Banking Law

The Firm is the retained counsel of a majority of the largest domestic and foreign banks operating in the Philippines. Aside from retainer services, ACCRALAW is heavily involved in the various special projects of these banks.


The Firm assisted the leading foreign banks in obtaining their full banking licenses under the law liberalizing the entry of foreign banks into the country. ACCRALAW has also acted as counsel in numerous syndicated loans and financial arrangements for both lenders and borrowers alike, advising and assisting clients in loan restructuring agreements and project finance transactions.  In addition, the Firm has also participated and provided invaluable advice and acted as counsel in projects involving the acquisition of all or a substantial stake in banks and credit card companies as well as the sale of shares in banks and credit card companies. 


In 2015, Legal 500 Asia Pacific recommended the Firm in the Practice Area of Banking.