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The Lesser Known Facet of Quo Warranto

Feb 26, 2020

The extraordinary writ of quo warranto has been raised to public consciousness again re...Read more


A Dose of Law | Job contracting

Feb 24, 2020

Job contracting has significantly changed the landscape of employer-employee relations. While an employment relationship is bilateral in nature, legitimate job contracting involves a trilateral relationship involving the principal, the contractor and the contractor’s workers....Read more


Quo warranto on ABS-CBN (Part 1: Questions)

Feb 23, 2020

The petition for quo warranto (67 pages plus over 1,000 pages of annexes) filed by Solicitor General Jose C. Calida asked the Supreme Court for a judgment “forfeiting” or “revoking” the legislative franchises of ABS-CBN Corp. (ABS-CBN) and ABS...Read more


Merger: Short Period Returns

Feb 18, 2020

Merger and acquisition trend has increased over the years. Merger transactions are undertaken horizontally, vertically and between and among conglomerates for a number of business reasons. Owing to competitive business envir...Read more


7 Changes in the Inter Partes Rules That You Need to Know this 2020

Feb 17, 2020

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Revival of Expired Corporations

Feb 05, 2020

Much has been said about the feature of the Revised Corporation Code (RCC) allowing cor...Read more


Startup Act Implementing Rules Clarify Law to Benefit Innovators and Enablers

Jan 30, 2020

Aimed to foster inclusive growth, create new jobs and opportunities, improve production, and advance i...Read more


Evolution of technology laws in the Philippines

Jan 24, 2020

Technological innovations continue to flourish in the Philippines due to progressive thinking in the legislative and executive branches. This allowed the country to become a fertile grou...Read more


Primer on One-Person Corporations in the Philippines

Sep 23, 2019

Republic Act No. 11232, otherwise known as the Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines (RCC), introduced several innovations committed to improve the ease of doing business in the country. One of the most prominent inclusions in the ...Read more


New Rules on the Number and Qualifications of Incorporators

Sep 23, 2019

Just recently, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued Memorandum Circular No. 16, series of 2019 providing for guidelines on the number and qualifications of incorporators under Section 10 of the Revised Corporation Code (RC...Read more


Hostage of Business Permit

Jun 14, 2019

IT appears that some cities are more powerful in enforcing their tax collection measures compared to the national government. The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) usually goes through the rigors of issuing tax assessment not...Read more