Rigoberto Paredes & Asociados has been one of the leading law firms in Bolivia in offering Compliance services, with the objective of improving the internal and external procedural compliance of companies. This, regardless of the fact that Compliance Policies implementation in Bolivia has been considerably low. Not only in the private sector but mainly in the public administration, since there is a lack of regulation on that matter. (more…)
The Criminal Law Attorneys of our firm diligently addressed a shocking case in the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, since it was a possible arson attempt in the Viru Viru Airport.
On July 13, 2017, Dr. Erika Defilippis and LLM Rigoberto Paredes participated as invited guests by the Chamber of Business of Integration Bolivian Argentina CEIBA to discuss the topic of tax offenses and the criminal responsibility of the company with the new penal code. (more…)
On November 29, 2016, Rigoberto Paredes & Asociados participated in the international event “Commercial Mission of the Software Sector” organized by the Chamber of Software and Information Services Companies (CESSI), the Argentine Embassy in Bolivia, the Consulate General and the Center of Promotion of Argentina. In this event our Firm taken part with three exhibitors: Mr. Rigoberto Paredes Ayllon Director of our Firm, Ms. Carla Pozo de la Barra and Ms. María Esperanza Balderrama. Intellectual Property, Commercial and Tax Law were the the key issues dealt.
Rigoberto Paredes & Asociados participated actively in the Annual Conference of the International Bar Association (IBA) held from September 18 to 23, 2016 in Washington DC. In this important event were panelists Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund; Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the United States; Colin Powell, Secretary of State of the United States (2001 – 2005). The IBA Annual Conference is a key event on the agenda of the international legal community as it provides an opportunity for the exchange of knowledge and the creation of a global network of colleagues and business contacts.
On September the Law Firm Rigoberto Paredes & Asociados jointly with the US real estate company Gomez Loayza Realty P.A. participated in the International Fair of Santa Cruz Expocruz-2016. At this event, our Firm performed a Due Diligence of real estate products offered and legally assisted Bolivian investors in the United States. (more…)
On July 27, 2016, the Commercial Office of Ecuador (Pro Ecuador) carried out a commercial mission of Ecuadorian entrepreneurs interested in investing in Bolivia. In this event, our Firm had the opportunity to talk about basic aspects regarding how to start an investment in Bolivia. This important event was held in the Auditorium of our Firm.
Rigoberto Paredes & Asociados participated actively in the annual meeting of the prestigious international association INTA – International Trademark Association held from May 21 to 25 in the city of Orlando, Florida. It should be noted that this meeting of firms specialized in Intellectual Property was considered one of the most important in the history of INTA. This was due to the fact that attendance at this event was the highest recorded to date in similar events organized by this prestigious association.
Our Legal Director, LLM Rigoberto Paredes Ayllón, was nominated by Who is Who in Bolivia for the 2016 management, this in the following three categories: Business Crime Defense for Corporates, Business Crime Defense for Individuals and Business Crime Defense in Money Laundering.
On April 6, 2015 Rigoberto Paredes & Asociados made the official presentation of the Draft Industrial Property and Infringements Law. This important event was held in the auditorium of the Federation of Private Employers of Cochabamba – FEPC and with the presence of the authorities of the National Intellectual Property Service SENAPI and a massive participation of the business sector.
Rigoberto Paredes & Asociados was selected by the European Union to carry out the writing of the Law of Industrial Property of Bolivia. The selection process has been carried out based on the qualifications and experience of the most important law firms in Bolivia. We regard this has been a recognition of our hard work and commitment to Industrial Property.
Rigoberto Paredes & Asociados is working on the legal management of transportation and lifting of the important national project to build the Ammonio and Urea plant in Bulo Bulo, known as Bolivia YPFB Ammonia / Urea Project and carried out by SAMSUNG ENGINEERING CO. , LTD.
On March 16, 2014 our legal director, LLM. Rigoberto Paredes Ayllón, has taught a course to senior management and leaders of the company YPFB Chaco S.A. about the applicability of Law 004 in the Mixed State Societies.
The prestigious IFLR 1000 publication has assessed and rated Rigoberto Paredes & Asociados as a leading Corporate and Financial Law Firm in Bolivia in 2014. This international guide evaluates the main law firms of the world on a yearly basis.