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Corporate & Special Projects
Partner Practice Areas: Banking Law | Capital Markets & Securities | Construction Law | Finance | Investment Law | Mergers & Acquisitions | Real Estate.
Ms. Hao has advised on the entry of foreign investments to the Philippines including the establishment of branch offices, subsidiaries, representative offices and regional operating headquarters of foreign enterprises. She has advised counseled and assisted in the registration of incentives with the Board of Investments and the Philippine Economic Zone Authority, including Clark Special Economic Zone. Ms. Hao has provided advice on various business transactions of clients involving joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, legal due diligence reviews, privatization, reorganization, build-operate-transfer projects, franchising and licensing agreements, construction contracts, and real estate transactions, among others. Ms. Hao has been involved in acquisitions covering, among others, a toll road project, an airport development project and metro railway construction and development project. Ms. Hao has provided banking advisory services to local and foreign banks and has assisted in the preparation and documentation of loans, other credit transactions and security documents. Ms. Hao is also actively involved in advising clients on projects involving the Real Estate Investment Trust Act and securities laws and has represented issuers and underwriters on equity and debt capital raising transactions, such as the offering of bonds, stock rights offering and private placements, among others.
English and Filipino
Ms. Hao is a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, the Philippine Bar Association, Federacion International de Abogadas and University of the Philippines Women Lawyers’ Circle
Ms. Hao obtained her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines in 1996 where she graduated as a dean’s medalist. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the same university in 1992 where she graduated cum laude. Ms. Hao also has a Master of Laws degree from the University of Michigan which she obtained in 2002.
AWARDS AND CITATIONS: Ms. Hao has been cited by IFLR 1000 as one of the leading lawyers in the field of corporate and mergers and acquisitions.
Within: Capital markets
Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALaw)’s department is headed by Eusebio Tan and includes Judy Hao, who advised Ayala Land on a PHP16bn top-up placement. Other clients include BDO Capital & Investment Corporation and Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corporation.
Corporate and M&A
Within: Leading individuals
Judy Hao - Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALaw)
Within: Corporate and M&A
Eusebio Tan heads the practice at Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices (ACCRALaw), which also includes Judy Hao. Clients include Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation and GlaxoSmithKline. Elaine Reyes-Rodolfo made partner in April 2016.