The Firm assists its foreign and domestic clients in corporate formation, organization and planning. It has assisted numerous clients in their registration with the Philippine Economic Zone Authority, Board of Investments and other similar agencies. The Firm also has a strong practice in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and divestitures and has represented clients before the Philippine Competition Commission for mandatory notifications. It also assist clients in corporate restructuring, debt and equity issues, loan syndication and documentation, due diligence, franchising and licensing, finance and banking, insurance and securities transactions. It advises clients on the latest governmental regulations on operational and reportorial requirements, and on tax issues, including tax avoidance strategies.