News/Recent Transactions
C&G is pleased to annouce the admission of Mary Thel T. Mundin as partner, effective October 1, 2015.

C&G is pleased to announce that Vladi Miguel S. Lazaro and Pamela Joy L. Alquisoda were promoted as senior associates in April 2015.

Two of C&G's associates, Dianna Louise R. Wilwayco and Katrine Paula V. Suyat, placed second and seventh, respectively, in the 2013 Philippine Bar examinations.

Norma Margarita B. Patacsil was a speaker at the GCR Live 3rd Annual Law Leaders Asia-Pacific conference held on March 6 to 7, 2014 at Maxwell Chambers, Singapore and organized by Global Competition Review. Norge spoke on recent developments on Philippine competition law. The conference assembled leading competition law practitioners in the Asia-Pacific region from law firms such as Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Linklaters, Herbert Smith Freehills, Rajah & Tann, and King Wood & Mallesons; companies such as Microsoft, Coca-Cola, and Samsung; and regulators from Australia, China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, and the Philippines.

C&G welcomed Tomoko Okazaki as a foreign consultant to the firm in September 2013. Tomoko was an associate at Linklaters' Tokyo, Japan office from December 2007 to 2013. She specialized in capital market transactions and handled various corporate transactions. Tomoko was admitted to the Japan Federation of Bar Associations in 2007.

C&G is pleased to announce the promotion of Jess Raymund M. Lopez to senior associate, effective January 1, 2014.

In July 2013, C&G welcomed Mary Thel T. Mundin as a senior associate in the firm. Prior to joining C&G, Thel worked at the Securities and Exchange Commission (2011 to 2013, as Securities Counsel III of the Company Registration and Monitoring Department and later as Chief Counsel of the Market Regulation Department); Kelvin Chia Partnership; Carpio Villaraza & Cruz and SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan.

In January 2013, Alfredo Benjamin S. Caguioa was appointed by President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III as Chief Presidential Legal Counsel and withdrew from C&G. The firm changed its name from Caguioa & Gatmaytan to Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio.

C&G is pleased to announce the promotion of Erdelyne C. Go to senior associate, effective January 1, 2013.