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March 10, 2020
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 ...
February 4, 2020
The Philippines enticed into investors into its special economic zones with tax incentives, such as income tax holidays (ITH) or 5 percent gross income taxation (GIT), VAT zero-rated purchases and duty-free importations ...
December 2, 2019
In a world where cross-border transactions are commonplace, disputes inevitably arise. Thus, the recognition and enforcement of foreign court decisions is a key issue ...
October 30, 2019
The Revised Corporation Code introduced amendments to the otherwise outdated Corporation Code.
September 18, 2019
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 ...
August 2, 2019
Early this year, the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) Enforcement Office launched a leniency/whistleblower programme offering immunity from suit and reduction of fines to cartel members who will provide information that will help the PCC investigate and prosecute cartels ...
June 26, 2019
For several decades, money laundering has extended the reach of transnational organised crime throughout various nations ...
June 19, 2019
Philippine courts are keen on making arbitration and other modes of ADR the staple in settling disputes domestically.
June 12, 2019
A new law facilitates the easy movement of subscribers from one service provider to another.
June 5, 2019
Like all other rights, the “right to know” is not an absolute right.
May 23, 2019
For the first time since its inception in 2015, the Commission has blocked a merger after conducting its review.
May 23, 2019
We speak to the general counsel of Aboitiz Power about his role and the outlook for the profession in the Philippines.
May 23, 2019
A more liberalised foreign participation may change the internet-based business landscape in the Philippines ...
May 16, 2019
Three experienced Asia-based lawyers spoke to Tim Gilkison about their 'return' to private practice, and how to make a successful transition ...
April 17, 2019
On February 20, 2019, President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law Republic Act No. 11232, otherwise known as the Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines (the New Code) ...