The Chambers International Arbitration 2020 Guide

The Chambers International Arbitration 2020 Guide

The Chambers International Arbitration 2020 Guide offers “expert legal commentary on tribunals, preliminary and interim relief, collection and submission of evidence, confidentiality, types of remedies, class actions, the New York Convention, and grounds for appeal...
The Chambers Employment 2020 Guide

The Chambers Employment 2020 Guide

The Chambers Employment 2020 Guide, written in two parts, Law and Practice, and Trends and Developments, outlines the “legislative action taken to address the COVID-19 pandemic, non-competition and non-solicitation clauses, data privacy, foreign workers, unions,...
Legal Considerations of Employee Termination

Legal Considerations of Employee Termination

What legal considerations do firms need to be aware of when letting staff members go during a pandemic? And is a zoom or skype call the best way to break the news? The Labour Advisory No.1, Series of 2020, of the Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE) states that...
The Legal 500 Litigation Country Comparative Guide

The Legal 500 Litigation Country Comparative Guide

Written in question and answer format, the Legal 500 Country Comparative Guide on Litigation provides an overview of the rules or procedure and legal processes. For the Philippines, ACCRALAW provided the answers to familiarize companies and in-house counsels with the...
COVID-19 Update and Considerations

COVID-19 Update and Considerations

No different from other countries in the world, the Philippines continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The Office of the President, Congress, and different government agencies have promulgated various issueance to guide all affected individuals, businesses and...
A Global Roadmap to Personal Data Protection

A Global Roadmap to Personal Data Protection

John Paul M. Gaba, a Partner from the Firm’s Intellectual Property Department, authored the Philippine chapter of “A Global Roadmap to Personal Data Protection: Asia Pacific, Europe & USA”, published by Meritas. It is the second edition of this volume. The study...
Publicly Listed Companies Going Private

Publicly Listed Companies Going Private

SHAREPHIL INVESTORS VIEWPOINT – Francis Lim (The Philippine Star) Over the recent past, the media has been abuzz with complaints from the investing public about the price at which publicly listed companies (PLCs) that are going private are buying back their...
ASEAN Fintech Ecosystem Benchmarking Study

ASEAN Fintech Ecosystem Benchmarking Study

Christopher Louie D. Ocampo and Paula P. Plaza from the Firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department co-authored the ASEAN Fintech Ecosystem Benchmarking Study. This study was jointly produced by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge...
The One Person Corporation

The One Person Corporation

FINEX Folio With the advent of Republic Act No. 11232, otherwise known as the “Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines,” (RCC) which became effective on Feb. 23, one need not assemble a group of at least five individuals in order to establish a Philippine domestic...
Asian-Mena Counsel – Philippines Jurisdiction Updates 2019

Chambers Global Practice Guide: Trade Marks 2019

Our Firm’s Intellectual Property Department contributed the Philippine Chapter on Trade Marks. Chambers Global Practice Guide on Trade Marks provides a useful overview on applicable Philippine laws. John Paul M. Gaba, Richmond K. Lee, Jose Eduardo T. Genilo and Maria...
Chambers Global Practice Guide: Outsourcing 2019

Chambers Global Practice Guide: Outsourcing 2019

The Philippines is known for the growing industry of business process outsourcing entities.  The Philippine Chapter of Chambers Global Practice Guide on Outsourcing is a useful tool in understanding local regulations.  Emerico O. De Guzman, Neptali B. Salvanera, Erwin...
Chambers Global Practice Guide: Employment 2019

Chambers Global Practice Guide: Employment 2019

Emerico O. De Guzman, Clarence Darrow C. Valdecantos, Joy Anne C. Leong-Pambid and Gilyen Ezra Marie L. Li contributed the Philippine chapter on Employment for the 2019 edition of the Chambers Global Practice Guide on Employment. Mr. De Guzman is the Firm’s...

Cybersecurity 2019

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...