Skip to main content Skip to footer menu

Clifford Chance

Tagged: 'Philippines'

Results 1-9 of 9

Is the paper tiger sharpening its teeth

21 October 2014


The SFO, the agency principally responsible for prosecuting cases under the UK Bribery Act 2010 (UKBA), has received its fair share of criticism for being perceived to lack the prosecutorial zeal displayed by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in relation to...

Asia Region Funds Passport - MAS seeks feedback on proposed arrangements

6 May 2014


A joint consultation paper (Paper) has been published by Australia, Korea, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand on the proposed rules and arrangements that will govern the operation of the Asia Region Funds Passport (ARFP). The ARFP will allow...

The Philippines: Essential tips for successful investment

25 February 2014


Despite its central location in the Asia Pacific region, its historic ties with the United States, its large English-speaking population, low labour costs and an economy that has grown by approximately 5% over the past ten years, the Philippines has historically...

A guide to Asia Pacific restructuring and insolvency procedures

10 August 2013


Covering 13 different jurisdictions within the Asia Pacific region, the guide is intended to provide you with a resource to meet your needs whether at the start of a transaction to ensure it is structured in a way to maximise returns, or when looking to exit...

Uncertainty remains for foreign investors in the Philippines

8 February 2013


Once again the Philippine Supreme Court ("SC") has changed the landscape with respect to the interpretation of foreign ownership restrictions in the Philippines.  The SC has recently issued a final ruling tightening the rules on foreign investment...

Ruling creates uncertainty for foreign investors in the Philippines

11 July 2011


A far-reaching decision recently handed down by the Supreme Court of the Philippines in Gamboa v Finance Secretary & Ors, has changed the interpretation of the country's foreign ownership rules, and thereby left some foreign investors in the Philippines in...