BANKING AND FINANCE
Extensive hands-on experience
As the complexity and breadth of financing arrangements continue to develop so has our banking and finance practice. Harrison Law Firm advises financial institutions, lenders, borrowers, export credit agencies, investment advisers, underwriters and other intermediaries as they navigate the complexities in today’s financial markets.
The legal knowledge and experience of our banking and finance team enables us to provide strategic advice and practical structuring solutions in a number of areas such as:
Private Equity, Asset Finance, Capital Markets, Project Finance, Syndicated Loans, Banking Regulatory services
The Philippines Capital Market continues to be an integral segment of the financial services industry for long term investments. Our Firm currently plays a very active role in the market. We have extensive knowledge and experience in proffering advice on a broad spectrum of capital market transactions.
The Firm is equipped with adept solicitors who have a deep understanding of the various levels of participation in the capital market.
We deliver a diverse range of capital market services which includes but is not limited to:
Initial Public Offerings, Equity and Debt Offerings, Corporate Restructuring, Collective Investment Schemes, Schemes of Arrangement, Derivatives, The Firm is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
PRIVATE EQUITY AND VENTURE CAPITAL
Yielding optimal solutions
Foreign equity investors find the Philippines as one of the most attractive investment destinations in Asia and the private equity/venture capital market continues to grow exponentially.
The Firm typically advises local and international investors, private equity and venture capital businesses, banks and other financial institutions.
Some of our expertise are set out below:
Portfolio Management (including restructuring advice), Capital Investments, Exit Transactions, Buy Outs, Public to private transactions
LITIGATION AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Exploring all options
Harrison Law Firm is recognized for its dynamic approach in dealing with all aspects of civil, corporate and enforcement-related litigation – from internal investigations, to representing clients in trial, appellate and ad-hoc proceedings.
Our Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team is comprised of lawyers with strong experience in courts, arbitral proceedings and mediations. The Firm offers top-notch advocacy and dispute resolution services to our diverse clients in a number of areas such as:
Corporate Commercial Disputes, Debt Recovery Services, Labour/Employment disputes, Receivership management, Insolvency & Winding-up proceedings.
LEGAL ADVISORY, COMPANY SECRETARIAL & REGULATORY COMPLIANCE
As the regulations governing corporate administration and business transactions become more onerous, the management of risk is playing a more prominent role in corporate life. Our team of lawyers advise companies on their ongoing obligations in a world where businesses are increasingly accountable to all stakeholders.
We regularly advise on general company law matters and legal issues that affect the day-to-day operation of business. We provide support to our clients’ in-house legal teams and are experts on many of today’s leading issues such as corporate governance and compliance. We regard this as our core practice as it forms the bedrock of every successful business in this ever changing world.
We have strong expertise in providing our clients with support in areas such as:
Incorporation of companies, Secretarial services, Nominee services, Corporate Governance, General legal advice.
Innovative and Flexible
The laws surrounding migration are complex, confusing and ever changing. For anyone wanting to secure the right to live, work or operate a business in the Philippines, there are a multitude of hurdles to overcome first. Not only is there an extensive list of requirements to be met, there are numerous procedures to be properly followed.
Harrison Law Firm provides legal representation to international business executives, private and public companies, banks, investors and individuals on their often complex and contentious immigration matters.
We have extensive experience in liaising with the Ministry of Interior Affairs and all other Governmental Agencies in areas such as:
Business Visa / Entry Permit, Temporary Work Permit (TWP), Combined Expatriate Residence Permit and Aliens Card (CERPAC), Subject to Regularization (STR) Visa / Entry Permit, Transit Visa / Entry Permit