Ryan V. Romero
Ryan V. Romero is a member of the Firm’s Corporate and Tax Practice Groups. His primary practice areas are taxation, media, capital markets and securities, energy, property, and acquisitions.
Ryan regularly advises domestic and foreign clients on capital markets and securities transactions, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, estate planning, and real property conveyances. He likewise assists clients on various taxation law issues, including tax planning, tax assessment protests, applying for compromise settlements, securing confirmatory rulings, claiming tax refunds and availing of tax treaty reliefs.
He represents clients before the Philippine Stock Exchange, Securities and Exchange Commission, Bureau of Internal Revenue, Court of Tax Appeals, National Telecommunications Commission, local treasurer’s office and local assessor’s office, and various regulatory bodies and government agencies, at the national and local level.
His law career started in 2010 as an Associate of Kapunan Garcia & Castillo Law Offices. He joined the Firm in 2012.
Ryan is a Certified Public Accountant. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Accountancy from the University of the Philippines in 2004 and passed the CPA licensure exam in 2005. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree also from University of the Philippines in 2009. He was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2010.