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The sanctity of our home offices
Often quoted in cases involving searches and seizures is the principle that “a man’s home is his castle” ...
Copyright and remote learning in the time of Covid-19
On August 15, 2020, Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte approved the recommendation of Department of Education Secretary Leonor Briones to defer the opening of classes from August 24, 2020 to October 5, 2020 in view of the Covid-19 pandemic ...
Financial rehabilitation amidst the COVID-19 pandemic
In light of the implementation of various community quarantine measures brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines, many business establishments were either prevented from operating or permitted with limited operational capacity ...
Fine prints
Rights-holders must always be vigilant, exercise caution and, most of all, read and question the fine prints.
Travel restrictions, work permit and visa status of expats in the Philippines
While the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) knows no nationality or race, most countries have taken the approach, among others, of closing their respective borders to prevent it from spreading ...
Philippines: Pandemics, police power and private contracts
With the worsening coronavirus outbreak, President Rodrigo Duterte has shifted gears ...
Philippines Related News
Copyright and remote learning in the time of Covid-19
On August 15, 2020, Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte approved the recommendation of Department of Education Secretary Leonor Briones to defer the opening of classes from August 24, 2020 to October 5, 2020 in view of the Covid-19 pandemic ...
Financial rehabilitation amidst the COVID-19 pandemic
In light of the implementation of various community quarantine measures brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines, many business establishments were either prevented from operating or permitted with limited operational capacity ...
Philippines: Pandemics, police power and private contracts
With the worsening coronavirus outbreak, President Rodrigo Duterte has shifted gears ...
Philippines: Coping with Covid-19
While Covid-19 is primarily a health issue, it cannot be denied that it has multi-faceted effects ...
Philippines: Work suspension during calamities
On January 12, 2020, the Taal volcano in the Philippines began erupting, causing numerous cities to experience ash fall and necessitating the evacuation of families living nearby ...
Philippines: The POGO problem – Harmonising immigration, gaming and gambling
It is highly illegal to gamble in China save for a few state-run lotteries. To avoid this prohibition, gambling companies operate offshore so that they may continue catering to Chinese nationals who play casino and e-games online ...
The Philippine Competition Commission bares its teeth
For the first time since its inception in 2015, the Commission has blocked a merger after conducting its review.
Joseph Trillana Gonzales
We speak to the general counsel of Aboitiz Power about his role and the outlook for the profession in the Philippines.
A 'return' to private practice
Three experienced Asia-based lawyers spoke to Tim Gilkison about their 'return' to private practice, and how to make a successful transition ...
The PCC’s Joint Venture Guidelines
The Philippine Competition Commission must strive to strike a balance ...
Philippines In-House Handbook & Directory
Philippines Chapter (including firm directory)