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News & Updates

25 April 2022

Clarence Darrow C. Valdecantos Recognized as one of Asia’s Super 50 Disputes Lawyers

For the second year in a row, Asian Legal Business (ALB) has recognized ACCRALAW Senior Partner Clarence Darrow C. Valdecantos as one of Asia’s Super 50 Disputes Lawyers.
In light of the quarantine restrictions in Metro Manila, our lawyers in our Head Office and Branch Offices in Cebu and Davao are on a work-from-home arrangement and they report to our offices on rotational shifts.

Our Firm and our lawyers are equipped with the necessary tools and continue to be supported by our non-legal staff.

We encourage the use of technology for our communications and advise against in-person meetings until further notice.

For queries, please reach out to your ACCRALAW contacts.

Featured Lawyer

Oliver L. Pantaleon

Oliver L. Pantaleon is a Senior Partner of ACCRALAW. He is also the Head of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department.

Oliver has over 25 years of complex litigation experience. His practice focuses on commercial and civil litigation, including high-stakes business disputes, energy disputes, contractual and transactional disputes, shareholder disputes, director and officer liability, and anti-trust litigation.

His oil and energy dispute practice involves complex cases with reputational and industry-wide implications. His white-collar practice includes representation of directors and officers of corporate clients in criminal cases.

Publications

11 May 2022 Amicus Curiae

Post Clearance Audits, visitorial, and police authority of the Customs Bureau

The Bureau of Customs (BoC) has enhanced its collection efforts in recent years.
4 May 2022 Amicus Curiae

Fire-at-will

As a general proposition in the United States, particularly in the State of California, employment, having no specified term, may be terminated at the will of either party on notice to the other.
6 April 2022 Amicus Curiae

Anticompetitive Arrangements by Property Developers and Internet Service Providers

What used to be a slow trend towards digitalization rapidly accelerated as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

ACCRALAW is grateful to Chambers Asia-Pacific for recognizing the Firm as a leading law firm in various practice areas. This recognition is valued by the Firm, its lawyers, and support staff, who continue to put the hard work during these unprecedented times.