News & Updates

ACCRALAW’s Corporate M&A Practice Recognized by The Legal 500

January 23, 2021

In its Asia-Pacific Rankings for 2021, The Legal 500 ranked ACCRALAW as a Top-Tier Firm for Corporate and M&A.

ACCRALAW advises clients, whether sellers or buyers, in significant M&A deals. The Firm not only performs the due diligence work necessary, but also advises on the investment structure. As a full0service firm, ACCRALAW is able to advise on the different aspects of these transactions from corporate law, competition law, taxation, and employment law.

ACCRALAW’s Dispute Resolution Practice Ranked as Top-Tier by The Legal 500

January 22, 2021

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific recognized ACCRALAW as a Top-Tier Firm for Dispute Resolution in its 2021 Editorial.

ACCRALAW has a consistent and outstanding track record in handling high-value and complex disputes. The Firm has successfully represented clients in commercial, administrative, civil, and criminal cases. The Firm’s lawyers regularly appear in trial and appellate courts, including various quasi-judicial and administrative bodies.

ACCRALAW is a Legal 500 Asia-Pacific Top Tier Firm for 2021

January 21, 2021

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific has released its rankings for 2021. It has recognized ACCRALAW as a top-tier firm in nine (9) practice areas for 2021, namely: Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Immigration, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, Real Estate and Construction, and Tax.

ACCRALAW Represents CVC Capital’s Expansion to Logistics

January 15, 2021

ACCRALAW is pleased to have acted as Philippine counsel to private equity company CVC Capital Partners in connection with its investment in the Fast Logistics Group.

Emerico O. De Guzman and Patricia-Ann T. Prodigalidad Lead the Firm

January 13, 2021

ACCRALAW proudly announces the re-election of Senior Partner Emerico O. De Guzman as its Managing Partner and election of Senior Partner Patricia-Ann T. Prodigalidad as Co-Managing Partner.

Fundamentals of Criminal Procedure

December 28, 2020

Like other educational institutions, the University of the Philippines Law Center migrated its Paralegal Training Program online. Partner Chrysilla Carissa P. Bautista is one of the program’s lecturers. Ms. Bautista’s training module provides an introduction to criminal law and an overview of the rules on criminal procedure.

REIT Law and Other Laws

December 28, 2020

Last 17 December 2020, Partner Eric R. Recalde conducted an online talk on REIT Law, Bayanihan Laws, and CREATE Bill for one of the Firm’s long-standing clients, First Metro Investment Corporation. The virtual session was attended by investment bankers who were eager to learn and understand the impact of these special laws on the capital markets.

ACCRALAW’s Rankings by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021

December 18, 2020

Chambers Asia-Pacific recently released its 2021 rankings of leading law firms and lawyers in the region. ACCRALAW is honored that Chambers Asia-Pacific continues to recognize ACCRALAW’s outstanding status in various practice areas.

Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants

December 16, 2020

Eric R. Recalde was a speaker at the Metro Manila Ethics & Leadership Summit Joint Quarterly Membership Meeting and Professional Fair organized by the Philippine Institute of Public Accountants (“PICPA”). The event’s theme was “Traversing the New Landscape with Stronger Ethical and Leadership Foundation”. It was held last 10 December 2020.