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Angelo Patrick Advincula
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Commercial Law, Commercial Litigation and Arbitration, Government Policy, Taxation.
Atty. Advincula is competent in Commercial Litigation and Arbitration in the fields of BOT infrastructure contracts and water concession contracts. He was engaged by the Office of the Government Corporate Counsel, the Department of Justice and the National Irrigation Authority in the following cases: Successful defense of a Government agency against a US $125 million claim for contractual default and non-performance filed by a power producer; Successful defense of a government-owned corporation in an UNCITRAL arbitration filed by a water concessionaire, which charged the agency with contractual default and fraud in administering the BOT agreement, and which involved the amount of US $108 million; Defense of a partly government-owned private bank in a case involving the transfer of alleged ill-gotten funds in the amount of US $634 million to the Philippine Government; and Representation of a Philippine province in a US $100 million damages claim against a Canadian mining company for pollution and environmental damage. Tax In the field of Taxation, Atty. Advincula advises clients on the tax implications of domestic international transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, financings, investments, joint ventures and restructurings. He was instructed by a number of Fortune 500 companies in seeking favorable guidance and rulings from the Bureau of Internal Revenue, handling tax assessments and audits before the Court of Tax Appeals, as well as securing VAT refunds. Some highlights include: Successful defense of a Fortune 500 Company against a US $33 million tax assessment involving deficiency income taxes and the application of income tax holidays; Successful claim for a US $8.2 million tax refund for a multinational power producer involving VAT zero-rated power sales; and Tax structuring advice to a US software company in preparation for a US $120 million government bidding. He was a Lecturer at the Ateneo School of Law in Taxation. He was a Director of Asia United Bank, and served as Chairman of its Trust Committee. He is presently the Corporate Secretary of Philippine Bank of Communications.
Integrated Bar of the Philippines Tax Managers Association of the Philippines.
University of the Philippines - BA (Philosophy) University of the Philippines College of Law - LLB (Laws).
Banking and finance
Within: Banking and finance
Angelo Advincula and Samantha Dy-van de Loo lead the team at Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula, and are ably supported by Jorge Melo and Antero Caganda. Between April 2015 and March 2016, Lily Gruba assisted Asia United Bank Corporation with over $554m-worth of loans to various borrowers.
Within: Capital markets
Samantha Dy-van de Loo at Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula advised Asia United Bank Corporation on its $108m Tier 2 notes issuance. Angelo Advincula is recommended.
Corporate and M&A
Within: Corporate and M&A
The key partners at Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula are Angelo Advincula, Samantha Dy-van de Loo and Juan Miguel de la Fuente. De la Fuente advised Frontier Capital Group and E!xcite Gaming and Entertainment on their $26m acquisition of Stotsenberg Leisure Park & Hotel Corporation.
Within: Dispute resolution
Antero Caganda, Angelo Advincula and Jorge Melo are the key partners at Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula. The team assisted Philippine National Bank with obtaining a tax refund for tax wrongly paid in 2003.
Within: Leading individuals
Angelo Advincula - Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula
At Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula, Angelo Advincula successfully assisted Puregold Duty Free with a $60m refund for VAT and excise taxes wrongly paid between 1998 and 2004. Lily Gruba, Antero Caganda and Juan Miguel de la Fuente are also recommended.