VERTUA is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission as a business consulting company.
Our registered business address is at Unit 2810 One Corporate Centre, Meralco Avenue cor. Julia Vargas Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City. We are open from Mondays to Fridays from 9:00AM to 6:00PM.
Vertua offers a full range of legal and business consulting services for investing and setting up a business in the Philippines. For foreign start-up companies, we also offer serviced offices and virtual offices.
Our lawyers provide business assistance to help our clients decide on the proper company set up for them, whether a 100% foreign owned/F100 corporation, Representative Office, Domestic Corporation (Subsidiary or Affiliate), Regional Headquarters (RHQ) or Regional Operating Headquarters (RHOQ) or some other company set up. We also provide advice and services for company business registration with relevant government agencies such as the Philippines Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), and Barangay and City Hall business permits and licenses.
For existing companies, we provide services for corporate reorganization, mergers, acquisitions, increase in authorized capital stock, and dissolution, as well as applications for tax incentives with the Philippine Economic ZoneAuthority (PEZA), the Board of Investments (BOI) and BIR.
We handle franchise set up and documentation for companies that want to franchise their business.
We provide business consulting advice to a wide range of clients on corporate retainer and handle corporate secretarial compliance requirements, such as but not limited to, drafting of mandatory minutes of meeting, filing of the required reports with the SEC, and maintenance of the company Stock and Transfer Book (STB).
We also provide business support services for intellectual property protection (trademarks, copyright, patents), starting with intellectual property protection, to trademark maintenance requirements like the filing of the Declaration of Actual Use (DAU). We also represent clients in trademark cases with the Bureau of Legal Affairs (BLA) of the Intellectual Property Office (IPO).
We assist companies come up with labor standards in compliance with current labor laws, such as but not limited to drafting to the Employee Labor Standards Manual, drafting of mandatory labor memos and forms, and holding of labor standards seminars for our clients. We also represent our corporate clients in labor cases and assist in the termination procedure of sensitive cases.
For clients with foreign employees, we handle visa registrations for employment visas, Special Investor Residence Visa (SIRV), and marriage visas to foreigners married to Filipino citizens.
For corporations and individuals who want to acquire property in the Philippines, we handle acquisition of property, including all documentation, payment of taxes and transfer of title.
To provide a full range of business consulting services and business support services to our clients.
To provide strategic office solutions through serviced offices, shared offices, virtual offices.
VERTUA BUSINESS CONSULTING SERVICES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Company set up and business registration
Increase in authorized capital stock
LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS (CITY HALL AND BARANGAY)
Business permit and licenses
BUREAU OF INTERNAL REVENUE
BIR settlement of open cases
BANGKO SENTRAL NG PILIPINAS (BSP)
Registration of Foreign Investment
Registration as Foreign Exchange Dealer/Money Changer (FXD/MC) and Remittance Agent (RA)
PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC ZONEAUTHORITY
Compliance/Post registration requirements
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OFFICE
Registration and filing of trademark maintenance reports
Handle trademark opposition cases
Registration and filing of patent maintenance reports
FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA) FOOD REGISTRATION
License to Import
Registration of Food, Drugs, Cosmetics & Medical Devices
BUREAU OF IMMIGRATION
Investor Visa (SIRV)
Retiree Visa (SRRV)
Tourist Visa Extension
Special/Provisional Work Permit (SWP/PWP)
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT (DOLE)
Alien Employment Permit (AEP)
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT & NATURAL RESOURCES
Forest Land Use Agreement for Tourism (FLAgT)
REGISTRY OF DEEDS
Purchase/Sale of Property and Transfer of Land Title
Acquisitions and mergers
Joint venture agreements
Contract negotiation and documentation Estate planning
Legal audit/Legal due diligence
Setting up of offshore corporations
Corporate secretarial services
OUR VALUED CLIENTS
We have a wide range of clients engaged in various businesses, such as but not limited to, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), retail trade, restaurants, textiles and garments manufacturing, real estate services, resorts, tech/IT services.
We have long standing retainer and project relations with the following valued clients: