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22/F-26/F ACCRALAW TOWER, 2ND AVENUE, CORNER 30TH STREET, CRESCENT PARK WEST, BONIFACIO GLOBAL CITY, 0399 TAGUIG, METRO MANILA, PHILIPPINES
Tel:
Work +63 2 830 8000
Fax:
Fax +63 2 403 7007/7009
Email:
Web:
www.accralaw.com
Cebu, Davao, Manila

Eusebio V Tan

Tel:
Work (632) 830 8000
Email:
Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALaw)

Work Department

Corporate & Special Projects

Position

Senior Partner Practice Areas: Banking Law | Business Law | Capital Markets & Securities | Commercial Law | Construction Law | Contracts | Corporate Law | Energy, Gas & Oil | Finance | Government Contracts, Public Private Partnership Arrangements and Privatization Projects | Investment Law | Mergers & Acquisitions | Telecommunications & Public Utilities

Career

Mr. Tan has advised senior managements, boards of directors, independent committees of boards, and major stockholders of both public and private corporations on strategies to be applied in major transactions and projects and in the implementation thereof. He has represented international and domestic banks (lenders) and various corporations (as borrowers) in major loan transactions. He acts as Corporate Secretary and in certain cases, also as a member of the board of directors, of several large corporations. He has advised clients in connection with large construction projects and build-operate-transfer undertakings, as well as in large privatization/public-private-partnership projects. He led teams that obtained full banking licenses for major foreign banks, under the Foreign Banks Liberalization Law of the Philippines (R.A. no. 7721). He has advised on numerous joint venture projects involving foreign investors and Philippine joint venture partners.

Languages

English and Filipino

Member

Mr. Tan is a member of the Rotary Club of Manila and through the years has been elected to various positions- Deputy Sergeant-at-Arms 2007; Director 2008; Assistant Secretary 2009, Director 2010, 2012, 2013; Vice President-Elect 2013. MERITAS Law Firms Worldwide - Member, Board of Directors (2008-2011); Member, Quality Assurance Committee (2013-date); Member, Strategic Planning Committee (2013-date); Member, Chair-Elect Nominating Committee (2013); Integrated Bar of the Philippines (“IBP”) – Member (1976-date), Treasurer, IBP Pasay, Makati, Mandaluyong, San Juan Chapter, 1987-89; Director, IBP Pasay, Makati, Mandaluyong, San Juan Chapter, 1989-91, Vice-President, IBP Makati City Chapter, 1991-93, Member, IBP National Committee on Legal Aid, 1991-93, President, IBP Makati City Chapter, 1993-95, Ex-Officio Director, IBP Makati City Chapter, 1995-97; Philippine Bar Association - Member;  Inter-Pacific Bar Association (“IPBA”) - Charter Member, Jurisdictional Council Member for the Philippines, Membership Contact Person for the Philippines, and Vice-Chairperson of the Cross Border Investment Committee; International Bar Association (“IBA”) - Member, Section on Business Law; Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (“FINEX”) - Member, Tax and Legal Committee, Programs Committee, Elections Committee, Corporate Finance Committee, Director (2013-2014); Trustee, FINEX Research & Development Foundation, Inc. (2012); LAWASIA, Member; Management Association of the Philippines (“MAP”) - President (2010-2011), Member, Board of Governors (2009-2011), Chairman-Fellowship and Sports Committee (2008 and 2013), Member-Golf Sub-Committee, Membership Committee, Governor-in-Charge, Chapters Committee and Sports Committee (2009); Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Member-representative for ACCRALAW; Makati Business Club - Member; Philippines-Japan Economic Cooperation Committee, Inc. – Member, Board of Trustees, Chairman (2011-2013); Member, Board of Advisers (2013-2014); The Philippines-Japan Society, Inc. – Member, Board of Directors.

Education

Mr. Tan graduated from the De La Salle University, Bachelor of Arts, major in Economics (Accelerated Honors Program), summa cum laude, 1971. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree in 1975 from the Ateneo de Manila University. Mr. Tan received his Master of Laws degree from Columbia University in 1979.

Leisure

AWARDS AND CITATIONS: General Excellence Gold Medal and Dr. Jose Rizal Honors Society Membership Ring awarded by the De La Salle University upon graduation in 1971; Second Honors Silver Medal awarded by the Ateneo de Manila University, College of Law, upon graduation in 1975; Life Member, MAP; Life Member, FINEX.


Philippines

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Eusebio Tan leads the team at Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALaw), which includes Judy Hao, Andre Navato, Jr and Elaine Reyes-Rodolfo. The group recently advised Standard Chartered Bank as a co-lead arranger on the updating of BDO Unibank’s medium term note programme and the issuance of $300m senior notes due 2021.

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Capital markets

Within: Leading individuals

Eusebio Tan - Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALaw)

Within: Capital markets

Eusebio Tan leads the practice at Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALaw), with strong support from Judy Hao, Tadeo Hilado and Francisco Lim. The firm regularly advises BDO Capital as underwriter including recently on the PHP30m bond offering of SM Investments Corp as well as on Megaworld Corporation’s bond offering.

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Corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Eusebio Tan - Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALaw)

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Projects and energy

Within: Projects and energy

Eusebio Tan leads the department at Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALaw), which has particular experience in matters involving natural resources and renewables.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALaw) is strong in construction, development and PPP infrastructure development, and was involved in the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) Project. Teodoro Regala, Avelino Cruz, Victor Lazatin and Eusebio Tan are particularly active in real estate and construction work.

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