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News & Updates

December 07, 2017

For 2018, ACCRALAW was ranked by The Legal 500 as a Top Tier Firm in major practice areas in the Philippines: Capital Markets, Corporate Merger & Acquisition, Dispute Resolution, Labor & Employment, Intellectual Property, Real Estate & Construction, Shipping, Tax and Immigration.  ACCRALAW's branch offices in Cebu and Davao were also recognized as Top Tier. The Firm was also...Read more

October 10, 2017

In recognition of its continued commitment to excellence in law practice, ACCRALAW received multiple awards from Thomson Reuters’ Asian Legal Business.  ACCRALAW was awarded the Litigation Law Firm of the Year and the Labor and Employment Law Firm of the Year.  Emerico O. De Guzman, the Managing Partner of ACCRALAW, was awarded the Managing Partner of the Year and Francis Ed Lim, a...Read more

September 19, 2017

The 2017 edition of Asialaw Leading Lawyers identified seventeen (17) ACCRALAW lawyers as outstanding private practice legal professionals in their respective practice areas.  For Dispute Resolution & Litigation, Avelino V.Cruz, Victor P. Lazatin, Luis A. Vera Cruz,Jr., Francisco Ed. Lim, Ramon G. Samson, Patricia-Ann T. Prodigalidad, Gilbert D. Gallos and Teodoro L. Regala, Jr.were...Read more

May 09, 2017

ACCRALAW successfully argued before the Supreme Court en banc a case of first impression in the Philippines.   In a landmark case involving the question of whether there is any rule or law that prohibits or restricts the construction within the “sight line” of a national monument, ACCRALAW’s team of lawyers participated in the oral arguments.  The team was composed of Victor P....Read more

April 25, 2017

ACCRALAW participated in the recently concluded conference attended by in-house counsels in the region.  The Asian Legal Business In House Summit was held on 20 April 2017 at Grand Hyatt Hotel in Singapore.  Stephen George S.D. Aquino gave a talk on the salient features of the Philippine Competition Act and its Implementing Rules and Regulations.  He discussed the effect of this...Read more

March 20, 2017

On March 10, 2017, ACCRALAW’s Cebu Branch held its annual legal forum in partnership with the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI). It was attended by representatives from various business sectors including invited guests from CCCI, the MEPZ-Human Resources Association, Inc. led by its President, Ms. Mabel Abella and the People Management Association Cebu, Inc., led by its Vice-...Read more

March 20, 2017

   Jefferson M. Marquez, a Senior Partner of ACCRALAW's Cebu Branch, was awarded by the People Management Association of the Philippines Cebu, Inc., (PMAP-Cebu), a Presidential Award for Valuable Contribution for his exemplary performance, steadfast dedication, and outstanding contribution to the fulfillment of the goals of the organization during the organization's 1st General...Read more

January 30, 2017

On January 10, 2017, iManage announced that the Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Office  (ACCRALAW), a top tier Philippines-based firm servicing local and international clientele, has chosen iManage Work for document and email management.  Since its establishment in 1972, ACCRALAW has grown into a celebrated and multi-awarded service organization with over 140 lawyers...Read more

September 28, 2016

On 26 September 2016, ACCRALAW in cooperation with BusinessWorld, Management Association of the Philippines (MAP), Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX), Shareholders’ Association of the Philippines (SHAREPHIL) and Manila Bulletin, held the ACCRALAW Business Law Forum at the Mayuree Ballroom of the Dusit Thani Hotel in Makati City.  It was a full day of insightful talks...Read more

September 28, 2016

For the 2016 Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards, ACCRALAW was awarded National Law Firm of the Year. This award recognizes the leading dispute resolution practice of the Firm headed by Ana Lourdes Teresa Arnaldo-Oracion. ACCRALAW has maintained its top tier ranking for its dispute resolution practice, which includes domestic and international commercial arbitration.  It...Read more

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