ACCRALAW was awarded by Asian Legal Business as the Law Firm of the Year during its black-tie gala dinner last 26 October 2018 at the Rizal Ballroom of the Makati Shangri-la in Makati City. ACCRALAW was also awarded as Litigation Law Firm of the Year, Labor and Employment Law Firm of the Year and Intellectual …
Month: October 2018
Leland R. Villadolid Jr. and Arianne T. Ferrer authored the Philippine chapter on Cybersecurity. The chapter identifies and defines crimes related to cybersecurity and other incidents involving IT systems, infrastructure, communications networks, devices and data. It discusses laws applicable to these crimes within the Philippine legal framework. The chapter also provides an overview of current litigation involving cybersecurity.
With the alarming increase of mental health illnesses today, with more than 300 million people suffering from depression alone according to the World Health Organization, the enactment of Republic Act No. 11032 or the Mental Health Act last 20 June 2018 is a boon to Filipinos.
Entities and individuals covered by Republic Act No. 10173, otherwise known as the Data Privacy Act of 2012 (“DPA”) were required to register with the National Privacy Commission (“NPC”) in two (2) phases: (1) the appointment of a Data Protection Officer by last 09 September 2017; and (2) the registration of Data Processing Systems by last 08 March 2018.