Last February 23, 2019, the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (“IBP”) held simultaneous local elections for the Executive Officers and Directors of each chapter. The newly elected officers will serve during the 2019 to 2021 term. The IBP is the national organization of lawyers in the Philippines and the only mandatory bar association for Filipino …
Month: February 2019
One who has experienced an election or two will probably be familiar with the term “premature campaigning,” and what it means.
On February 10, 2019, upon the invitation of Consul General Yoshiaki Miwa, the Firm’s lawyers from its Davao Branch led by Myra S. Montecalvo-Quilatan attended the opening ceremony of the Consulate-General of Japan in Davao City. It was held at the Waterfront Insular Hotel in Davao City.
In an effort to increase transparency in the beneficial ownership and control of domestic corporations — and to prevent their misuse for money laundering, organized crime and terrorists financing purposes
Indigenous peoples (IPs) and indigenous cultural communities (ICCs), though explicitly protected under the Constitution itself, sadly remain one of the most marginalized and forgotten sectors in Philippine society.