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Atty. Carolina Francisca A. Racelis

EY Philippines, Power and Utilities, Tax, Partner and General Counsel

Chief Legal Officer of SGV

Areas of focus Tax Law

Carol’s specialization includes Business Tax Advisory for global and multinational companies, primarily in the power and utilities, trading, consumer and manufacturing industry sectors. Her areas of experience include providing tax advice to global and multinational companies on corporate investments and transactions and tax-efficient corporate structures; corporate restructuring and reorganizations, spin-offs, mergers, capital structuring, liquidations, quasi-reorganizations; cross border/international transactions inbound tax advisory and structuring of investments; corporate registrations with Philippine regulatory government agencies for special tax incentives; representation before the revenue tax authorities in relation to securing tax rulings and tax treaty relief rulings, tax deficiency assessments and tax refund cases.

From 2007 to 2008, she worked in the EY-London office where she handled global tax quality and risk management. Carol graduated with degree of Juris Doctor from Ateneo de Manila School of Law in 1994. She finished the Management Development Program from Asian Institute of Management in 2009.

How Carolina is building a better working world

Being the General Counsel, I am responsible in monitoring all legal affairs within the firm. I handle both internal and external legal concerns and is tasked with doing everything in order to keep the organization in compliance with government regulations.

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