Eric R. Recalde’s Article on False Returns

ACCRALAW Partner and Head of the Tax Department Eric R. Recalde recently authored an article on prescriptive periods under the National Internal Revenue Code of the Philippines, various fraud penalties, and the concept of false returns. His article, entitled A Case of...

ALB’s Client Choice Lawyers for 2021

Asian Legal Business (ALB) recognized ACCRALAW Partners Clarence Darrow C. Valdecantos and Erwin Jay V. Filio among the Philippines’ Client Choice Lawyers for 2021. The recognition was given to “top lawyers in the country when it comes to client service.” ALB sought...

Remembering Teddy Regala

Teodoro D. Regala, Sr., one of the five founders of ACCRALAW, was known to bring that high-octane energy to meetings or to just about any gathering. He is passionate about law and trivia, which speaks volumes of his many interests.   Ted, or Teddy as he is known to...

The Days of SEJA

We pay tribute to Senator Edgardo J. Angara, one of the founders of our Firm, Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALAW). He died on 13 May 2018. Ed, to his friends, or SEJA as he was fondly called in the Senate, is best remembered for being a...

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...

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...

CanCham’s Business Briefing on the CREATE Bill

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...

2021 ICC Arbitration Rules National Launch

The 2021 International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Arbitration Rules National Launch was held virtually last 27 January 2021. The event was organized by ICC Philippines. Significant revisions to the ICC Arbitration Rules were discussed. An overview was given by ICC...

Francisco Ed. Lim’s Senior Legal Counsel Role

Effective 1 January 2021 this year, Francisco Ed. Lim who retired as Senior Partner, assumed the role of Senior Legal Counsel in the Firm. Mr. Lim has contributed to the Firm’s growth in different practice areas, such as Capital Markets and Bankruptcy, Insolvency and...