Juan Miguel Victor C. De La Fuente

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Practice Areas: Taxation, Corporate Practice.

Micoy De La Fuente graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from the Ateneo De Manila University School of Law. He specializes in Taxation and Corporate Practice. Notable representations made by Micoy in the field of taxation include:

1) Representation of various multinational companies before the Court of Tax Appeals for tax credit and refund cases as well as cases for cancellation of tax assessment, and advised various clients in tax audit process and tax compliance;

2) Representation of a publicly-listed Universal bank in the settlement of an assessment for deficiency internal revenue taxes in the amount of USD 100 million, reducing the total amount of liability to USD 760,000;

3) Representation of a publicly-listed Universal bank in the settlement of an assessment for deficiency internal revenue taxes in the amount of USD 14 million, reducing the total amount of liability to USD 925,000; and

4) Representation of a shipping company in the settlement of an assessment for deficiency internal revenue taxes in the amount of USD 18.5 million.

Micoy also serves as a general counsel for a group of Philippine companies engaged in gaming and leisure operations and advises a domestic outsourcing information technology firm in connection with its initial public offer of 20 million common shares. He is also currently a Director of Rural Bank of Atimonan.

 
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Leading Individual in Tax (2016)

De la Fuente advised Frontier Capital Group and Elxcite Gaming and Entertainment on their $26m acquisition of Stotsenberg Leisure Park Hotel Corporation. - The Legal 500

At Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula, Angelo Advincula successfully assisted Puregold Duty Free with a $60m refund for VAT and excise taxes wrongly paid between 1998 and 2004. Lily Gruba, Antero Caganda, and Juan Miguel de la Fuente are also recommended. - The Legal 500

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