John Christian Joy A. Regalado

John Christian Joy A. Regalado

Senior Associate

Expertise

  • Corporate Services & Business Transactions
  • Investments, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation & Arbitration
  • Mining & Natural Resources

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan
Philippines

Profile
Mr. Regalado is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Arbitration, Special Projects, and Tax practice groups.

Mr. Regalado has extensive experience in litigation, having handled and tried cases before the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Court of Tax Appeals, Sandiganbayan, trial courts, the Department of Justice, the Department of Trade and Industry, and prosecutors’ offices. He is also experienced in commercial arbitration, having represented clients before the International Chamber of Commerce – International Court of Arbitration, and the Construction Industry Arbitration Commission.

As a member of the firm’s Special Projects practice group, Mr. Regalado focuses on mergers and acquisitions, and foreign investments. He has advised clients in various share and asset purchase transactions involving target companies engaged in energy, food manufacturing and distribution, insurance, and mining activities. He has also advised foreign investors in structuring and maintaining their investments in business process outsourcing, and e-commerce activities in the Philippines.

Mr. Regalado is currently an Assistant Professorial Lecturer in the Commercial Law Department of the De La Salle University – College of Business.

Bar Admissions

2010, Philippines

Education

De La Salle University (B.S., cum laude); Ateneo de Manila University (J.D., second honors)
Areas of Practice

Corporate Services & Business Transactions | Investments, Mergers & Acquisitions | Litigation & Arbitration | Mining & Natural Resources | Tax

Articles

Supreme Court Guidelines on the Conduct of Videoconferencing
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, February 2021

The Supreme Court has issued Supreme Court Administrative Matter No. 20-12-01-SC (Re: Proposed Guidelines on the Conduct of Videoconferencing) dated December 9, 20201 (Court Videoconferencing Guidelines) to ensure that hearings via videoconferencing are conducted in an orderly manner and that the constitutional rights of the accused are protected...

Guidelines on the Implementation of the Hague Service Convention in the Philippines
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, October 2020

This is an overview of Supreme Court Administrative Order No. 251-2020 (Guidelines on the Implementation in the Philippines of the Hague Service Convention on the Service Abroad of Judicial Documents in Civil and Commercial Matters)1 (the Hague Service Convention Guidelines). The guidelines became effective on October 1, 2020.2 A...

Rules Implementing the Criminal Provisions of the Philippine Competition Act
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, September 2020

 This briefing provides an overview of the salient points of Department of Justice (“DOJ”) Circular No. 016 (Rules Implementing the Criminal Provisions of Republic Act No. 10667, Otherwise Known As the Philippine Competition Act)1 (“PCA Rules on Criminal Provisions”). A...