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SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan  

Legal Services | Philippines

www.syciplaw.com
tel: +632 982 3600 | fax: +632 817 3896
SyCipLaw Center | Metro Manila | 0 | Philippines


Main Contacts

Hector De Leon

Hector M. De Leon, Jr.Managing Partner

Simeon Ken Ferrer

Simeon Ken R. FerrerHead of Corporate Services Department

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan's Overview

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) was founded in 1945. It is the largest law firm in the Philippines. We offer a broad and integrated range of legal services, with departments in the following fields:

- Banking, finance and securities
- Special projects
- Corporate services
- General business law
- Tax
- Intellectual property
- Employment law and immigration
- Dispute resolution


Within this structure, we have specialists in key practice areas such as mergers and acquisitions, energy, power, infrastructure, natural resources, government contracts, real estate, insurance, international arbitration, mediation, media, business process outsourcing, and technology.

We represent clients from almost every industry and enterprise, and the firm�s client portfolio includes local and global business leaders. We also act for governmental agencies, international organizations, and non-profit institutions.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1945
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 4
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 152

Languages: Chinese, English, Filipino, Japanese, Spanish, Korean

Notable

Areas of Practice
  • Advertising, Media & Entertainment
  • Aviation & Maritime Law
  • Banking, Finance & Securities
  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Corporate Services & Business Transactions
  • E-commerce & Technology
  • Employment, Labor Relations & Immigration
  • Energy
  • Environmental Law
  • Food & Drug
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property, Franchising & Distribution
  • Investments, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation & Arbitration
  • Mining & Natural Resources
  • Privatization
  • Real Estate
  • Tax
  • Telecommunications
  • Trade Law & Customs Regulation
Professionals

Partners

Associates

Leah Abutan

Leah C. AbutanSenior Associate

Ruben Acebedo

Ruben P. AcebedoSenior Associate




Il Young Choi

Il Young ChoiAssociate





Joanna Marie Joson

Joanna Marie O. JosonSenior Associate



Bhong Paulo Macasaet

Bhong Paulo A. MacasaetSenior Associate




Maria Christina Ortua

Maria Christina C. OrtuaSenior Associate

Emmar Benjoe Panahon

Emmar Benjoe B. PanahonSenior Associate


Ma. Patricia Paz

Ma. Patricia B. PazSenior Associate





Jericho Tiu

Jericho R TiuAssociate

Joan Mae To Conejos

Joan Mae S. To ConejosSenior Associate


Maria Viola Vista

Maria Viola B. VistaSenior Associate


Of Counsel

Other

Articles

Tax Issues and Practical Solutions (T.I.P.S.) for May
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, June 2021

 1. What are the rules on the exclusion of land in the computation of the PhP100 million threshold on total assets in order to qualify for the reduced corporate income tax rate of 20% under the CREATE Law? The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has issued Revenue Memorandum Circular No. 62-2021 dated April 30, 2021 (RMC No. 62-2021) to clarify certain provisions of Revenue Regulations No. 5-2021 relative to corporate income taxation under Republic Act No. 11534, or the Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises Act (CREATE Law)...

Tax Issues and Practical Solutions (T.I.P.S.) for April
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, May 2021

 The SyCipLaw T.I.P.S. for April covers the following tax issues: 1. What are the requirements to claim tax exemption for the procurement, importation, donation, storage, transportation, deployment, and administration of COVID-19 vaccines? 2. How are the amendments under the Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (CREATE) Act on certain final taxes implemented by the BIR? 3. How will the Commissioner of Internal Revenue disclose to the Department of Finance information on entities receiving tax incentives? 4. What are the new provisions on VAT and percentage tax, and the new corporate income tax rates, under the CREATE Act? 5...

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Press

SyCipLaw Announces New Corporate Services Department Head
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, June 2021

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Imelda A. Manguiat, a senior partner of the firm, as the new head of its Corporate Services (CS) Department, effective on June 1, 2021. Ms. Manguiat will succeed Mr. Simeon Ken R. Ferrer as department head following Mr. Ferrer’s retirement as a senior partner at the end of May 2021. Mr. Ferrer will be of counsel of the firm starting June 1, 2021...

SyCipLaw Announces New Corporate Services Department Head
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, May 2021

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Imelda A. Manguiat, a senior partner of the firm, as the new head of its Corporate Services (CS) Department, effective on June 1, 2021. Ms. Manguiat will succeed Mr. Simeon Ken R. Ferrer as department head following Mr. Ferrer’s retirement as a senior partner at the end of May 2021. Mr. Ferrer will be of counsel of the firm starting June 1, 2021...

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