The Law Firm of Jorge M. Juco is prepared to advise and assist you with respect to your legal requirements, ranging from Family Law (including annulments), Banking and Corporate Consultancy (including international trade and commercial banking matters, corporate organization and problem resolution and mergers and acquisitions, Information Technology Consultancy (including software development and licensing and related agreements).
Our law firm believes that a strong relationship with every client is fundamental to success. We build a positive and informed relationship with our client that goes further than standard legal advice. The Firm is focused and dedicated to our client's interest.
The practice of Family Law requires a delicate balancing of the sometimes disparate interests of family members.
Whatever your needs, we are prepared to assist you, whether this may involve legal separation, declaration of nullity or annulment of a marriage, child custody and support, preparation and execution of a will, adoption of a child. Civil relations among family members are always a delicate field of law and deserve a sense of compassion tempered by justice.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CONSULTANCY
If you are a User of Information Technology, we are prepared to assist you both in drafting of suitable and acceptable documentation as well as in the review of the "standard" documents of hardware, software and maintenance and support service suppliers to ensure that you fully understand your rights and obligations under such contracts. The types of agreements we have listed in this website shows the range of agreements or contracts where you might wish to avail of our legal and technical assistance.
If, on the other hand, you are a Developer of software or Suppliers of hardware, software licenses or maintenance and support services, we are prepared to sit down with you and develop the appropriate documentation to advance your interests vis-à-vis Users of Information Technology. If you are a Distributor of licensed information technology, we are prepared to also assist you in your document negotiations with your international suppliers.
We are prepared to assist in the various stages and layers of your company's life and your developing corporate needs.
If you are a sole proprietor wishing to set up a corporation, we can assist you in the preparation of your Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws and in the registration of your company with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
If you are part of a group of investors who, together, wish to set-up a partnership or corporation, we are prepared to render advice during your negotiations, work out mutually acceptable documentation for shareholder's agreements and articles of partnership or incorporation, as the case may be.
At various stages of your corporate life, you will probably require legal advice on general corporate affairs, management contracts, labor contracts, taxation, bank financing and rescheduling, international trade and information technology. We trust we can be your "go-to" law firm for your needs.
If you are or hope to be a government contractor, we can assist you in the crafting of legally sound solutions that meet client objectives and project specifications and cost parameters. Areas of our assistance could include: advice on the Philippine Procurement Law(Republic Act No. 9184), review of Responses to Requests for Proposals, bid submissions, review of contracts and agreements required by project owners, protests and appeals.
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Name: JORGE M. JUCO
Atty. Jorge M. Juco obtained his Bachelor of Arts, cum laude (1962), and his Bachelor of Laws (1966) degrees from the Ateneo de Manila University. Admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1967, he pursued his doctoral studies at Fordham University in the United States as a Fulbright-Hays grantee (1967-1969).
Jorge M. Juco, the Firm's Principal, has had extensive experience in a number of associated fields. At various stages in his legal career, he has authored numerous books and articles and financial law manuals, and has been, at various times, a law professor, a political advisor and negotiator, an investment and development banker in the Philippines and an international financial law advisor in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
After his studies in the United States, his subsequent active litigation, corporate and banking career has spanned four decades, initially as a law professor and political consultant, then as a major law firm associate and corporate practitioner, as an investment banker and as a development banker in the Philippines (from 1969 to 1987), and subsequently as Senior Legal Advisor to The National Commercial Bank of Saudi Arabia (the leading international commercial bank in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the middle east region (from 1987 to 2013). During his 26 years in Saudi Arabia, aside from his legal advisory role, he actively participated in and supervised the prosecution and defense efforts of the bank in litigations in the U.S., in Europe and in other middle east countries.
At various times, sometimes concurrently with other regular jobs, Mr. Juco was on the teaching faculty of the following schools:
Ateneo de Manila University: at the College of Arts and Sciences; at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; and at the St. Thomas More College of Law.
St. Scholastica�s College: Member, Board of Trustees; Chairman, Political Science Department.
Lyceum of the Philippines, Recto School for Advanced Studies.
Command and General Staff College (Armed Forces of the Philippines). National Defense College of the Philippines (Armed Forces of the Philippines).
Philippine Constitutional Development (Ateneo de Manila University, 1969)
Introduction to Legal Sociology (Ateneo de Manila University, 1970)
The Citizen and the Constitution (Ateneo de Manila University Press, 1971)
Introduction to Criminology (Ateneo de Manila University, 1971)
The Dangerous Drugs Manual (Cacho Hermanos, Inc., 1973)
Philippine Government and the New Constitution (Cacho Hermanos, Inc., 1974)
Information Technology Agreements (NCBSA, 2004)
Fundamental Issues in IT Contracts (NCBSA, 2006)
Guide to the Syndication Process (NCBSA, 2006)
Fundamentals of Independent Guarantees (NCBSA, 2006)
Securities Business in Saudi Arabia (NCBSA, 2006)
Guide to Consultancy Agreements (NCBSA, 2007)
Calls for Payments of International Guarantees (NCBSA, 2007)
Uniform Rules on Demand Guarantees 458 Evaluation Guide (NCBSA, 2007)
ISDA (International Swaps & Derivatives Association) Master Agreements (NCBSA, 2009)
Master Repurchase Agreements (NCBSA, 2009)
Uniform Rules on Demand Guarantees 758 Primer (NCBSA, 2011)
Primer on Outsourcing (NCBSA, 2011)
A Reference Guide on Non-Disclosure Agreements (NCBSA, 2012)
A Reference Guide on Subordination Agreements (NCBSA, 2012)
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