The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon
22/F-26/F ACCRALAW TOWER, 2ND AVENUE, CORNER 30TH STREET, CRESCENT PARK WEST, BONIFACIO GLOBAL CITY, 1635 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

Lawyer rankings

Eric R Recalde

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

Work Department

Tax; Corporate & Special Projects

Position

Partner Practice Areas: Antitrust & Trade Regulation | Appellate Practice | Banking Law | Business Law | Capital Markets & Securities | Commercial Law | Contracts | Corporate Law | Debtor & Creditor | Energy, Gas & Oil | Finance | Government & Legislative Advocacy | Government Contracts, Public Private Partnership Arrangements and Privatization Projects | International Law | Investment Law | Mergers & Acquisitions | Real Estate | Taxation | Trusts & Estates | Wills & Probate

Career

Mr. Recalde provides general counseling to clients on national and local taxation issues, as well as assistance in estate planning and the conduct of tax compliance audits. He renders advisory opinions on tax planning and structuring, including joint ventures, corporate restructuring, reorganizations, mergers, and acquisitions. Mr. Recalde also renders tax advice on employee benefits, tax treaty applications, as well as customs laws and international trade laws. He represents clients in tax litigation involving administrative protests and claims for refund before the appropriate bodies and courts. Mr. Recalde has been involved in numerous projects, such as those relating to water and power, toll roads, hotels and resorts, property development, mergers and acquisitions, loan negotiations, and corporate restructuring.

Languages

English and Filipino

Member

Mr. Recalde is a member of the Makati City Chapter of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines. He was its assistant treasurer from 2009 to 2011, and a member of its publications committee from 2006 to 2008. Mr. Recalde is also a member of the Eastern Metro Manila Chapter of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Education

Mr. Recalde obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree from the San Beda College in 2002 and was the salutatorian of the graduating class. He ranked 3rd in the 2002 Philippine Bar Examinations. He completed his degree in Accountancy from San Beda College, where he graduated with academic distinction in 1996. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant, ranking eleventh in the September 1996 CPA Licensure Examinations. Mr. Recalde earned his Master of Laws degree from San Beda College in 2009, and is presently pursuing a Master of Corporate Law degree from the University of Cambridge.

Leisure

Law Professorial Positions & Legal Publications: As a Lecturer in various universities and colleges from 2002up to 2006 and in Angeles University Foundation from 2006 up to the present, Mr. Recalde is currently teaching courses in Taxation Law and Corporate Transactions. Aside from his significant involvement in legal education, Mr. Recalde has published several legal books: “A Treatise on Tax Principles and Remedies,” Rex Bookstore Publishing Company (2009), “The Philippine Local Tax and Tariff and Customs Laws,” Rex Bookstore Publishing Company (2011), and “The Philippine Internal Revenue Taxes,”Rex Bookstore Publishing Company (2014). AWARDS AND CITATIONS: Mr. Recalde has been cited by Tritium Knowledge Center, Inc. for his dedication to developing the capability and capacity of NGOs, foundations, cooperatives, associations, corporate organizations, church based organizations, local government units, government agencies, and other socio-civic organizations.


Philippines

Tax

Within: Tax

Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALaw) represents clients in tax litigation in front of various courts for clients mostly in the banking, manufacturing, renewable energy and advertising sectors. Other areas of expertise include risk assessments and advice on risk mitigation and exposures. The firm recently acted for Metropolitan Bank & Trust in relation to its intervention in a petition for declaratory relief questioning the regulation issued by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) limiting the manner in which banks and other financial institutions allocate expenses between their units and income streams. Eric Recalde heads the team with support from Ruby Yusi. Senior associates Rogelio Redoble and Aila Alvarez left the firm.

[back to top]


Back to index

Legal Developments in Philippines

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to