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SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | June 2022
Philippines

Smart Air, a social enterprise that is committed to helping people breathe quality air through its low-cost air filters, recently received the “Powered by Pro Bono Award” at this year’s TrustLaw Awards by the Thomson Reuters Foundation ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | June 2022
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) retains its Top-Tier rankings in this year’s Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific guide: Commercial and Transactions, Tier 1 Intellectual Property, Tier 1 Labor and Employment, Tier 1 Tax, Highly Recommended Government and Regulatory, Recommended International Arbitration, Recommended Benchmark Litigation also named six of the firm’s lawyers as “Litigation stars”: Ricardo Ma. P.G ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | April 2022
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) has been cited as a Tier 1 Firm for its trademark work and expertise in the Philippines in this year’s IP STARS rankings published by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP). The rankings spotlight the world’s best practitioners and firms in the fields of patents and trademarks, selected based on client and peer recommendations in each jurisdiction. IP STARS is the leading specialist guide to IP law firms and practitioners worldwide ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | March 2022
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) was named Philippine Law Firm of the Year at the 2022 International Financial Law Review (IFLR) Asia-Pacific Awards, presented in a recent virtual awarding ceremony. SyCipLaw was also shortlisted in the Deal of the Year: M&A category for its work involving a $1.6B power deal aimed at leveraging the strengths of two leading energy providers in the region to promote clean and renewable electricity in the country ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | October 2021
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) partners -- Rocky Alejandro L. Reyes and Carina C. Laforteza -- are resource speakers in four episodes of the podcast series “In the Heart of the Matter - A Podcast on Legal Developments from Around the World”, by Conventus Law. They discussed key legal developments on investing in the Philippines. The podcast episodes are available on Spotify and iTunes and can be accessed through these links: Spotify: 1 ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | May 2021
Philippines

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 ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | March 2021
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) is pleased to announce the admission to the partnership of Easter Princess U. Castro-Ty, Joanna Marie O. Joson, Maria Viola B. Vista, and Maria Christina C. Ortua-Ang. SyCipLaw is one of the largest law firms in the Philippines and it celebrated its 75th anniversary last year. With the admission of these four women as partners, more than 40% of the partnership is now comprised of women. Easter Princess U. Castro-Ty is a labor law specialist ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | August 2018
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan joined the kick-off activity of the Philippine Business for Social Progress’ (PBSP) annual “Ready for School” (RFS) campaign last May 26 at the Taguig National High School (TNHS) in New Lower Bicutan, Taguig City. SyCipLaw volunteers helped prepare the school in time for the opening of classes last June. The activities included repainting of school chairs and blackboards, covering of books, construction of reading nooks, and cleaning of classrooms ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | August 2018
Philippines

Asia Business Law Journal’s list of top 100 lawyers in the Philippines includes nine lawyers from SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan. The list was based on extensive research conducted by the publication, including nominations made by professionals in Filipino and global companies and law firms. The SyCipLaw lawyers featured in the list are: • Hector M. de Leon, Jr., managing partner - Corporate/M&A; projects, infrastructure and energy; finance; tax • Emmanuel M ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | August 2018
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan’s Managing Partner Hector M. de Leon, Jr. is one of six finalists worldwide for TrustLaw’s Lawyer of the Year award. The award recognizes exceptional pro bono work. Public online voting is open until August 31 (Friday) through this link: www.surveygizmo.com/s3/4496581/Vote-for-TrustLaw-Lawyer-of-the-Year-2018. TrustLaw is Thomson Reuters Foundation’s global pro bono legal program ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | August 2018
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan has been ranked by IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Professionals 2018 as a Recommended Firm. SyCipLaw IP department head Enrique T. Manuel and partner Vida M. Panganiban-Alindogan are also ranked as leading individuals. Released in June 2018 with an online edition available at www.IAM1000.com, IAM Patent 1000 identifies the world's leading patent services providers and top patent professionals ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | August 2018
Philippines

Nine of SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan's lawyers are included in the Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2018. The list features the leading lawyers in 18 practice areas in 24 jurisdictions in the Asia-Pacific region. Results are based on an extensive survey of in-house counsel and private practitioners. The SyCipLaw lawyers featured in the list are: - Hector M. De Leon, Jr., managing partner - Market-leading Lawyer for Corporate, and M&A - Emmanuel M ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | August 2018
Philippines

SyCipLaw mourns the passing of Andres G. Gatmaitan, a name partner and a former managing partner of the firm. He died at the age of 78. Andy Gatmaitan obtained his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of the Philippines, where he distinguished himself as a scholar, campus journalist, and student leader. He was the editor-in-chief of the Philippine Collegian, the chairman of the U.P ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | May 2018
Philippines

SyCipLaw's Tax Department hosted a seminar on the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) last February 15 at the SyCipLaw Center. The event gathered 60 participants from 32 companies. SyCipLaw partners Carina C. Laforteza, Russel L. Rodriguez, and Hiyasmin H. Lapitan discussed the effects of TRAIN on individual taxes, corporate taxes, and value-added tax, among others. Participants were able to subsequently discuss concerns and issues with the featured speakers ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | May 2018
Philippines

SyCipLaw partners Carlos Roberto Z. Lopez and Vicente D. Gerochi IV were nominated to the In-House Community's Commended External Counsel of the Year, 2018. Lawyers in the list were nominated entirely by in-house counsel and corporate decision-makers in the In-House Community and received outstanding recommendations from their clients. Mr. Lopez was noted as standing out "for his legal expertise and professionalism". Mr ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | May 2018
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) was once again ranked by Managing IP's IP STARS 2018 as a Tier 1 firm in Patent and Trademarks/Copyright in the Philippines. In addition, SyCipLaw partners Enrique T. Manuel and Vida M. Panganiban-Alindogan are ranked as Trade mark star - Philippines. Mr. Manuel is also ranked as Patent star - Philippines. Managing IP published its 2018 firm rankings for patent work in March and its trademark/copyright results in April ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | April 2018
Philippines

SyCipLaw partner Carlos Roberto Z. Lopez has been recognized at the Client Choice Awards 2018. The Client Choice Awards was established in 2005 to recognize law firm partners around the world who stand out for their excellent client service ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | March 2018
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan is pleased to announce the promotion of Anthony R.V. Jacoba as senior associate effective January 1, 2018. Anthony R.V. Jacoba is a member of the firm's Litigation and Arbitration practice group. He has represented clients in a broad range of commercial litigation, including intra-corporate disputes, insolvency cases, and enforcement of foreign judgments, before all levels of the Philippine judiciary ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | February 2018
Philippines

Chambers Global 2018 has ranked SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan as a Band 1 firm in Corporate & Finance and Projects, Infrastructure & Energy. The following SyCipLaw lawyers were also ranked: - Hector M. de Leon, Jr. - Band 1 in Projects, Infrastructure & Energy - Rocky Alejandro L. Reyes - Band 3 in Corporate & Finance and Recognized Practitioner in Projects, Infrastructure & Energy - Vicente D. Gerochi IV - Band 2 in Corporate & Finance - Mia G ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | February 2018
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan collected a total of PhP55,100.00 and 169 books in support of the "Sa Pagbasa, May Pag-asa" storybook donation drive. The campaign advocates the exposure of public school children to a wide range of creative, interesting, and age-appropriate reading materials, and, in so doing, instill in them a culture of reading that is critical to the learning and development process ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | February 2018
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan was recognized as Philippine Law Firm of the Year at the Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards 2018. SyCipLaw partners Rocky Alejandro L. Reyes and Russel L. Rodriguez received the award on the firm’s behalf. The awards honor the work of national and international law firms across the Asia Pacific region on the basis of research for the most recent edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | February 2018
Philippines

SyCipLaw partner Arlene M. Maneja was a guest speaker on “Regulatory Framework for Renewable Energy” at the Bioenergy Mission to the Philippines co-organized by the Embassy of Canada in Manila and the Philippine Department of Energy. The event was intended to be a briefing session on the Philippine Regulatory Environment for the Canadian delegation composed of representatives from Cleantechnomics Energy Ltd., Loraxian Group, Minas Energy, Sigma Water Canada Inc., and Viresco Solutions ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | January 2018
Philippines

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 has once again ranked SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan as a Band 1 Firm in: - Banking & Finance - Banking & Finance: Capital Markets - Corporate/M&A - Corporate/M&A: Real Estate - Dispute Resolution - Dispute Resolution: Arbitration - Employment - Intellectual Property - Projects, Infrastructure & Energy - Tax Several of the firm’s lawyers were also ranked by Chambers: - Hector M. de Leon, Jr ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | January 2018
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan has been recommended by The Asia Pacific Legal 500 2018 as a Top Tier Firm in 15 practice areas in the Philippines: Aviation, Banking and finance, Capital markets, Corporate and M&A, Dispute resolution, Immigration, Intellectual property, Labour and employment, Law firms in Cebu, Law firms in Davao, Projects and energy, Real estate and construction, Shipping, Tax, and Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan | December 2017
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) was recognized as the Philippines Firm of the Year at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Legal Practice Awards 2017. SyCipLaw partner Leslie C. Dy received the award on the firm's behalf. The asialaw Asia-Pacific Legal Practice Awards are based on extensive research conducted on the 2018 edition of Asialaw Profiles. Winners are selected based on the innovation, complexity and impact of work done from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 ...

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