ACCRALAW was recognized as a leading law firm by the In-House Community. In the recently concluded In-House Community Firms of the Year Awards for 2021, the Firm was recognized as a leading law firm in the following eight (8) practice areas.
Month: April 2021
The vaccination program in the Philippines is currently underway, but it seems that the
virus is spreading faster than the government can vaccinate its people. One of the
solutions proposed to ease the burden from the government and augment its current
efforts is to allow the private sector to procure and import vaccines directly from the
manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies. However, the current Philippine
regulations on the sale and importation of vaccines makes this challenging.
The Asian Legal Business (ALB) recognized ACCRALAW Partner and Head of the Labor and Employment Department, Clarence Darrow C. Valdecantos, as one of Asia’s Super 50 Disputes Lawyers. ALB selected based on client recommendations.
The Asian Legal Business (ALB) recognized ACCRALAW as Asia’s Employer of Choice for 2021. The ALB recognized several firms in Asia who “ensure the safety of their employees” while “maintaining topnotch standards of client service”.
The surge in the COVID-19 cases in the country comes with an increase in the morbidity and mortality rate. To curb the devastating effects of the virus, one concrete solution is to vaccinate the populace against the SARS CoV-2 virus. The limited supply of the vaccines, however, led the National Government to come up with a Deployment and Vaccination Plan for COVID-19 Vaccines, listing the priority population groups who can first benefit from the vaccine rollout.
ACCRALAW contributed the responses for the Philippines to Littler’s quick guide on the applicable COVID-19 restrictions in the Asia-Pacific region. Its guide is entitled “Littler’s APAC At a Glance: COVID-Related Restrictions”. The summary aims to “provide multinational employers with a quick reference of new COVID-related developments.”
ACCRALAW contributed the Philippine chapter of Lending & Secured Finance published by The Legal 500. The guide aims to provide foreign lenders a concise summary of the important laws and regulations in different jurisdictions. Senior Partner Judy Hao, Partners Chrysilla Carissa P. Bautista and Eric R. Recalde wrote the chapter.