Asia Pacific Property Investment Guide

July 09, 2013

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan contributed to the Philippines section of Asia Pacific Property Investment Guide, a publication produced by Ashurst - Singapore and Jones Lang LaSalle. The section includes information on property tenure/ownership, operational requirements for foreign corporations, major property legislations, foreign investment incentives, restrictions on foreign property ownership, foreign exchange controls, taxes on possession and operation of real estate, taxes and fees on the acquisition and transfer of real estate, value added tax/goods and services tax, corporate taxation, personal taxation, tax treaties: avoidance of double taxation, real estate investment trusts (REITs), and common terms of lease/tenancy agreements. The Philippines section was contributed by partner Rose Marie M. King-Dominguez and senior associate Franco Aristotle G. Larcina.

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Aside from the Philippines, the Guide also includes sections on Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

The online version of the Guide may also be accessed at For more information, please contact SyCipLaw’s Rose Marie M. King-Dominguez or Franco Aristotle G. Larcina, or Jones Lang LaSalle at +632 902 0888.