Japanese companies are increasingly expanding their businesses into the Philippines, not only in manufacturing, but also in service industries and this trend is expected to continue in the near future.
However, Japanese companies wishing to invest or operate in the Philippines face many difficulties such as restrictions on foreign investment, vague wording of laws and regulations and broad administrative discretion.
We provide a comprehensive range of high quality legal services to Japanese clients in connection with their investments and expansion into the Philippines, acquisition of Philippine companies and their daily business operations in the Philippines (commercial transactions, compliance, labor matters and/or dispute resolution), in cooperation with local Philippine law firms.
We have various connections with local law firms, and our knowledge and experience allows us to select the most appropriate law firm according to the needs of the client.
Furthermore, our attorneys are experienced in providing legal services in Southeast Asian countries, and include an attorney who has worked for a major local Philippine law firm, and those with experience covering various practice areas.