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Oscar Mersan
Company
Mersan Abogados
Position
Partner
Country
Uruguay
Email Address
oscar@mersanlaw.com
Phone
+595 981 4022 57
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Oscar Mersan
Partner at Mersan Abogados
Professional Details

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 accountancy firms. Oscar also participates as a member of the International Lawyers’ Network (New York) and the European Attorneys Association (Spain).

Having qualified as an Attorney-at-Law in 1969, Oscar entered the graduate program in the South-western 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 Programme, gaining an International Practice Diploma in International Joint Ventures. He also spent 14 years working as a professor of Tax Law in the School of Accounting at the National University of Asunción and has built up an eminent reputation in corporate law, with a particular focus on international business transactions.

Oscar is currently: General Counsel to the United Nations’ Development Programme 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 Soyabeans Exporters and Merchants Association (CAPECO); 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.

Co-founder, and is currently Chairman, of the Solidarity Foundation, a charitable organization, which helps disabled people.

Languages: Spanish, English, Portuguese and Italian

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