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This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

If your firm wishes to publish press releases or articles, please contact Shehab Khurshid on +44 (0) 207 396 5689 or shehab.khurshid@legalease.co.uk

 

Philippine Chapter of Getting the Deal Through: Cybersecurity 2018

The Philippine chapter of the Getting the Deal Through: Cybersecurity 2018 was contributed by SyCipLaw partner Rose Marie M. King-Dominguez, with support from senior associate Ruben P. Acebedo II. The chapter provides answers to key questions on the legal framework, best practice, enforcement, threat detection and reporting, and update and trends.

SyCipLaw TMT Bulletin: “More Philippine Data Privacy Act: Are you Ready for Phase II?”

Controllers and processors who have completed Phase I registration with the National Privacy Commission (NPC) will now have to gear up for Phase II. Phase II involves providing the NPC certain information on the organization’s compliance with the Data Privacy Act (DPA).

SyCipLaw TMT Bulletin: Philippine Central Bank Issues New FinTech Rules

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) (the Philippine Central Bank) has issued two new circulars that will be of interest to companies engaged in remittance services, e-money, digital currency, and other fintech businesses. Both circulars amend portions of the BSP Manual of Regulations for Non-Bank Financial Institutions.

Client Alert: New Implementing Rules for Philippine Data Privacy Act

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has issued the implementing rules and regulations of the Data Privacy Act of 2012. The rules, promulgated on August 24, 2016, will take effect 15 days from publication in the Official Gazette.

ALB: “New Implementing Rules for Philippine Data Privacy Act”

The October 2016 issue of the Asian Legal Business (ALB) includes a regional update article entitled “New Implementing Rules for Philippine Data Privacy Act”, contributed by SyCipLaw partner Rose Marie M. King-Dominguez.

World Law Group Publishes New Edition of Global Guide to Data Breach Notifications

Covering a record 60 major jurisdictions worldwide, the updated and expanded second edition of World Law Group’s Global Guide to Data Breach Notifications has been published, and can be downloaded free from its companion website, www.globaldatabreachguide.com.

Legal Bulletin: Technology, Media & Telecoms (Aug. 2015)

Download a free copy of SyCipLaw's Technology, Media & Telecoms Bulletin (Aug. 2015).

IFLR: "SEC advice on online platforms"

Download a free copy of the IFLR: "SEC advice on online platforms" article by SyCipLaw partner Rose Marie M. King-Dominguez.

Getting the Deal Through - Telecoms and Media 2013 Philippines

Download a free copy of the Philippine section of Getting the Deal Through - Telecoms and Media 2013. 

Telecoms, Media & Technology Legal Bulletin: Focus on Philippine BPO Industry

SyCipLaw's Telecoms, Media & Technology Legal Bulletin: Focus on Philippine BPO Industry features the following articles:

  • What Worries Local BPOs and What They Need to Know 
  • Quick Guide to Setting up a BPO in the Philippines 
  • Incentive Regimes for BPOs 
  • BPOs and Philippine Employment Law 
  • Revised Outsourcing Rules for Banks (BSP Circular No. 765-12) 

 

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Telecoms, Media and Internet Laws and Regulations 2013

The Philippine section of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Telecoms, Media and Internet Laws and Regulations 2013 is available for download from the firm's website. The section was contributed by partner Rose Marie M. King-Dominguez and associate Ruben P. Acebedo II.

Legal Bulletin: Technology, Media & Telecoms (Jan. 2013)

The Technology, Media & Telecoms Legal Bulletin (Jan. 2013) includes information on the Data Privacy Act, the Cybercrime Prevention Act, and Developments in Foreign Ownership Restrictions, as well as other features. Download an electronic copy from our website.

Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012

The Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 (Republic Act No. 10175) approved on 12 September 2012 declares that “The State recognizes the vital role of information and communications industries such as content production, telecommunications, broadcasting electronic commerce, and data processing, in the nation’s overall social and economic development.

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