The Firm and its lawyers continue to be recognized
as a top-tier multi-service firm.

 

The Firm and its lawyers continue to be recognized
as a top-tier multi-service firm.

 

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Publications

September 7, 2021
Amicus Curiae

More Than a Year Into the Pandemic: New Employment Rules and Procedures for Foreign Nationals Coming into the Philippines

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly changed the way we live, particularly in relation to travel and mobility. In an attempt to curb the spread of the constantly evolving variants of the COVID-19 disease, the Philippines is among the countries that continue to close its borders to foreign travelers coming in for purposes of tourism.

August 31, 2021
Amicus Curiae

AI, Employee Privacy and COVID-19

For more than a year now, the current COVID-19 pandemic has affected “how we do things” in all aspects of our lives. Apart from “shocking” our health systems, this pandemic forced companies to adapt in order to survive, drastically changing working arrangements. Caught in a difficult exercise of balancing interests of protecting health and providing continuous employment, most companies implemented remote working or work-from-home (WFH) arrangements for their employees.

August 31, 2021
Amicus Curiae

Suspension of the Imposition of VAT on Local Purchases of RBEs

When Revenue Regulations (“RR”) No. 9-2021 was issued, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (“PEZA”) registered enterprises became concerned as their once VAT zero-rated local purchases will be subject to 12% VAT starting on June 27, 2021.

A History of
Growth
and Strength

Today, 49 years after it first opened its doors, the Firm has approximately 160 lawyers (44 of whom are partners), around 130 support staff, and two branches in the two most important commercial cities in the country outside Metro Manila.