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SOS: Options for Businesses in Distress

May 22, 2020

Published 22 May 2020, The Daily TribuneBusinesses are not exempt from the adverse effects of the advent of COVID-19...Read more


Source: https://divinalaw.com/sos-options-for-businesses-in-distress/

The Practice of Law in these Unsettling Times

May 21, 2020

The alarm bells on the COVID-19 pandemic caught the law profession by surprise – we were blindsided. It started with a community quarantine which in a few days evolved into an Enhanced Community Quarant...Read more


Source: http://www.rexpublishing.com.ph/blog/2020/05/the-practice-of-law-in-these-unsettling-times/

Shareholders’ Approval on Sale of Corporate Assets

May 19, 2020

Under Section 39 of the Revised Corporation Code (RCC), a corporation may...Read more


Source: https://accralaw.com/shareholders-approval-on-sale-of-corporate-assets/

New Normal, New Rules

May 18, 2020

Published 18 May 2020, The Daily Tribune...Read more


Source: https://divinalaw.com/new-normal-new-rules/

Marriage via online video invalid

May 17, 2020

Dear PAO,My fiancé and I have planned to get married next week. Since gatherings are not allowed, we had to cancel our contracts with our suppliers. But we still want to push throug...Read more


Source: https://www.manilatimes.net/2020/05/17/legal-advice/dearpao/marriage-via-online-video-invalid/725207/

THE ABS-CBN PUZZLE

May 16, 2020

1. The Constitution requires that: "The ownership and management of mass media shall be limited to citizens of the Philippines, or to corporations, cooperatives or associations, wholly-owned and m...Read more


Source: https://www.facebook.com/JuanPonceEnrile/posts/10158692190233783?__tn__=K-R

Procedural due process in terminating employees on the ground of serious misconduct

May 16, 2020

Dear PAO,I am a newly hired human resources specialist. I noticed that several of our employees are being terminated on the ground of serious misconduct. What is the procedural ...Read more


Source: https://www.manilatimes.net/2020/05/16/legal-advice/dearpao/procedural-due-process-in-terminating-employees-on-the-ground-of-serious-misconduct/725001/

Prescription Periods Amid A Pandemic

May 15, 2020

Published 15 May 2020, The Daily TribuneOne would have never thought that our lives would come to a halt because of ...Read more


Source: https://divinalaw.com/prescriptive-periods-amid-a-pandemic/

Supreme Court of the Philippines unveils virtual courtrooms during COVID-19 community quarantine

May 15, 2020

15 May 2020, MANILA, Philippines...Read more


Source: https://news.microsoft.com/en-ph/2020/05/15/supreme-court-of-the-philippines-unveils-virtual-courtrooms-during-covid-19-community-quarantine/

Equal protection of the law

May 14, 2020

The franchise of ABS-CBN expired on May 4, 2020, while its application for renewal of franchise was pending in the House o...Read more


Source: https://opinion.inquirer.net/129796/equal-protection-of-the-law

Covid-19 and the New Normal in Philippine Litigation

May 07, 2020

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Source: http://fnslaw.com.ph/covid-19-and-the-new-normal-in-philippine-litigation/

Annulment of marriage

May 05, 2020

Dear PAO,My wife and I lived together for 15 years before marrying each other. Just recently, we decided to live separately because of our constant bickering and misunderstandin...Read more


Source: https://www.manilatimes.net/2020/05/05/legal-advice/dearpao/annulment-of-marriage/722610/

2019 Bar exam results out

Apr 29, 2020

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 29) — The Supreme Court released on Wednesday the much-awaited results of the 2019 Bar Examination, with...Read more


Source: https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2020/4/29/2019-bar-examination-results-.html

Arrested during the quarantine? Know your rights

Apr 24, 2020

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Source: https://www.fnslaw.com.ph/arrested-during-the-quarantine-know-your-rights/

Compliance, contracts and COVID-19

Apr 20, 2020

THE RAPID and exponential spread of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) stunned and stifled lives and activities all over the world. In the Philippines alone – based on the latest COVID-19 tracker of the Dep...Read more


Source: https://www.panaynews.net/compliance-contracts-and-covid-19/