Amicus Curiae

February 28, 2018
Amicus Curiae

Financial institutions towards cyber resilience

Businesses have continued to rely heavily on the use of Information Technology (IT) for efficient delivery of products and services in response to emerging market trends and evolving client needs. However, as financial institutions tend to keep pace, there is also an increased exposure to cyber-threats and attacks.

February 20, 2018
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The Presidential veto in the passage of a law

Constitutions are the fundamental law of every nation. They put in place basic tenets and forms of government to be observed in the country. The Philippine Constitution is no different.

February 13, 2018
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Look on House Bill 6779: Coverage and Limitations

On Jan. 29, House Bill 6779 or “An Act Recognizing the Civil Effects of Church Annulment Decrees” was approved on its third and final reading in the House of Representatives where 203 out of 292 members of the House voted in its favor.

February 7, 2018
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New IPO Guidelines for patent examination

In line with its goal to deliver timely and quality patents, utility models and industrial designs, the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPO) recently released the Manual for Patent Examination Procedure (MPEP).

January 31, 2018
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Proposed rules and regulations on crowdfunding

Crowdfunding (CF) platforms have proven to be a popular way to solicit charitable donations and to raise funds for projects or business ventures. With CF platforms, access to funds has expanded for start-up companies and for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs).

January 24, 2018
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The Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) and Renewable Energy Market (RE Market)

The implementation of the Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) is an important development for the Renewable Energy (RE) Market, and impacts the public as a whole. Republic Act No. 9513 or the Renewable Energy Law gives both fiscal and non-fiscal incentives to investors in order to encourage the promotion and development of renewable energy in the Philippines.