Foreign Direct Investment

foreigndirectinvestmentWe specialize in assisting foreign companies with cross border transactions and inbound investment in completing all their legal requirements to set up shop in the country. Our law firm advises companies on the most cost-efficient corporate vehicle for their activities in the Philippines. We encourage their involvement in the local economy and aid them in establishing their presence in the country. Our firm assists in the formation procedure, planning, and registration of various companies with the relevant government agencies such as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), to name a few.

We help our clients avail of incentives which are available to foreign investment in activities that significantly contribute to national industrialization and socio-economic development, and in export-oriented enterprises such as income tax holidays and special tax regimes.

We allow our clients to better understand their position in the Philippine market with advice and counsel regarding local business practices that will assist clients’ interests.

Our firm has acted on both the opening and closing of offices. We have been involved in organizing corporations as well as representative offices for numerous multinational companies. On the other hand, our firm has also assisted in the closing and winding up of business of some corporations, continuing to give advice on the best way to minimize loss and to manage the assets remaining.