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Corporate Administrative & Special Projects

The Firm's Corporate Department provides an extensive range of legal services to domestic and foreign clients. Our corporate practice includes general corporate law, securities, insurance, commercial law, obligations and contracts and administrative law.

In particular, the Firm offers counseling on, and documentation of, clients’ rights and responsibilities relative to corporate matters or special transactions, including, but not limited to:

  • business organizations and reorganizations
  • shareholders' agreements and corporate governance issues
  • acquisitions and mergers
  • dissolutions
  • proxy contests
  • creditor rights
  • insolvency/bankruptcy proceedings
  • suspension of payments
  • telecommunications agreements and licensing
  • build-operate-transfer projects
  • securities offering and underwriting
  • real estate conveyancing
  • joint ventures and partnership agreements
  • insurance and surety contracts
  • infrastructure and project finance
  • legislative research and liaison

The Firm also extends legal assistance in matters requiring or involving government licenses and authorizations, registration of documents and transactions with regulatory agencies, liaison work, protests, contests, litigation, and other proceedings before administrative and quasi-judicial bodies, such as:

  • Securities and Exchange Commission
  • National Telecommunications Commission
  • Bureau of Internal Revenue
  • Bureau of Customs
  • Philippine Overseas Employment Agency
  • Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board
  • Pollution Adjudication Board
  • Land Registration Authority
  • Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
  • Board of Investments
  • Insurance Commission
  • Bureau of Trade Regulation and Consumer Protection
  • Maritime Industry Authority
  • Civil Aeronautics Board
  • Philippine Export Zone Authority
  • Food and Drugs Administration
  • Philippine Reclamation Authority
  • Agrarian Reform Adjudication Board