News & Updates

ACCRALAW’s A-Listed Lawyers

September 16, 2021

The Asia Business Law Journal conducted its research on the Philippines’ leading law practitioners. Its research included interviews with different in-house counsel and Philippine-focused international law firms.

A Bar Methods Lecture for New Recruits

September 13, 2021

To date, ACCRALAW has hired 45 associates who are scheduled to join the Firm after they take the 2020/2021 Bar Examinations.

Chambers Employment 2021 Global Practice Guide

September 9, 2021

ACCRALAW contributed the Philippine chapter of Chambers Global Practice Guide on Employment Law. Emerico O. De Guzman, Clarence Darrow C. Valdecantos, Joy Anne C. Leong-Pambid, and Gilyen Ezra Marie L. Li wrote the chapter.

In Memoriam – Jefferson M. Marquez

August 9, 2021

ACCRALAW mourns the untimely demise of Jefferson M. Marquez, Senior Partner of ACCRALAW and Resident Partner of the Firm’s Cebu Branch.

Patricia-Ann T. Prodigalidad Hailed Among Benchmark Asia-Pacific’s Top 100 Women in Litigation

July 9, 2021

Benchmark Asia-Pacific recognized ACCRALAW Senior Partner and Co-Managing Partner Patricia-Ann T. Prodigalidad among its Top 100 Women in Litigation for 2021. This recognition is given to top women litigators who have participated in “some of the most impactful litigation matters in recent history as well as by earning the hard-won respect of their peers and clients.”

Eric R. Recalde’s Article on False Returns

July 8, 2021

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.

IP STARS Recognizes ACCRALAW as a Tier 1 Firm for 2021

July 7, 2021

ACCRALAW’s trademark and patent law practice gain another recognition from IP STARS. ACCRALAW has been ranked as a Tier 1 Firm for Trade Mark and Patent for 2021.

ALB’s Client Choice Lawyers for 2021

June 22, 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 recommendations from clients, including in-house counsel and business decision makers.

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.