Value Added Tax Under the TRAIN Law

On 23 June 2020, ACCRALAW Senior Associate Karen Andrea D. Torres gave a talk on the VAT System under the TRAIN Law, specifically on the Enhanced VAT Refund System at The Second Tax Specialists’ Conference organized by Indu Inferentia Management Consultancy and IAM...

The Legal 500 Litigation Country Comparative Guide

ACCRALAW contributed the chapter on the Philippines in the recent Comparative Guide on Litigation of The Legal 500.  Lawyers from its Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department, namely, Ramon G. Samson, George S.D. Aquino, Antonio Bonifacio C. Reynes, Angelmhina D....

Effects of ECQ on Lease Contracts

Jones Lang LaSalle Philippines, Inc. (JLL) organized a webinar entitled “COVID-19 Pandemic: The effects of the ECQ on office lease contracts” last 7 May 2020. It was attended by over 100 participants. The legal issue of whether the government’s declaration of Enhanced...

Coventus’ Perspective on Proposed Economic Reforms

Coventus Leadership is a digital platform that caters to business leaders and lawyers. On 7 May 2020, Coventus Leadership published an article entitled “End to Philippine Lockdown clears path to economic reforms” which was written by Andrew Kemp. Mr. Kemp wrote about...

ACCRALAW’s Benchmark Litigation Rankings

In the 2020 edition of Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific, ACCRALAW was described as a “market leader with capability in handling a vast range of complex and high-value disputes.” It also added that “[t]he Firm has a strong track record acting on high-profile...

Eusebio V. Tan Awarded by the Japanese Government

(His Excellency Ambassador Koji Haneda and ACCRALAW’s Eusebio V. Tan) Eusebio V. Tan has been conferred with “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon” by the Government of Japan. According to a statement from the Embassy of Japan, this recognition is...

ACCRALAW Associates Pass the 2019 Bar Examinations

Our newly hired associates successfully hurdled the 2019 Bar Examinations. They are: Chrissete C. Agustin Samantha D. Andales Jessica Sharla G. Bustamante Johanna Celine Mari A. Chan Arvin Paolo D. Cortez Franzine F. Foronda Tristan Jeremy S. Hao Mervin C. Ignacio...

IBPAP’s Webinar on DOLE and PEZA Regulations

The I.T. & Business Process Association of the Philippines, Inc. (IBPAP) is hosting a webinar entitled “Wading Through DOLE and PEZA Regulations Amidst the Lockdown” for its members on 27 April 2020 at 2:30 – 4:00 pm.  The Department of Labor and Employment will...

Tax Advisory on Extension of Deadlines

The Bureau of Internal Revenue issued Revenue Regulations (RR) No. 7-2020 pursuant to Section 4(z) of the Republic Act No. 11469, otherwise known as “Bayanihan to Heal As One Act” (RA No. 11469). The RR was promulgated as a temporary emergency measure to provide...