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Ms. Acosta specializes in commercial law, and has counseled clients in foreign investments transactions, mergers and acquisitions of private and public companies and debt and equity offerings (including initial public offerings). She acts as counsel for public/listed and private companies in various industries, such as banking and finance, telecommunications, property development, mining and power and energy. She also represents clients before government agencies for procurement and build-operate and transfer projects.
 
Ms. Acosta obtained her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines where she graduated class valedictorian and cum laude in 1998. She placed 3rd in the 1998 Bar Examinations. She also has a degree in Business Economics from the University of the Philippines where she graduated magna cum laude in 1994. In 2003, as a Global Hauser Scholar, she obtained her Masters of Law degree from the New York University (NYU) School of Law.
 
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Acosta, Franchette M.

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fm.acosta@thefirmva.com