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Philippines

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices

Ramil Bugayong leads the practice at Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices, which is experienced in a range of banking and finance matters, including acquisition financing, equity investment and securitisation. The team has acted for a number of notable clients, such as Aboitiz Power Corporation, China Banking Corporation and China Bank Capital Corp. Highlights included the $650m acquisition of beneficial interests in GNPower Mariveles Coal Plant and GNPower Dinginin by Therma Power, an Aboitiz subsidiary.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices

Ramil Bugayong leads the team Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices, which acted for China Bank Capital Corporation and First Metro Investments Corporation in relation to the issuance of PHP5bn worth of corporate retail bonds by STI Education Services Group. The firm also counts Aboitiz Power Corporation, Rizal Bank, and BPI Capital Corporation among its key clients.

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

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices

Regina Jacinto-Barrientos, Maria Chavez and Virginia Viray lead the corporate and M&A practice at Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices, which has advised a number of notable clients, including Rizal Bank, China Banking Corporation, Vintage Engineering Public and Electric Generating Public. Monalisa Dimalanta acted for Therma Power, an Aboitiz Group subsidiary, on the $1.2bn acquisition of interests in GNPower.

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

Joshua Paraiso, Roy Santos and Fidel Valeros, Jr jointly lead the practice at Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices, which recently acted as counsel to LG International on a $443m corporate rehabilitation case filed with the commercial courts. Other notable clients include Hewlett-Packard Philippines Corporation, First Sovereign Asset Management and Uber Systems.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices advises clients on licensing, data protection, registration of copyrights, trade mark opposition disputes, and copyright infringement matters, among other areas. Joshua Paraiso and Fidel Valeros, Jr are recommended.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 2

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices’ labour and employment practice has substantial experience in providing advice on employer-employee relationships, with particular expertise in employment benefits, labour standards, terminations and union activities. Joseph Castillo and Roy Santos are the key contacts.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 1

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices

Monalisa Dimalanta leads the energy practice at Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices, with strong support from Najha Estrella, Luther Ramos, Rowena Salonga and Shirley Velasquez-Viray. The department is experienced in issues involving renewables and coal thermal projects, as well as government advisory matters, and has acted on behalf of a number of notable clients such as Aboitiz Power Corporation, Masinloc Power Partners and San Buenventura Power. The team recently acted as counsel for Therma Power, an Aboitiz subsidiary, in the $1.2b acquisition of interests in GNPower.

Leading individuals

Monalisa Dimalatan - Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices

Ramil Bugayong - 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

The team at Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices has expertise in construction in the transport and energy sectors, and has been particularly active in advising the Philippine Department of Transportation and Communications and the PPP Center on the development and construction of a new international airport in Cebu.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices

The practice at Puyat Jacinto & Santos Law Offices has extensive experience in tax consultancy and structuring for local and foreign investments, and provides advice on tax assessments, litigation and appeals to domestic and international clients. Pearl Cabali and Virginia Viray are the partners to note.

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