News & Updates

ACCRALAW Lawyers in the Philippines’ Top 100 Lawyers

August 6, 2019

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 Re-Joins ACCRALAW

July 18, 2019

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.

JP Gaba’s Lecture on Data Privacy

July 9, 2019

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.

ACCRALAW at the Kapatid Mentor ME Programs of DTI-PCE

June 19, 2019

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.

Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2019 Ranks ACCRALAW as Tier 1 and ACCRALAW Lawyers as Dispute Resolution Stars

June 18, 2019

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.

FINEX President Eusebio V. Tan

June 14, 2019

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”).

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.