Multilaw has released its new digital Real Estate Guide for Foreign Investors, which was launched at the MIPIM global real estate event in Cannes. SyCipLaw partner Benedicto P. Panigbatan contributed the Philippine chapter.

This guide is brought to you by the Multilaw Real Estate Practice Group and has been designed to help investors overcome the key challenges they may face when managing real estate across borders. It outlines the key legal requirements in 45 jurisdictions across the globe, and the crucial things investors need to know to buy and sell property internationally with ease.

Visit the SyCipLaw website to access the Philippine chapter of the Multilaw Real Estate Guide for Foreign Investors (

Founded in 1990, Multilaw is a leading global network of carefully selected independent law firms working together to offer the most effective way of fulfilling clients’ international needs. Member firms pride themselves on their legal acumen and their ability to provide practical, business-minded advice to clients. SyCipLaw is Multilaw’s exclusive member firm in the Philippines.

Benedicto P. Panigbatan specializes in mergers and acquisitions; foreign investments; corporate reorganization and restructuring; real estate joint venture projects; real estate financing involving private and government financial institutions; documentation of loans and security arrangements such as real estate and chattel mortgages, mortgage trust indentures, and pledge; refinancing of loans involving entities engaged in subdivision and industrial estate development projects; sale and purchase of non-performing assets (including real estate) of banks and financial institutions; taxation (including estate planning and availment of reliefs and exemptions under various tax treaties); and insurance.