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Atty. Raymond John S. Cheng is  Junior Associate of the Firm. His practice areas primarily focus on banking and financial services, financial technology, general corporate law, labor, mergers and acquisitions, project financing, securities and taxation. Raymond’s experience spans a wide variety of areas, including e-commerce, estate planning, foreign investments, information technology, insurance, logistics and media and telecommunications.

Raymond has rendered comprehensive and succinct advice on a spectrum of legal issues and regulatory matters involving public companies and publicly listed companies, including reportorial, listing and disclosure requirements of the Philippine Stock Exchange. He is also part of several teams simultaneously assisting as local counsel for sponsors or companies for initial public offerings in international stock exchanges.

His experience in the field of labor and employment has given Raymond numerous opportunities to guide local and multinational companies on labor matters affecting their operations, including labor standards, labor relations, regulatory compliance, employment contracts, employee discipline and termination and corporate reorganization. Raymond also boasts having rendered thorough legal advice and aid to foreign investors regarding emerging regulations for credit card acquirers, electronic services and operations, online payment platforms, remittance transfer companies and virtual currency exchanges.

Raymond earned his Juris Doctor degree from the Ateneo De Manila University in 2018, graduating with honors, and was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2019. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Management from the same university.

Cheng, Raymond John S.

Junior Associate


rs.cheng@thefirmva.com