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March 14, 2017
The pen is mightier than the sword or so the adage goes. When this was once said, it was to highlight the power of thoughts and ideas over brute force and violence as a way to effect change. Today, the pen can ...
February 3, 2017
The buzz about the legality of Uber and GrabCar operating in the Philippines might have died down, but now there is another legal issue surrounding them: whether their drivers are employees or ...
January 5, 2017
In light of the enactment of the Philippine Competition Act (PCA) in 2015, competitors, manufacturers, retailers and sellers or suppliers, in general, should be ...
November 11, 2016
Since 2012, the Philippines has had a comprehensive law governing personal data privacy. However, full implementation ...
October 14, 2016
Keeping Hong Kong competitive Rose Webb, chief executive officer of the Competition Commission of Hong Kong, talks about the city’s new Competition Ordinance.
Recent examples of consent decrees in Korea and their implications The system, introduced in 2011, is expected to be used more actively in the future as companies have begun to view it as a viable way to resolve free-trade cases, write Chang-Ho Kum, Kenneth T Kim and Jin Woo Hwang of Yoon & Yang.
Levelling the playing field in the Philippines Until last year, the Philippines was the only founding member of Asean that did not have a comprehensive competition law in place. Francisco Ed Lim, Patricia-Ann T Prodigalidad, Eric R Recalde of ACCRALAW review the Philippine Competition Act.
India: The ‘single economic entity’ defence Although India’s competition law framework is in its early stages, the Competition Commission has reviewed several cases where the ‘single economic entity’ defence has been raised. Ritika Ganju and Ankur Verma of Phoenix Legal analyse the precedent.
October 14, 2016
Before the enactment of the Philippine Competition Act in 2015, the Philippines was the only founding member of Asean that did not have a comprehensive competition law in place. Francisco Ed Lim, Patricia-Ann T Prodigalidad, Eric R Recalde of ACCRALAW review the new regime.
October 12, 2016
The use of the internet for the promotion of goods and services, particularly social media (Facebook, Twitter and ...
October 11, 2016
September 9, 2016
Republic Act No. 10911 (also known as the ‘Anti-Age Discrimination in Employment Act’) lapsed into law on 21 July ...
July 12, 2016
With the threat of climate change, the international community created the Paris Agreement which aims to stop global warming and preserve ...
June 1, 2016
The price of pharmaceutical products in the Philippines appears to be on the high side compared to that in other Asian ...
April 18, 2016
One of the means of keeping afloat in today’s competitive market is to hire employees who are ‘fit’ for a particular job. However, before employers ...
March 22, 2016
The perception that litigation is a slow and arduous process has drawn many of us closer to the idea of alternative modes of dispute resolution. ...
January 19, 2016
Our M&A Report includes SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan's article 'Further liberalisation and consolidation of the banking sector' and Phoenix Legal's contribution 'M&A Booster – New Companies Act has it all easy and clean'. You'll also find a Cover Story compiling thoughts from numerous sources throughout the region entitled 'M&A Report: a year opened with expectation'.
January 13, 2016
On December 4, 2011, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Department Order No. 18-A (D.O. 18-A), the new Rules Implementing Articles 106 to 109 ...