Fulgencio R. Moreno 509
"De la Colina" Building
Tel: (595-21) 447 739
Fax: (595-21) 496 038
Oscar A. Mersán is a corporate attorney and an expert in international transactions.
Oscar is an Associate Member of The Bomchil Group (www.bomchilgroup.com), one of the largest and most prestigious Latin American networks of Law Firms, and he is an Associate Member of CONSULEGIS (www.consulegis.com) (Zurich), an outstanding European Network of law and accounting firms. Oscar also participates as a member of the International Lawyers’ Network (New York) and the European Attorneys Association (Spain).
Having graduated as an attorney-at-Law in 1969, Oscar entered the graduate program at the Southwestern Legal Foundation Academy of American and International Law, at the Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, and later, the International Bar Association’s International Practice Diploma Program, earning an International Practice Diploma in International Joint Ventures. He also spent 14 years working as a professor of tax law at the School of Accounting at the National University of Asunción and has gained an eminent reputation in the area of corporate law, with a special focus on international business transactions.
Oscar is currently: General Counsel to the United Nations’ Development Program in Paraguay; a trust attorney for the Swiss Embassy; a consultant to the IFC, the IIC and the World Bank and; legal counsel to several well-known multinational corporations, Co-founder and Honorary Member and General Counsel of the Soybean Exporters and Merchants Association (CAPECO); as well as co-founder and General Counsel of the Institute of Agricultural Biochtecnology- INBIO. He is a member of; Inter Alia, the International Bar Association; the American Bar Association; the Paraguayan Bar Association; the Inter-American Association of Industrial Property and the Inter-American Federation of Lawyers.
In addition, he is the co-founder and currently Chairman of the Solidarity Foundation, a charitable organization that helps disabled people.
Languages: Spanish, English, Portuguese and Italian
Our firm has earned a solid national and international reputation, providing legal advice and consultancy services since the year 1943. MERSAN, Abogados, represents well-known national, international and multinational clients, in diverse commercial and industrial sectors; associations; chambers of commerce and several foreign embassies. We have established enduring relationships with many of our clients who consistently come back to us for advice, knowing that they will receive a quality service tailored to their particular needs and requirements.
Our firm is part of the “CONSULEGIS” group, an international association of independent law firms, and the “BOMCHIL GROUP”, a Latin American association of law firms. MERSAN, Abogados is a firm comprised of highly qualified and experienced attorneys that provides legal advice in an efficient and creative manner. Our Partners and Associates have widely contributed to both the Paraguayan and international community. We belong to various associations, as directors and active members, including: the International Bar Association (IBA); Paraguayan Bar Association; International Trademark Association (INTA); Association International Pour la Protection de la Propiete Industrielle (AIPPI); Inter-American Industrial Property Association (ASIPI); Paraguayan Intellectual Property Association (APAPI); International Fiscal Association (IFA); Latin-American Institute of Tributary Law (ILADT); Inter-American Bar Association (IAB) and; Paraguayan Association of Cyber and Technology Law. In addition, MERSAN, Abogados contributes to various national and international publications such as: the ICC International Court of Arbitration Bulletin, Latin Finance, International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation, Compu-Mark, The Inter- American Trade Report; publications of The Paraguayan Centre for Arbitration and Mediation and the Paraguayan Law Review “La Ley”.