November 28, 2018

Odds are that in the past week, you liked a friend’s post on Facebook, bought food from Food Panda, and booked a ride with Grab. I, myself, have done those things in the past couple of hours. This is indeed the age of E-Commerce and online businesses. You look at the Forbes list and at the top you’ll find Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Ma, and Jeff Bezos, who, by means of the internet, created billion-... Read More

November 19, 2018

Victor P. Lazatin  Patricia-Ann T. Prodigalidad  Jose Martin R. Tensuan   and Patricia Tysmans-Clemente  authored the chapter on the Philippines on International Arbitration. It is part of the Chambers Global Practice Guide on the subject.

November 15, 2018

One of the most controversial issues on management rights today is the right to enter into contracting arrangements. Contracting is an arrangement where a business owner, also called a principal, agrees to farm out to another entity, called a contractor, the performance of a specific job within a definite period. In turn, the contractor hires its own employees to perform the job farmed out by the... Read More

November 07, 2018

“When the last tree has been cut down, the last fish caught, the last river poisoned, only then will we realize that one cannot eat money.” — Native American saying A recent report released by the leading international body for assessment of climate change, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (UN IPCC), established a target global warming limit of 1.5°C. To maintain this... Read More