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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→

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Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia (“CMT”) has been recommended as a top-tier firm in 2 practice areas: Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property. CMT’s Corporate and M&A, immigration, Projects & Energy, and Real Estate and Construction practice … Read more

The University of the Philippines Geology Alumni Association (“UPGAA”), in partnership with Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia, held its 7th annual Baguio City Geotour on 22 November 2019 in conjunction with the Philippine Mine Safety and … Read more

The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has issued Memorandum Circular No. 25, Series of 2019, or the “2019 Guidelines for the Protection of SEC Registered Non-Profit Organizations from Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Abuse (“2019 … Read more

The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) issued Memorandum Circular No. (“SEC MC No.”) 23, Series of 2019, providing for the Guidelines on the Revival of Expired Corporations (“Guidelines”). The Guidelines were issued to provide for … Read more

Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia contributed the Philippines chapter of Chambers Environmental Law 2019, the multi-jurisdictional practice guide on environmental law edited and published by Chambers & Partners. Chambers & Partners identifies and ranks the most outstanding … Read more

The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) issued Memorandum Circular (“MC”) No. 24, Series of 2019, advising the public of the adoption of the Code of Corporate Governance for Public Companies and Registered Issuers (the “CG … Read more

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