Rommel M. Santiago is a CPA-Lawyer and an associate at Tancinco Law Offices assigned in its Manila office. He finished his BSC-Accounting from the University of Sto. Tomas where he was a Dean’s Lister – and Juris Doctor from the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law, also a Dean’s Lister. He passed the Philippine bar in 1994. He was formerly connected with Punongbayan & Araullo, CPAs (formerly Ernst & Young- Philippines) as a Tax Senior handling the tax assessments and Court of Tax Appeal cases of multinational firms. He also worked in an investment house handling Corporate Finance accounts such as corporate rehabilitation/reorganization, loan syndication and IPO underwriting. He practices in the Philippines as a member of the Philippine bar in family relations, taxation, estate planning and immigration.