Regis V. Puno

Partner Emeritus

Bar Qualifications

1987, Philippines

Education
  • University of the Philippines (A.B. Economics, 1981)
  • Ateneo de Manila University (LL.B., with honors, 1985)
  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington D.C., U.S.A. (LL.M., 1987)
Professional Associations

Integrated Bar of the Philippines

Languages
  • English
  • Filipino
Work Experience
  • Senior Partner, Puno & Puno Law Offices, 1988 - 1998, 2001 - Present
  • Vice-Chairman/Director, Metrobank Card Corporation (Corporate Governance and Related Transactions Committee), 2011 - Present
  • Director, Lepanto Consolidated Mining Co. , 2016 - Present
  • Director and Chairman of Trust Committee, Philippine Savings Bank, 2004 - 2010
  • Undersecretary, Department of Justice, 1998 - 2001
  • President, Georgetown University Alumni Club of the Philippines, 2006 - 2008
  • Chairman, Alumni Admission Program (AAP), Georgetown University , 2013 - Present
  • Board of Trustees, Director and Corporate Secretary, Laura Vicuna Foundation for Street Children, 2014 - Present
  • Director, The Rockwell Club, 2013 - Present
  • Director, Sithe Global Camaya Holdings, Inc., 2008 - Present
  • Director/Vice-President, GN Power Holdings Philippines GP Corp, 2007 – Present
  • Hands on Manila Foundation, 2014 - 2016
  • Board of Trustees, Rockwell Residential Tower Condominium Corp., 2008 - 2013
  • Director, Regency Investment and Development Holdings, Inc., 2008 - 2011
  • Director/President, Napnapan Mineral Resources, Inc., 2007 - 2011
  • Corporate Secretary, BDO Private Bank, 2003 - 2004
  • Director/Corporate Secretary, Banco Santander, Philippines, 1996 - 1998, 2001 - 2003
  • Special Assistant to the Secretary/Minister of Justice and Chief of Staff, Ministry of Justice, 1979 - 1984
  • Technical Assistant, Philippine National Assembly Batasang Pambansa, 1978 - 1979
  • Private Secretary/Confidential Assistant, Court of Appeals, 1976 - 1978
  • International Associate Attorney, Galland, Kharasch, Morse & Garfinkle, P.C., Washington, D.C., U.S.A., 1987 - 1988
Practice Areas
  • Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Real Estate Development
  • Regulatory, Legislative and Compliance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Construction and Infrastructure
  • Aviation
  • Taxation (Estate Planning)