Manila, Philippines, 3 January 2023 - Global Competition Review (GCR) ranked Quisumbing Torres' competition practice "Elite" in the Philippines in its latest edition of the GCR 100 2023. The award is a testament of the outstanding work done by QT's competition lawyers in the Philippines, including but not limited to probes and inquiries by the Philippine Competition Commission into price fixing, exclusivity arrangements and distribution contracts.
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Competition partner Maria Christina Macasaet-Acaban leads the firm's Corporate & Commercial/M&A Practice Group and is recognized as a Future Leader for Competition by the Who's Who Legal Future Leaders for 2020 to 2022. Another partner, Alain Charles Veloso, received Lexology's Client Choice Award for Competition for 2021 and 2022, and is also recognized as one of Asia’s leading competition lawyers by WWL in 2022. Charles is a member of Baker & McKenzie International's Asia Pacific Competition Steering Committee. Michael Macapagal, Dispute Resolution partner, is also one of the key partners of the Firm's Competition Focus Group.
From the inception of the Philippine Competition Act (PCA), our competition team has been at the forefront of advising clients in various industries, such as consumer goods and retail, energy, mining and infrastructure, healthcare and life sciences, industrials, manufacturing and transportation, technology, media and telecommunications, on the impact of the PCA on their businesses.
The GCR 100 is a comprehensive listing of the world’s top antitrust and competition practices based on extensive research. It provides a quantitative and qualitative analysis of the law firms and economic consultancies doing the most important antitrust work around the world.