News & Updates

Francis Lim is MAP President for 2020

November 14, 2019

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.

Asia IP Awards 2019 Recognizes ACCRALAW’s Trademarks Practice

November 11, 2019

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.

Patricia-Ann T. Prodigalidad is TOWNS Awardee for 2019

October 21, 2019

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.

IFLR1000 Recognizes ACCRALAW in 2020 Rankings

October 18, 2019

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.

The Revised Corporation Code

October 11, 2019

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.

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.