SyCipLaw, Chandler & Thong-ek, Minter Ellison, VILAF and ICD on the Corporate Governance Scorecard at Philippine In-House Legal Summit

May 19, 2015

2015IFLR Photo caption: Left to right: Ricardo Nicanor N. Jacinto, Geraldine Johns-Putra, Hiyasmin H. Lapitan, Nguyen Truc Hien, Simeon Ken R. Ferrer, and Niwes Phancharoenworakul.

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw), Chandler & Thong-ek (C&T), Minter Ellison, Vietnam International Law Firm (VILAF), and the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) joined the inaugural ALB Philippine In-House Legal Summit to discuss the ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard, as well as investment opportunities and developments in Thailand, Vietnam and Hong Kong. The event was held at the Fairmont Makati last April 29.

ICD’s Ricardo Nicanor N. Jacinto provided the background on the scorecard development and rating. SyCipLaw’s Hiyasmin H. Lapitan challenged the Philippines’ standing in the scorecard. C&T’s Niwes Phancharoenworakul provided insight on why Thailand ranked highest in the scorecard. VILAF’s Nguyen Truc Hien discussed why Vietnam remains a top destination for investments despite low scorecard results. Minter Ellison’s Geraldine Johns-Putra shared corporate governance experiences in Hong Kong, a more mature economy compared to ASEAN countries. SyCipLaw’s Simeon Ken R. Ferrer facilitated the panel.

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, Chandler & Thong-ek, Minter Ellison and VILAF are member firms of elite law firm network World Law Group.