News & Updates

ACCRALAW 2019 Business Law Forum

October 11, 2019

The recently conducted its annual business law forum for its clients and friends. As described by Managing Partner Emerico O. De Guzman, “This forum is a regular initiative of ACCRALAW to tackle relevant legal issues and provide significant legal developments affecting business and industry”.

Leland R. Villadolid Jr. on Coopetition in the Midst of Competition

October 10, 2019

Mr. Villadolid talked about the legal solutions that may be utilized by banks and financial institutions to safeguard personal information of their customers while at the same time share information in order to prevent and/or combat cyber security threats to their respective institutions.

Data Breach and Security Incidents

October 4, 2019

Mr. Gaba served as one of the Panelists during the Summit’s session on Data Breach and Security Incidents. He shared with the participants his experience handling various data privacy-related complaints, and security incidents and breach cases.

Pre-Bar Lectures by George S.D. Aquino

October 1, 2019

On 23 – 27 September 2019, the Firm’s George S.D. Aquino conducted pre-bar lectures at the Ateneo de Manila School of Law (Ateneo Law) on the topics of Civil Procedure and Criminal Procedure.

ACCRALAW Cebu’s Business Forum

September 30, 2019

Spearheaded by Jefferson M. Marquez, the Senior Partner of the Firm’s Cebu Branch, the Firm held its annual Business Law Forum at the City Sports Club Cebu last 25 September 2019. The forum was attended by the Firm’s clients representing different industries as well as law students from the University of San Carlos (USC).

ASEAN Fintech Ecosystem Benchmarking Study

September 30, 2019

ACCRALAW lawyers Christopher Louie D. Ocampo and Paula P. Plaza co-authored the ASEAN Fintech Ecosystem Benchmarking Study. This study was jointly produced by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, the Asian Development Bank Institute and FinTechSpace.

Data Privacy Act Explained

September 25, 2019

Our Firm’s John Paul M. Gaba, a Partner of the Intellectual Property Department, delivered a lecture on the Data Privacy Act (DPA) before the officers and members of Rotary Club of Cosmopolitan Cubao District 3780 last 19 September 2019 held in Quezon City.

ACCRALAW as Benchmark Litigation’s Law Firm of the Year

September 25, 2019

ACCRALAW was awarded during Benchmark Litigation’s Asia-Pacific Awards for 2019 as the Law Firm of the Year for the Philippines. The Firm’s Senior Partner Francisco Ed. Lim was also awarded as Lawyer of the Year for the Philippines.

ACCRALAW’s Ranking by Asialaw Profiles

September 23, 2019

In the Asialaw Profiles 2020 rankings, ACCRALAW was identified among the leading law firms in the Philippines.