News & Updates

Strategic Partnerships and Other Business Issues

June 11, 2019

Last May 31, 2019, the 5th General Membership Meeting of the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (“DCCCI”) was held.

John Paul Gaba Speaks on the Data Privacy Act and Other Topics

June 11, 2019

Our Firm’s John Paul M. Gaba, Partner of the Intellectual Property Department, recently delivered lectures during the 49th Pre-Judicature Program of the Philippine Judicial Academy (PHILJA) last 31 May 2019 held in Cebu City.

ACCRALAW: Asialaw’s Philippines Firm of the Year

June 6, 2019

Last May 30, 2019, different law firms and law practitioners assembled at Island Shangri-la in Hong Kong for the second annual Asialaw Regional Awards. For ACCRALAW, the Firm’s Managing Partner Emerico O. De Guzman and Senior Partner Rowena Garcia-Flores attended.

In-House Community Counsels of the Year Awards ACCRALAW and Patricia-Ann T. Prodigalidad

June 6, 2019

Last May 30, 2019, In-House Community announced its annual Counsels of the Year Awards. The awards are based on in-house counsel submissions and the decision of an independent panel of judges.

Teodoro D. Regala – In Memoriam

June 4, 2019

It is with profound grief and sadness that the ACCRALAW Family announces the passing of TEODORO D. REGALA, one of the founding partners of Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (“ACCRALAW”), on 1 June 2019.

ACCRALAW Named as Top Tier Firm for Patent, Trade Mark and Copyright by IP STARS 2019

May 28, 2019

ACCRALAW retained its Tier 1 ranking in both Trade Mark and Patent in the 2019 global edition of Managing Intellectual Property IP STARS. IP STARS, published by Euromoney, is the leading specialist guide to IP law firms and practitioners, covering more than 70 jurisdictions. Managing IP has been researching and ranking IP firms since 1996.

Leland Villadolid Speaks at the National Data Privacy Conference

May 24, 2019

Our Firm’s Leland R. Villadolid Jr., Senior Partner of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department, participated as Speaker at the Industry Breakout Sessions sponsored by the National Privacy Commission during the National Data Privacy Conference – Privacy Awareness Week 2019.

Testimonial Dinner for New and Retired Partners

May 13, 2019

The Firm’s Partners had their traditional testimonial dinner last May 6, 2019 at the Grand Salon, Grand Hyatt Manila, in Bonifacio Global City.  They celebrated the admission to the Partnership of Everlene O. Lee (“Ever” and Louie John D. Lood (“John”).  They also honored Regina P. Geraldez (“Gina”) and Ramon G. Samson (“Mon”) who retired from the Partnership last year.

ASEAN Law Institute Launch headed by Hon. Avelino V. Cruz as Chairman

April 17, 2019

The ASEAN Law Association (ALA) launched the ASEAN Law Institute in Manila on April 13, 2019 (“Institute”). Avelino V. Cruz, one of the Firm’s Founding Partners, was appointed as the Institute’s Chairman.