Corporate and Commercial Law

Corporate and Commercial Law in the Philippines

Carpo Law & Associates offers a wide range of legal assistance and consulting to meet the diverse needs of our clients from start-up businesses to global companies. We offer comprehensive legal advice to corporate clients on all aspects of their business, ranging from choosing the most appropriate corporate structure to start a business, corporate formation, registration, litigation, fda registration, employment & labor, and tax incentives. Our practice includes: incorporation and licensing of foreign companies taking into account the tax planning and inter-corporate tax issues, and when needed, we have links with foreign attorneys with whom we will liaise to provide cross-border tax planning and structuring.

Corporate Document Drafting

  • Pre-incorporation agreements
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Stocks Options and Benefit Plans
  • Articles of Incorporation and By-laws
  • Corporate structure and governance
  • Board Resolutions
  • Secretary’s Certificate and Affidavits


  • Regional Trial Courts
  • Court of Tax Appeals
  • Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court

Taxation & Tax Law

  • Tax Audit and Tax Compliance with governmental regulations
  • Tax structuring
  • Local and International Taxation
  • Tax incentives and registration with BOI and PEZA
  • Tax due diligence

Labor Law

  • Employee Contracts & Manuals
  • Labor Law & Labor Code
  • Benefit Plans
  • Foreign working permit (ACR)
  • Investor Visa
  • Document processing and coordination Department of Labor (DOLE)

Immigration Law

  • Foreign Employment Visa (9g)
  • Investor Visa
  • Retirement Visa
  • Document processing and coordination with Bureau of Immigration

Product Registration with FDA

  • Product classification for Philippine market
  • Processing of documents
  • Secure license with LTO
  • Import and Export Product registration with FDA

Offshore Company Registration and Advice

  • Hong Kong
  • Singapore
  • British Islands
  • Other territories

E-Commerce Law