The Firm and its lawyers continue to be recognized
as a top-tier multi-service firm.
ACCRALAW is evolving and expanding in today’s world of ever changing technologies and shifting economic fortunes.
We are here to serve.
Setting the pace of excellence in the practice of law.
ACCRALAW provides quality and efficient service to its clients and protects their clients’ interests with warm zeal and entire devotion within the bounds of the law.
“Transforming law practice into what it should be for our noble profession and the greater good of the nation.”
– Edgardo J. Angara † Founding Partner and Former Senate President
A History of
Senate Bill No. 1441 seeks to amend the Public Service Act to differentiate a “public service” from a “public utility,” thereby lifting the nationality restriction on the areas of power generation and supply, transportation, broadcasting, and telecommunication, among others.
It had been almost 40 years since the old Corporation Code was enacted thus it became inevitable and imperative that the Philippines align with the rest of the world by updating its general law on corporations.
For quite a number of us, a significant chunk of the things we learn comes from the internet. The internet will likely have information that will satisfy an individual’s intellectual desires. A popular source of information are online video blogs or vlogs.
On Nov. 20, 2018, the Philippines and China entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Cooperation on Oil and Gas Development.
Just last year, much controversy arose upon the emergence of Senate Bill No. 1826 (SB 1826), or the bill on the Security of Tenure and End of Endo Act, which proposed several changes in the Labor Code provisions on contracting arrangements and employment relationships.
Competition law is a growing field of practice in the Philippines.
Francisco Ed. Lim, Eric R. Recalde, Korina Ana T. Manibog contributed an article to Asian Mena Counsel’s publication providing updates to lawyers in the Philippines and foreign jurisdictions.
Emerico O. De Guzman
Emerico “Rico” O. De Guzman is the Firm’s Managing Partner. Prior to taking the leadership position of one of the country’s largest law firms, he also headed ACCRALAW’s Labor and Employment Department. Assuming leadership roles is not new to him considering that he also served as former President of the Philippine Bar Association.