors and investment structures on VC deals (and more!). The objective of this publication is to serve as a Q&A-style multi-jurisdictional guide to venture capital law in countries where WLG...
Legal Updates Paraguay
October 15, 2020

Contributors Sigfrido Gross Brown of Gross Brown explore a brief overview of laws and policies regarding the use of cannabis in Paraguay and the most important legal issues, from relevant legislation and general information to special requirements and risks.
Wlg | Impact
July 19, 2022

Gross Brown (Paraguay) participated in several initiatives for WLG | impact . The firm partnered with Todo Pulmón Paraguay ONG to plant over 400 trees in its community.
Legal Updates Paraguay
November 4, 2021

We asked our member firms around the globe to provide some insight on employer and employee rights when it comes to requiring the COVID-19 vaccine to return to work. Sigfrido Gross Brown, Sol Avalos, and Kamila Gimenez share their views from Paraguay.

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