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Philippines

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices¬†provides ‚Äėvery good service, with deep knowledge of the market and law‚Äô; it advises on various banking, finance and capital markets matters. Recent highlights included acting for Atimonan One Energy on a financing arrangement for the development of its 1,200MW coal-fired power plant in Quezon Province. Other clients include MUFG Bank, China Banking Corporation and CARD Mutually Reinforcing Institutions (CARD MRI). Ramil Bugayong,¬†Maria Chavez¬†and Pearl Cabali¬†head the team. They are supported by Monalisa Dimalanta¬†who has ‚Äėan exceptional way with clients and deep insights into the market‚Äô. Francis Asilo¬†left the firm.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices is experienced in securitisation transactions and is adept at handling regulatory matters. Key clients include China Banking Capital and DoubleDragon Properties. Ramil Bugayong and Pearl Cabali head the team. Francis Asilo left the firm.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices advises clients on corporate housekeeping, due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, contract drafting, foreign investments, and government permits. The team recently acted as transaction counsel to Global Business Power Corporation in relation to the $47m acquisition of a significant stake in a 210MW coal-fired power plant in Sarangani province. Other clients include Universal Robina Corporation and TQMP Glass Manufacturing Corporation. Regina Jacinto-Barrientos and Virginia Viray head the team, supported by Maria Chavez.

Leading individuals

Regina Jacinto-Barrientos - Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices advises on a range of domestic and international dispute resolution and arbitration, mediation and conciliation matters. Client sectors include banking and finance, energy and intellectual property. Joshua Paraiso, Roy Santos and Fidel Valeros, Jr head the team.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices advises on copyrights, trade marks, patents, license agreements, due diligence, franchise agreements and data protection. Joshua Paraiso and Fidel Valeros, Jr are the key practitioners.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 2

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices advises on employer-employee relationship matters such as employment benefits, labour standards, termination of employment and union activities. Other areas of expertise include corporate organisation restructuring, work visa processing and human resources support. Joseph Castillo and Roy Santos are the key partners.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 1

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices provides advice in various energy sectors including oil and gas, renewable energy and coal-thermal projects. Areas of expertise include regulatory and commercial issues and PPP projects. The firm recently acted for Atimonan One Energy in relation to a loan facility arrangement for the $2bn development of a coal-fired power plant. Other clients include Aboitiz Power, Masinloc Power Partners and Solar Philippines. Ramil Bugayong and Monalisa Dimalanta head the team with support from Najha Estrella and Rowena Salonga. Senior associate Sheryl Balot is also recommended. Senior associate Francis Asilo left in July 2017 to go in-house at Aboitiz Equity Ventures.

Leading individuals

Monalisa Dimalanta - Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices

Ramil Bugayong - Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices

Next Generation Partners

Sheryl Balot - Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices¬†advises on various infrastructure and PPP projects as well as real estate matters. It is experienced in dealing with solicited and unsolicited build‚Äďoperate‚Äďtransfer (BOT) projects.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices deals with tax assessments, protests, litigation and appeals. It also provides tax structuring, consultancy and advisory services. Pearl Cabali and Virginia Viray are the key practitioners.

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