Extractive Industries

Supporting Production

The Philippine Mining Industry is currently going through short-term challenges. The expectation is that within 2017 these challenges will be overcome. Awaiting the responsible mining companies are higher commodity prices, particularly in respect of nickel.

 

Other minerals sectors worth watching include the upswing in metal mining to provide material to push the promised revival of the steel industry that also revives prospects of a downstream metal manufacturing that can utilize locally mined ores. Likewise, expansion of limestone and aggregates quarries will support the infrastructure boom.

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Agriculture

A Growing Industry

From being a weak sector due to the neglect of past governments, Philippine agriculture is now poised to reap dividends for investors harvesting globally vital commodities like coffee, cacao and bananas on the island of Mindanao, where the global growing latitudes of these crops lie. Expanded government credit and free irrigation will boost production of these and other crops that the Philippines itself imports a third of total demand to feed its young population, and satisfy the increasingly affluent region’s taste for a variety of foods. Livestock will also be lucrative, as FMD free Mindanao is unlocked to provide meat for the rest of Asia.

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Food, Beverages & Packaging

Growth Prospects for the Industry

The Philippine Food, Beverages & Packaging industry continues to grow, supported by a young and growing population base, increasing GNP, rising disposable incomes, higher employment rates, and a consumer openness to new products and brands.

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Infrastructure & Public Private Partnerships

Autonomy and Self-Reliance

Local government units are given local autonomy in the development, planning and disposition of resources, basic services and revenue generation, in order to achieve self-reliance.  The achievement and management of sustainable local development requires the active role of the LGUs in identifying priority and infrastructure projects that maximize delivery of basic services.

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Entertainment & Media

The Creative Economy

Content continues to reign supreme in the creative economy and in all its subsectors (Film, Television, Music, Gaming, Publishing, Mobile Applications, Internet, Design, Advertising, Merchandising, Branded-Content, etc.). As an industry player, you are constantly propelled and reshaped by rapid and widespread digital advances that transform how and where content is created, distributed, and consumed. To stay in and ahead of the game, you need to ensure your intellectual property is protected and effectively monetized.

 

 

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Technology

Combining Adaptability With Future Proof Solutions

When you are operating in the technology industry - whether as a software or mobile applications developer, hardware or peripherals provider, or focused on FinTech, online gaming, or an e-commerce site - innovations in technology require that you approach your business with a view to combining adaptability with future-proof solutions. Prospects for scaling your business are exciting and challenging – from structuring your relationships with potential business partners, securing funding, to protecting your IP assets all throughout the process, your innovations need protection to thrive so it can take advantage of the opportunities inherent in a technology-driven business.

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Industry Lead

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Leo G. Dominguez

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John Carlo B. Tria

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Antonio V. Enriquez II

Industry Lead

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Francis De Guzman

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Maila G. de Castro, J.D., MBA

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Maila G. de Castro, J.D. MBA

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Unbiased Expertise

The Mining sector’s challenge under the new government is a heightened focus on the benefits and efficiencies of existing mines, most of which were established in the wake of the 1995 mining act. This will require funders and investors to be extra mindful of accountabilities. OLLI can provide the unbiased expertise that helps both funders and existing and future mines improve their compliance record, and the bottom line.

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Expanded Government Credit and Free Irrigation

Expanded government credit and free irrigation will boost production of these and other crops that the Philippines itself imports a third of total demand to feed its young population, and satisfy increasingly affluent's region state for a variety of foods. Livestock will also be lucrative, as FMD free mindanao is unlocked to provide meat for the rest of the Asia

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Borderless Growth

With the establishment of the Asean Free Trade Area (AFTA), Philippine brands, notably Jollibee, Max’s, Monde Nissin,mC2, Jack and Jill, Oishi, San Miguel Beer, Great Taste Coffee have greater access to the 10 member ASEAN countries. Conversely, the Philippine food and beverage market will stay vibrant as countries Asia Pacific compete for the attractive Philippine market.

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Public-Private Partnerships

It also requires LGUs to tap available resources and funding, explore and adopt project financing options other than the traditional funding modalities, such as for example PPP (public-private partnerships).  Initiatives and projects that address climate change (with emphasis on project development of renewable energy and disaster management) are also encouraged.

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Create, Protect, and Monetize

Content creators, developers, licensors, and buyers such as yourself, often need a range of highly specialized advice, legal representation, and contracts that take into account all relevant components of content development and management for you to effectively create, protect, and monetize your content. We help you address the intersection of the creative, legal, and business aspects, by providing meaningful, workable, and coordinated solutions to securing a clean chain of title and developing an intellectual property management strategy for the long term. 

 

 

Protection must be extended not only to intellectual property assets but also to trade secrets, confidential information, and consumer data lists (data privacy) all of which are top concern for businesses involved in the information economy. We support, help, and guide you through the intersection of business processes, technology, and the law.