ACCRALAW Tops WTR 1000 Rankings

ACCRALAW topped the World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000’s rankings of trademark lawyers in the Philippines. WTR 1000 observed that the Firm “boasts some of the most experienced practitioners in jurisdiction”. The Firm’s Intellectual Property Department serves many...
Ventilation and COVID-19 in the Workplace

Ventilation and COVID-19 in the Workplace

On March 3, the secretary of the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) Silvestre H. Bello III issued Department Order (DO) 224-21 Series of 2021 entitled “Guidelines on Ventilation for Workplaces and Public Transport to Prevent and Control the Spread of COVID-19.”...

ACCRALAW Promotes 9 Senior Associates

ACCRALAW recently announced the promotion of nine (9) Associates to Senior Associates. They are Kate Aubrey G. Hojilla, Aileen Charisse P. Cruz, Leia Clarissa Veronica R. Veracruz, Gilyen Ezra Marie L. Li, Paulo N. Rabanal, Mara Kristina O. Recto, Paula P. Plaza,...

Jessa G. Wong-Cantano Admitted as Partner

ACCRALAW recently announced the admission to the partnership of Jessa G. Wong-Cantano. Ms. Wong-Cantano obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2003 from Ateneo De Davao University. She obtained her Bachelor of Laws from the same university in 2008. She...
Creative Destruction

Creative Destruction

In the book Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson, the authors argue that the prosperity of a nation is not primarily based on geography, climate, or culture. The authors, rather, point to the existence...