RODOLFO O. REYES
B.S. Business Economics ’82 (University of the Philippines)
Bachelor of Laws ’86 (University of the Philippines)
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Atty. Reyes has had extensive legal experience in the fields of taxation, corporate law, labor law, and litigation. Together with former Sen. Dick Gordon, Atty. Reyes drafted the Subic freeport provisions of Republic Act No. 7227 which created the Bases Conversion Development Authority (“BCDA”) and the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA). He worked with multi-government agencies in drafting the Implementing Regulations of the SBMA, and served as the authority’s Deputy Administrator for Administration, Chief of Staff and Corporate Secretary of the SBMA from 1992 to 1996. His four-year tenure at the SBMA saw the creation of over 40,000 jobs, the influx of over U.S.$1.0 Billion worth of investments, and the outflow of over U.S.$1.0 Billion in exports. He negotiated the major contracts in Subic including Federal Express, Coastal Petroleum, Subic Bay Legenda Resort Hotel & Casino the and Subic Bay Yacht Club. After his SBMA stint, then Presidents Fidel V. Ramos and Joseph E. Estrada appointed Atty. Reyes to serve as the first Administrator & Chief Executive Officer of the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority from 1997 to 2001. In 2002 and until his entry into the Firm in 2007, Atty. Reyes joined Sycip Gorres Velayo & Co. where he handled corporate and tax services for the firm’s largest clients. Atty. Reyes is also active in professional and socio-civic activities. He is a Governor of the Philippine Red Cross and currently still holds such position. He served as President of the Rotary Club of Makati Dasmariñas, R.I. District 3830 in 2006, and has held various positions in the District, including Coordinating Chairperson for Red Cross Projects. Last but not least, he is active in Victory Christian Fellowship where he leads Bible discussion groups and serves in various ministries in the church.
His practice areas include Tax Compliance Advisory and Services, Tax Litigation, Transaction Management & Integration, Corporate Development Advisory, Corporate Compliance and Divestitures, Restructuring and Strategy Design