ACCRALAW Partner George S.D. Aquino conducted an online lecture to discuss the amendments to the Rules on Evidence on 30 April 2020, in view of the recently issued A.M. No. 19-08-15-SC, or the 2019 Revised Rules on Evidence. The webinar was hosted by the Makati City Chapter of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) in partnership with Quisumbing Torres.
Month: April 2020
Eusebio V. Tan has been conferred with “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon” by the Government of Japan. According to a statement from the Embassy of Japan, this recognition is awarded to “those who have made distinguished achievement in international relations, promotion of Japanese culture, advancements in their field, development in welfare or preservation of the environment.” Mr. Tan’s “valuable contribution to strengthening the economic relations between Japan and the Philippines” was recognized.
Our newly hired associates successfully hurdled the 2019 Bar Examinations.
The I.T. & Business Process Association of the Philippines, Inc. (IBPAP) is hosting a webinar entitled “Wading Through DOLE and PEZA Regulations Amidst the Lockdown” for its members on 27 April 2020 at 2:30 – 4:00 pm.
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a novel and highly infectious disease which was unknown before the outbreak began in Wuhan, China last December. However, in 2020, the rapid spread of the contagious disease claimed thousands of lives worldwide causing global alarm and pandemonium. Thus, on March 11, the World Health Organization was constrained to characterize COVID-19 as a pandemic.
The Bureau of Internal Revenue issued Revenue Regulations (RR) No. 7-2020 pursuant to Section 4(z) of the Republic Act No. 11469, otherwise known as “Bayanihan to Heal As One Act” (RA No. 11469). The RR was promulgated as a temporary emergency measure to provide relief to taxpayers who are unable to submit, file and/or pay the necessary documents and/or taxes required under the Tax Code.
These days, the future appears blurry due to COVID-19. We, in the Philippines, have not been spared from its ill-effects. With the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) and other preventive measures being implemented, the usual routines of students, workers and businessmen stopped. Our daily lives drastically changed. Worse, most of the households and businesses are incurring bills without earning any income.