Induction of Atty. Bacorro as PBA president

MARLAW trustees attended the  induction  ceremonies  of former MARLAW president Atty. Benjie Bacorro as the president of the Philippine Bar Association (PBA) for 2017 to 2018. MARLAW members in the PBA  board of trustees include Atty. Joseph Manolo Rebano and Atty.  Ian Malilong while Atty. Antonio Velicaria is part of the Council of Advisers. MARLAW  Trustee Atty. Beatriz Geronilla-Villegas was also inducted as new PBA member. The Philippine Bar Association is the oldest voluntary national organization of lawyers in the Philippines. It traces its roots to the Colegio de Abogados de Filipinas organized on April 8, 1891 and the bar association organized by American lawyers in the Philippines in 1900.

Other MARLAW presidents that became PBA presidents include :

Atty. Eugene Tan (MARLAW:1986-87 – PBA: 1987-88)

Atty. Arturo del Rosario,Jr  (MARLAW:1996-97 – PBA: 1987-88)

Atty. Antonio Velicaria (MARLAW: 1990-91 – PBA: 1997-98)

Atty. Beda Fajardo (MARLAW:1987-88 – PBA: 2013-14)


HongKong International Arbitration Centre visit

MARLAWPh Trustees visited last June 12, 2017 the HongKong International Arbitration Centre .  Founded in 1985, it is an institution based in Hong Kong, providing alternative dispute resolution services from administered and ad hoc arbitration to mediationadjudication and domain name dispute resolution.