Carina C. Laforteza

Carina C. Laforteza is a lawyer-certified public accountant specializing in corporate work, specifically special projects, financing, tax and corporate services. She handles tax litigation and administrative proceedings.

Ms. Laforteza has extensive experience in contract drafting, review and negotiations relating to, among others, project and corporate financing and sale of non-performing assets. She has led due diligence teams for acquisitions, corporate reorganization and combinations. She has rendered advice relating to tax, investment, and corporate structuring in connection with, among others, corporate reorganization, information technology derivatives and other financial products. She has also acted for underwriters in sovereign debt issuance and for both lenders and project companies in project financing and corporate financing transactions relating to, among others, infrastructure, power, telecommunications, and aviation.

Prior to joining SyCipLaw, she worked for SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co. as audit staff. Ms. Laforteza is also a lecturer at the University of the Philippines College of Law.

Admission to the Bar

1993, Philippines


University of the Philippines (B.S.B.A.A., cum laude; LL.B., cum laude)

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