Roderico V. Puno

Senior Partner

Bar Qualifications

1990, Philippines

  • Ateneo de Manila University (A.B. Political Science, 1985; LL.B., 1989)
  • Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago Illinois, U.S.A. (Master of Laws with honors)
Professional Associations

: Integrated Bar of the Philippines

  • English
  • Filipino
Work Experience
  • Corporate Secretary: BDO Private Bank, 2004-2012
  • Corporate Secretary: BDO Securities, Inc., 2011-2012
  • Corporate Secretary: First Gen Corporation, 1998- 2005
  • Corporate Secretary: First Gas Holdings Corporation, 1995-2005
  • Vice President and General Counsel: First Gen Corporation, 2001- 2003
  • Vice President: First Philippine Holdings Corporation, 2001-2003
  • Director: GT Capital Holdings Inc., 2011-2017
  • Director: Global Business Power, 2003-2013
  • Corporate Secretary: Rustan Supercenter, Inc., 2004-2016
  • Corporate Secretary: Atlas Consolidated Mining and Development Corporation; First Philippine Industrial Park
  • Asst. Corporate Secretary: Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company (Metrobank), 2012-2014
Practice Areas
  • Energy (Oil and Gas, Renewable Energy, Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission, Regulatory Approvals)
  • Banking and Finance (Acquisition Finance, Derivatives and Financial Products, Financial Services, Loans and Credit Facilities, Project Finance, Securitization and Structured Finance)
  • Bankruptcy / Financial Restructuring (Corporate Rehabilitation, Debt and Capital Restructuring, Foreclosure)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions (Mergers / Corporate Reorganizations, Joint Ventures, Tender Offers, Strategic Investments and Acquisitions, Strategic Alliances, Hostile Deal Making)
  • Privatization (Public Utility Regulation, Public Bidding / Negotiated Sale)
  • Securities (Debt Capital Markets)
  • Corporate and Commercial (Commercial Law)
  • Dispute Resolution (International and Domestic Arbitration)
  • Mining (Mining and Metals, Mineral Processing)
  • Infrastructure (Roads and Tollways, Engineering, Procurement and Construction, Commercial and Industrial Developments)
  • Legal Advocacy (Governmental and non-governmental Relations, Legislative Affairs)