ACCRALAW’s Of Counsel Eusebio V. Tan participated at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines’ (CanCham) Business Briefing on the CREATE Bill. CREATE is the acronym for the bill entitled “Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises”. The seminar was held virtually and was attended by CanCham’s members and guests.
Month: February 2021
ACCRALAW’s Clarence Darrow C. Valdecantos has been recongized as leading practitioner by different pubications. As noted by Global Law Experts, Mr. Valdenantos has been described as having “the necessary skills to assist with labor, employement and IP affairs.” He is also regarded for his “proficiency and strategy” and thus, he is consered as as “valauable component of the practice”.
The Firm was awarded the Labor and Employment of the Year by Global Law Experts.
Global Law Experts is a leading guide and tool to help business find legal professionals globally encompassing over 50 practice areas.
ACCRALAW’s Senior Partners Emerico O. De Guzman and Leland R. Villadolid, Jr. are among the selected experts in the fields of Labor and Employment and Cybersecurity, respectively by Global Law Experts.
Since the promulgation of the Implementing Rules and Regulations for the Data Privacy Act (DPA) on Aug. 24, 2016, the National Privacy Commission (NPC) has always emphasized that one of the guiding principles of the DPA is the empowerment of individuals to have reasonable control over the flow of their personal data.
In the beginning of the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic, strict government regulations were imposed as an attempt to stem the transmission of the virus. These restrictions required business establishments to put their workplace operations on hold, save for businesses deemed necessary to provide basic necessities.
ACCRALAW’s Intellectual Property Department consistently leads the rankings of different publications.
On 2 February 2021, Asia IP announced that ACCRALAW is the top firm for Trademarks in the Philippines. In arriving at its rankings for the Philippines and other jurisdictions, Asia IP polled more than 5,000 in-house counsel.
In its Philippines Law Firm Awards for 2020, the Asia Business Law Journal (ABLJ) recognized ACCRALAW as a leading law firm for the practice area of Capital Markets.
In its recently concluded Philippines Law Firm Awards, the Asia Business Law Journal (ABLJ) recognized ACCRALAW in the specialized filed of Data Compliance for 2020.
In a few weeks from now, Metro Manila and parts of the country will mark their first anniversary of being placed under some form of community quarantine. At least until the end of February, Metro Manila and seven other major cities or regions will remain under the General Community Quarantine regime, while other parts of the country will be under the more lenient Modified General Community Quarantine.