For this year, the Asia Business Law Journal’s A-List recognized ten (10) of the Firm’s lawyers among the country’s Top 100 Lawyers. The A-List all foreign legal counsel, advisors and/or consultants practicing in the Philippines. The list of the ranked lawyers is based on Asia Business Law Journal’s extensive research and feedback from international and local peers and clients.
Teresita J. Herbosa, former Chairperson of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), re-joins ACCRALAW as Of Counsel. During her term from April 2011 to June 2018 as SEC Chairperson, she introduced and implemented reforms to improve the efficiencies in the SEC.
Our Firm’s John Paul M. Gaba, Partner of the Intellectual Property Department, delivered a lecture on the Philippine Data Privacy Act (“DPA”) before the officers and members of NEW Network for Enterprising Women last 8 July 2019 held in Makati City.
Since 2016, ACCRALAW, through its Davao Branch, has supported the Mentor Micro Entrepreneur (ME) Program of the Department of Trade and Industry and the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship-Go Negosyo.
In the 2019 edition of Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific, ACCRALAW was ranked among the Tier 1 Law Firms in the practice areas of Commercial and Transactions and Labor and Employment. ACCRALAW was also recommended for International Arbitration and Tax.
Among the Firm’s lawyers who is active in different business organizations is Eusebio V. Tan. Mr. Tan is well-known in the legal and business community, not only as the Firm’s Former Managing Partner, but also as current President of the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines, Inc. (“FINEX”).
Last May 31, 2019, the 5th General Membership Meeting of the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (“DCCCI”) was held.
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.
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.