The rising level of investment scams poses a
major threat to the financial security of many individuals. The speed with which the fraudsters operate
and the methods they employ leaves little time for the target to question the
proposition or recognise that it is a scam until it is too late.
Competitor pay per click campaigns where a
company bids for the name of a rival in the hope that a customer or client who
searches for a particular company will not notice when a similar company,
rather than the company they selected, appears in the search suggestions. This practice has always been regarded as a
Gambling, from a legal and policy perspective, has been consistently defined by reference to the constitutive elements of involving a monetary consideration, an element of chance, and a prize having some inherent value. Although definitions can vary significantly from one jurisdiction to another, the general consensus has been that a game or scheme that requires players to stake something of value for a prize that is awarded due to the outcome of an uncertain event should be treated as “gambling.”
Transports publics fribourgeois Trafic (TPF TRAFIC) SA closed the financing of its maintenance and exploitation centre in the canton of Fribourg. The financing was partly made through a CHF 40 mio. private placement, a CHF 32 mio. secured bank loan and a CHF 55 mio. unsecured bank loan.
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) contributed the Philippine chapter of Icelandic law firm BBA’s handbook called the Geothermal Transparency Guide . The publication is intended to provide an overview of the legal and regulatory framework governing exploration, exploitation and production of electricity from geothermal resources. The Philippine chapter was contributed by SyCipLaw partners Hector M. de Leon, Jr. and Angel M. Salita, Jr.
Here are some frequently asked questions
(FAQ) on investing in the Philippines, such as choosing the right corporate
vehicle, the allowed areas of investment, tax incentives, and other key
information: Read more...