Getting the Deal Through: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments 2018

December 26, 2017

The Philippine chapter of Getting the Deal Through: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments 2018 was contributed by SyCipLaw partner Ricardo Ma. P.G. Ongkiko and associates Anthony Raphael V. Jacoba and Trisha Beverly C. Flores. The chapter provides expert analysis of key issues relating to the enforcement of foreign judgments. Topics covered include: treaties, regulations and conventions, limitation periods, types of enforceable order, competent courts, defenses, judicial requirements and procedures, significance of the enforcing jurisdiction’s public policy to the enforcement of foreign judgments, awards and enforcement process.

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Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. Getting the Deal Through: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments 2018, (published in September 2017; contributing editors: Patrick Doris, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP) For further information please visit

Ricardo Ma. P.G. Ongkiko heads the firm's Litigation Department. His practice areas include international and domestic arbitration, construction arbitration, mediation, civil and commercial litigation, corporation law, and contract law. He has handled and tried a broad range of cases involving contract disputes, corporate restructuring and arbitration, debt recovery, infrastructure and engineering disputes, intra-corporate controversies, insurance cases, and tort.

Anthony Raphael V. Jacoba is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Arbitration practice group. Mr. Jacoba has represented clients in a broad range of commercial litigation, including intra-corporate disputes, insolvency cases, and enforcement of foreign judgments, before all levels of the Philippine judiciary. He has also represented clients in white collar criminal litigation, and in administrative proceedings before mining, energy, and consumer protection regulators.

Trisha Beverly C. Flores is an associate at SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan. Ms. Flores is a newly-inducted member of the Philippine Bar.