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\ Rodrigo Fernandez


Partner of the firm's Corporate and M&A practice. He continuously advises clients in complex domestic and international transactions, such as M&A, antitrust, compliance, distribution and franchising, among others.

  • Antitrust Law
  • Consumer Protection Law
  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Compliance and Ethics
  • Distribution, Agency, Representation and Franchising
  • Environmental Law
  • Information Technology
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor, Social Security and Industrial Safety Law


  • Universidad Nacional de Asunción, Paraguay (Attorney at Law, 2003; Notary Public, 2005)
  • Erasmus University de Rotterdam (LL.M. in Bussines & Trade Law, 2006)
  • University of Miami (LL.M. in Comparative Law 2009)


  • Spanish
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Italian


  • Paraguay

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association
  • American Bar Association 
  • Paraguayan Association for the Study of Competition Protection (APEDEC)

\ Experience

\ Largest soft drinks bottler, in contract restructuring during Covid-19

Advised the sole distributor of one of the world´s largest soft drink companies on the re-negotiation of several contracts with clients, particularly with those clients most affected by the pandemic, such as restaurants and bars.

\ World leader in personal care products, in regulatory matters

Advised a leading global company in personal care products analyzing the implications and legality, as well as the follow-up of the parliamentary process, of three bills presented in Congress through which it was intended to control the prices of products considered essential during the pandemic.

\ Largest soft drink bottler, in adaptation of contracts to antitrust regulations

Assisted a major soft drinks company by analysing under competition law various clauses used in contracts with its clients, taking into account the soft drinks company´s high market share in Paraguay.

\ Publications

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SEPRELAD issues new Resolution addressed to Non-Profit Organizations
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The Ministry of Finance regulates Law No. 2640/05 creating the Development Finance Agency (AFD)
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Asunción Stock Exchange elects new authorities for the period 2023-2024

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Juan de Salazar 657
Asunción – Paraguay

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