Our lawyers also assist foreign clients in establishing a presence in the Philippines through branch or representative offices and joint venture arrangements. Our services include investment registration with the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas as well as availment of investment incentives given by the Board of Investments (BOI) and the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA).
After the establishment of the companies and legal entities, our lawyers will provide businesses with continuing legal services arising from their business operations. These areas include labor and employment law, immigration permits for expatriate employees, intellectual property issues, foreign exchange and capital repatriation issues and other operational matters.
Our firm renders services in connection with the Philippine mining industry. Our services include: Minerals exploration, development and utilization; environmental and other regulatory compliance; project finance for mining projects; and infrastructure projects such as roads, ports, water systems, telecommunications facilities and other infrastructure.
Our lawyers have experience in corporate rehabilitation, liquidation, and conservatorship. They have worked both in the litigation and the accounting aspects. Our lawyers are well-versed in dealing with regulatory bodies and other government agencies in relation to the rehabilitation of corporations under their care.
Our firm’s services include liaising with relevant government offices. Our lawyers have assisted clients in coordinating with government agencies from application to renewal of permits; obtaining certifications and other regulatory requirements.
Our lawyers have facilitated the entry of corporations in sensitive areas of investments. This is done by fostering good relations with the community. Our lawyers, in close coordination with the local government executives, regularly conduct meeting with the members of the community to establish rapport between the corporation and the community.