The Firm’s lawyers are steeped in knowledge and experience in Philippine laws on investments. ACCRALAW advises foreign investors on doing business issues, choice of business entities, compliance with foreign ownership restrictions, and possible availment of incentives. The Firm has assisted domestic, as well as foreign, investors in establishing joint ventures in the country, and is thoroughly versed with the intricacies of joint venture relationships from their inception to dissolution.
In addition, the Firm’s lawyers actively assist in the drafting of legislation in connection with investments such as the Special Purpose Vehicle Act, the Securitization Law, the Real Estate Investments Trust Act, among other laws.
The Firm’s lawyers bring to the table industry-specific experience in areas such as private equity, insurance and financial institutions, healthcare, technology, media & telecommunications, asset management, aviation, and energy, mining and natural resources. That experience brings unique insights into the risks, value drivers and client priorities in each of these industry sectors. ACCRALAW approaches each transaction by thoroughly examining how it affects the client’s business in different areas, including environmental, employee benefits, tax, intellectual property, antitrust, and regulatory concerns.
ACCRALAW lawyers are experts in foreign direct investment and capitalization and have assisted clients before the Board of Investments of the Department of Trade Industry. The Firm performs due diligence work necessary to ensure that the business will be protected from harmful debts, contracts, and other issues associated with the prospected company.