Almost four years after the death of Kian delos Santos, a 17-year-old student who allegedly fought back yet shown in a CCTV footage to have helplessly died in the hands of our own law enforcement officers, the growing clamor for transparency and accountability in the operations of the Philippine National Police (PNP) persists.
Month: July 2021
Management prerogative refers to every employer’s inherent right to regulate, according to his own discretion and judgment, all aspects of employment, including hiring, work assignments, working methods, the time, place and manner of work, work supervision, transfer of employees, lay-off of workers, and discipline, dismissal, and recall of employees.
Benchmark Asia-Pacific recognized ACCRALAW Senior Partner and Co-Managing Partner Patricia-Ann T. Prodigalidad among its Top 100 Women in Litigation for 2021. This recognition is given to top women litigators who have participated in “some of the most impactful litigation matters in recent history as well as by earning the hard-won respect of their peers and clients.”
ACCRALAW contributed to the Legal 500’s 2021 Country Comparative Guide for Litigation. The Guide provided an overview of the rules of procedure governing commercial litigation in the Philippines, the enforcement of foreign judgments, collective redress mechanisms, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on commercial litigation.
ACCRALAW Partner and Head of the Tax Department Eric R. Recalde recently authored an article on prescriptive periods under the National Internal Revenue Code of the Philippines, various fraud penalties, and the concept of false returns.
ACCRALAW’s trademark and patent law practice gain another recognition from IP STARS. ACCRALAW has been ranked as a Tier 1 Firm for Trade Mark and Patent for 2021.