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Safe Spaces Act

July 19 2020 The Congress has enacted Republic Act No. 11313 to be known as the Safe Spaces Act or the “Bawal Bastos Act” to address existing gaps and issues on…

Rent Freeze at the Time of Pandemic

August 11 2020 In view of the rising number of confirmed cases posing serious threats and long-term adverse effects to the economy and security, among other things…

SSS Benefits, Now Accessible via Digital Wallet

September 4 2020 Benefits from the Social Security System (SSS) can now be accessed by the members through PayMaya. Proceeds from the SSS funeral and unemployment…

Loans Under the Bayanihan to Heal As One Act

April 28 2020 With the widespread effect of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Philippine government has recognized the need to undertake a program for…

Telemedicine: Providing Health Services Safely during the COVID-19 Pandemic

August 11 2020 Since the issuance of Presidential Proclamation No. 922, s. 2020, pursuant to Republic Act. No. 11332 declaring a State of Public Health Emergency…

Online Barters: To Tax or Not To Tax

September 11 2020 Unlock your phone. Open Viber or Facebook. Go to a group which has the word “marketplace” in its name. What do you see? Is that taxable? With the…

Automated Disclosure under the GDPR and the DPA

September 11 2020 Automated disclosure is a species of automated decision-making governed by data privacy laws. Article 22 of the General Data Protection Regulation…

Consumer Perception of “Generic.com”

September 10 2020 In today’s technological age, attaching a “.com” to any word will most likely result in some sort of website on the internet. Many are rushing to…

Contact Tracing Apps and Privacy

September 10 2020 Early this year, the app Aarogya Setu was launched in India. It was required by the Indian government to be used by public and private employees…

Online Courts and the Rights of the Accused

September 4 2020 In response to the quarantine restrictions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Supreme Court made several issuances that allow courts to…