Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula

Philippines

Analysis

Overview

Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula is a full-service law firm representing a wide array of local and foreign clients in the Philippines. The firm is best known for its tax practice. The firm is also active in the banking and finance and corporate and M&A areas. Lily Gruba, Angelo Patrick Advincula and Antero Jose Caganda are among the key contacts.

Tax

Work highlights 

Represented a group of individual taxpayers in a court case involving the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) decision which affirmed the refund of erroneously paid capital gains taxes pursuant to a tax-free exchange of shares. 

 
Corporate and M&A

Work highlights 

Advised a Philippine snack company on its acquisition of food retail store businesses and food manufacturers.

 
Banking and finance

Work highlights 

Retained by Asia United Bank Corporation to prepare and review its documentation for regular loan operations. 

Key clients 

Bank of the Philippine Islands, BDO Unibank, Philippine Bank of Communications