We are pleased to announce the promotion of the following lawyers:

Senior Partner

VICTOR E. M. PANGILINAN

Effective 01 January 2018

Senior Associates

CRISELDA S. SANTIAGO

Effective 01 July 2017

CARLO B. VALERIO

Effective 01 January 2018

Building upon the founding principles that brought success to a partnership that spanned over 33 years

A group of 15 partners led by Avelino J. Cruz, Jr., former Secretary of National Defense and Simeon V. Marcelo, former Ombudsman and Solicitor General – exceptional lawyers with impeccable professional reputations – founded Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia. Read more→

News and Updates

CMT Senior Partner Divina Pedron is proud to have participated in the virtual series of IR Global’s multi-jurisdictional roundtable discussion on IP enforcement and litigation. The roundtable discussion focused on the infringement of IP rights. … Read more

The Philippine Supreme Court En Banc issued Administrative Matter No. 17-03-09-SC otherwise known as the Community Legal Aid Service Rule (“Rule”). Beginning with those who will pass the 2017 Bar Examinations, lawyers who will be … Read more

Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia (“CMT”) has maintained its status as a Top Tier Firm in Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property in the recently published Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018. Legal 500 Asia Pacific provides unbiased … Read more

The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has launched a new Company Registration System (“CRS”) on 21 November 2017, which became fully operational on 24 November 2017. The CRS is the online registration of corporations, issuance … Read more

The Department of Foreign Affairs (“DFA”) has issued Department Order No. 010-2017 dated 25 October 2017 or the Implementing Rules and Regulations (“IRR”) of Republic Act No. 10928, otherwise known as “An Act Extending the … Read more

A hefty tax assessment issued by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (“BIR”) of the Philippine Government is a constant concern for all businesses, both local and multinational, operating in the Philippines. This is especially true … Read more

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