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COVID-19 updates: The Imposition of a modified enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) in high-risk areas

May 14 2020 This is a briefing on the issuances of the Philippine government as of May 13, 2020 about the imposition of a modified enhanced community quarantine…

Q&A: Labour & Employment Law in Philippines

June 12 2019 A Q&A guide to the essential considerations surrounding labour and employment law in Philippines, including key legislation, restrictions and liabilities for employers.

Appeals in the Philippines

April 3 2019 A structured guide to appeals in the Phillipines

New Rules of Court to Take Effect on May 1

May 18 2020 The amendments to the Revised Rules on Evidence (Administrative Matter No. 19-08-15-SC) and Rules of Civil Procedure (Administrative Matter No…

Banking Regulation in the Philippines

April 4 2019 A structured guide to Banking Regulation in the Philippines

At a glance: hiring employees in Philippines

April 13 2022 A look at the key legal provisions governing the hiring of employees in Philippines, including background checks, anti-discrimination laws, probationary periods and employee classification, among other things.

At a glance: termination of employment in Philippines

April 13 2022 A look at the key legal provisions governing the termination of employment in Philippines, including grounds for dismissal, notice requirements and severance pay, among other things.

Snapshot: bringing a claim for enforcement of a foreign judgement in Philippines

August 28 2021 A Q&A guide to bringing a claim for enforcement of a foreign judgement in Philippines, including limitation periods, types of enforceable order, the enforcement process and its pitfalls, and more.

First-step analysis: court examination of foreign judgments in Philippines

August 28 2021 A brief guide to key factors that the courts in Philippines will consider when deciding whether to grant recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments.

In review: credit support and subordination in Philippines

July 16 2021 This article provides a general overview of the most common forms of credit support and subordination of debts in Philippines.