Emerson Bañez - Disini Law Office
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Emerson Bañez

Special Counsel

Emer provides counsel and training on Fintech, Data Privacy, Cybercrime, and Competition Policy.

Lawyer Profile

Emer provides counsel and training on Fintech, Data Privacy, Cybercrime, and Competition Policy.

Emer is a professor in the University of the Philippines College of Law, where he also advised on Information Communication Technology Law-related government concerns, such as cybersecurity, customs single window, and the procurement of cloud services. He has written and published papers on Computational Law, Cryptocurrency Regulation, and Competition Policy.

He was also engaged as a consultant for the University of the Philippines Law Center, where he conceptualized and drafted the proposed Rules for Electronic Discovery. Later, he was appointed as head of the Law Center’s Information and Publication Division, which was responsible for the U.P. College of Law’s transition to online learning.

Prior to taking up law, Emer worked as a programmer for ABS-CBN, where he developed web and wireless applications, and performed systems administration and general technical support. He continues to be interested in programming, and is currently working on code for smart contracts implemented over distributed ledger technology.

Education

University of the Philippines
(Juris Doctor, 2008)
University of the Philippines – Diliman
(BA Communication Research, 2001)