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SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan  

Legal Services | Philippines

www.syciplaw.com
tel: (63 32) 233 1211 | fax: (63 32) 233 1682
4th Floor, Keppel Center | Cebu City | 6000 | Philippines


Main Contacts

Hector De Leon

Hector M. De Leon, Jr.Managing Partner

Alan Fontanosa

Alan C. FontanosaPartner in Charge

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.

  • Lawyers Worldwide: 152

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

Hector De Leon

Hector M. De Leon, Jr.Managing Partner

Alan Fontanosa

Alan C. FontanosaPartner in Charge


Associates

Articles

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

1. May the Bureau of Internal Revenue issue assessments against a taxpayer based on third-party information? Yes, provided that such third-party information is verified or confirmed with the relevant customers or suppliers. In Commissioner of Internal Revenue v. Mercury Group of Companies, Inc. (CTA EB No. 2215 (CTA Case No. 9531), June 30, 2021), the Court of Tax Appeals En Banc (CTA En Banc) ruled that “[w] ithout conducting such confirmation or verification, the data gathered from the computerized/third party matching are left unsubstantiated, and the resulting assessment is void for lack of factual and legal basis...

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

1. What is the extended period for availing yourself of the Estate Tax Amnesty? Taxpayers now have until June 14, 2023, to avail themselves of the Estate Tax Amnesty. Republic Act No. 11569, titled “An Act Extending the Estate Tax Amnesty and for Other Purposes, Amending Section 6 of Republic Act No. 11213, otherwise known as the ‘Tax Amnesty Act’” was signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte on June 30, 2021...

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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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