Russell Stanley Q. Geronimo

Mr. Geronimo is a member of the firm’s Banking, Finance & Securities Department and Special Projects Department. He obtained his law degree from the University of the Philippines College of Law and finance degree from De La Salle University – Manila. He was a division chief of the Banking and Financial Institutions Division at the Governance Commission for Government-Owned and/or -Controlled Corporations, under the Office of the President of the Philippines. He was consultant to the PPP Center. He authored Law and Finance (2019) and various research work on corporate, tax and commercial law. He is a professor at De La Salle University College of Law.

Admission to the Bar

2018, Philippines


University of the Philippines (J.D.)
De La Salle University – Manila (BSC, BA)


  • Law and Finance, Rex Publications (2019)
  • Is the Philippines Ready for the 2021 LIBOR Phaseout?, BusinessMirror, August 17, 2020
  • Unbundled Shares: Circumventing Corporate Nationality Rules Through Swaps, Options, and Other Devices, Asian-Pacific Law and Policy Journal, Vol. 19, No. 2 (2018)
  • Developing the Philippine Sovereign Wealth Fund, Philippine Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 61, No. 1 (2018)
  • Understanding Financial Derivatives Through The Civil Code, Philippine Law Journal, Vol. 91, No. 1 (2018)
  • Can Insider Trading Be Committed Without Trading?, Financial Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 1 (2018)
  • Taxation of Islamic Banking Transactions, Bratislava Law Review, Vol. 2, No. 2 (2018)
  • The Interface Between the Securitization Act of 2004 and the Financial Rehabilitation and Insolvency Act of 2010, Journal of Legal Studies, No. 2 (2018)
  • Why Long-Term Debt Instruments Cannot Be Deposit Substitutes, LexKhoj International Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 2, No. 2 (2017)
  • De Facto Control: Applying Game Theory to the Law on Corporate Nationality, Philippine Law Journal, Vol. 90, No. 2 (2016)
  • How Short Sales Circumvent the Capital Gains Tax System, Philippine Law Journal, Vol. 90, No. 1 (2016)

Professional Activities

Integrated Bar of the Philippines

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