News & Updates

Jose Eduardo T. Genilo on WIPO’s Technology Trends

June 3, 2021

In the latest issue of Lawyer Monthly magazine, ACCRALAW Partner Jose Eduardo T. Genilo wrote about the findings of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in its recent Technology Trends 2021 report. The WIPO found significant growth in assistive technology and patent filing activity in Asia.

Remembering Teddy Regala

June 1, 2021

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.

ACCRALAW Recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2021 Rankings

May 18, 2021

Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific has recently released its rankings for 2021. The legal publication described ACCRALAW as a “market leader with capability in handling a vast range of complex and high-value disputes”, with a “strong track record acting on high-profile commercial litigation, employment and regulatory disputes.”

The Days of SEJA

May 13, 2021

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.

The Legal 500 Comparative Guide on Public Procurement

May 3, 2021

ACCRALAW contributed the Philippine chapter of The Legal 500’s Comparative Guide on Public Procurement. The team, composed of Partner Melissa G. Velarde, Senior Associate Maria Angeline L. Tayag, and Associates Michael Ryan Natividad and Zyra Frances P. Aquilizan, provided an overview of the procedures on public procurement in the Philippines.

ACCRALAW Recognized in the 2021 In-House Community Firms of the Year Awards

April 23, 2021

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.

Clarence Darrow C. Valdecantos Among Asia’s Super 50 Disputes Lawyers

April 16, 2021

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.

ACCRALAW Recognized by ALB as Asia’s Employer of Choice for 2021

April 15, 2021

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”.

Aleli Angela G. Quirino and Alex Ferdinand S. Fider Recognized as IP Experts for 2021

March 29, 2021

ACCRALAW Of Counsel Aleli Angela G. Quirino and Senior Partner Alex Ferdinand S. Fider were recognized by Asia IP as IP Experts for 2021.