For the second consecutive year, Asian Legal Business (ALB) awarded ACCRALAW as the Philippine Law Firm of the Year. ALB announced the awardees during the 4th Annual ALB Philippine Law Awards held at Makati Shangri-La Hotel, Makati City.
ACCRALAW, in cooperation with the ACCRALAW Scholarship Foundation, Inc. and the family of the late Violeta Calvo-Drilon, awarded scholarship grants to students of the University of the Philippines College of Law in view of their outstanding performance.
ACCRALAW lawyers joined the Philippine delegation to the 41st ASEAN Law Association (ALA) Governing Council Meeting held in Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa in Phuket, Thailand last 21 November 2019.
Meritas, a global alliance of law firms worldwide, held a forum last 14 November 2019 at Shangri-la Hotel at the Fort in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City. It was participated in by its member law firms in Asia, Australia, US and Europe, including ACCRALAW, and the Firm’s clients.
ACCRALAW’s Senior Partner Francisco Ed. Lim has been chosen to lead the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) as its President for 2020. He serves as the 71st President since MAP’s founding in 1950.
The Asia IP Awards 2019 named top IP firms in the different jurisdictions in the Asia-Pacific. The 10th annual Asia IP Awards was held last 8 November 2019 at Shangri-la’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel in Taipei.
The Firm’s Patricia-Ann T. Prodigalidad was recognized as one of the distinguished recipients of the “The Outstanding Women in the Nation’s Service (TOWNS)” award this year. She was recognized for her outstanding contributions to the field of law.
ACCRALAW has been recognized by IFLR1000 as a leading law firm in the Philippines for 2020.
The Firm was recognized as a Tier 1 firm in the following practice areas: Capital Markets (Debt), Capital Markets (Equity), and Restructuring and Insolvency; a Tier 2 Firm in the practice areas of Banking, M&A, and Project Development; and a Tier 3 Firm in Project Finance.
Capping the ACCRALAW Business Law Forum held last 4 October 2019 was the launching of the book, “The Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines: Its Theories and Applications”. It was co-authored by Teresita J. Herbosa and Eric R. Recalde.