Corporate Law

Corporate Law constitutes one of Esguerra & Blanco’s strongest practice areas. The Firm likewise excels in contracts, corporate rehabilitation, real property, mining and energy, foreign investments, telecommunication, banking and finance, insurance and governmental relations and regulatory affairs.

We advise our corporate clients on, and help them manage, compliance and good governance. We help clients structure their investments, and establish and maintain corporate vehicles suitable to the unique elements of each commercial venture. In this connection, lawyers of our firm are able to serve as corporate secretaries, assisting the client in managing director and stockholder meetings, share issuances and transfers, record keeping, and complying with reporting requirements imposed by such agencies as the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of Trade and Industry, the Board of Investments, and the Philippines Stock Exchange. We have the experience and systems for servicing special types of corporations such as non-stock non-profit corporations including educational institutions and foundations.

We also represent and advise major banks and insurance companies in all types of financing transactions and regulatory matters. We have established solid partnerships with them – assisting foreign institutions in establishing local branches, conducting regular legal audits of bank forms and systems, and providing advice on day-to-day operations as well as significant deals. We guide our clients in respect of standard regulatory and compliance matters, as well as more complex concerns such as reinsurance transactions and investments in more innovative financial products. Our insurance practice extends to issues affecting developers, owners and lenders in connection with construction, infrastructure and other projects. We have extensive experience in insurance coverage disputes.