Renz J. Pagayanan and Agustin P. Geraldez are lawyers from the Firm’s Corporate and Special Projects Department. They contributed articles to the Asian-Mena Counsel’s publication on updates in Philippine laws.
Our Firm’s Intellectual Property Department contributed the Philippine Chapter on Trade Marks. Chambers Global Practice Guide on Trade Marks provides a useful overview on applicable Philippine laws. John Paul M. Gaba, Richmond K. Lee, Jose Eduardo T. Genilo and Maria Isabel M. Llave co-authored this chapter.
The Philippines is known for the growing industry of business process outsourcing entities. The Philippine Chapter of Chambers Global Practice Guide on Outsourcing is a useful tool in understanding local regulations. Emerico O. De Guzman, Neptali B. Salvanera, Erwin V. Filio and Paulo N. Rabanal co-authored this chapter.
Throughout 2018, the Firm’s lawyers contributed to Asia-Mena Counsel’s initiatives to updates its members on the evolving laws in different jurisdictions.
Emerico O. De Guzman, Clarence Darrow C. Valdecantos, Joy Anne C. Leong-Pambid and Gilyen Ezra Marie L. Li contributed the Philippine chapter on Employment for the 2019 edition of the Chambers Global Practice Guide on Employment. Mr. De Guzman is the Firm’s Managing Partner and formerly Head of the Labor and Employment Practice Group, which is currently headed by Mr. Valdecantos.
Leland R. Villadolid Jr. and Arianne T. Ferrer authored the Philippine chapter on Cybersecurity. The chapter identifies and defines crimes related to cybersecurity and other incidents involving IT systems, infrastructure, communications networks, devices and data. It discusses laws applicable to these crimes within the Philippine legal framework. The chapter also provides an overview of current litigation involving cybersecurity.