The enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), declared over many areas in the Philippines, including the island of Luzon where the National Capital Region is located, has caused significant business disruption. As in other jurisdictions, there are concerns that the country will see a rise in contract disputes and foreclosures, and even businesses invoking laws on suspension …
The Philippine Government has issued a slew of resolutions and circulars as part of its response to the COVID 19 pandemic and unsurprisingly, a number of legal and practical issues have beset businesses and persons under the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). Like the rest of the world, the country is bracing itself for a new …
Getting the Deal Through has published the 13th edition of Labour & Employment, which is available in print, as an e-book, and online. The Philippine chapter was contributed by SyCipLaw partner Ronald Mark C. Lleno, with support from senior associate Emmar Benjoe B. Panahon and associate Hans Cedric I. Santos.
Nine of SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan’s lawyers are included in the Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2018. The list features the leading lawyers in 18 practice areas in 24 jurisdictions in the Asia-Pacific region. Results are based on an extensive survey of in-house counsel and private practitioners.
Norton Rose Fulbright’s 2018 and fifth edition of Insurance regulation in Asia Pacific – Ten things to know about 20 countries is now available. The guide provides an overview and practical checklist of ten common regulatory issues for insurance companies. SyCipLaw partner Hiyasmin H. Lapitan contributed the Philippine chapter.
The International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG) to: Trade Marks 2018 has been published. The Philippine chapter of the guide was contributed by SyCipLaw partners Enrique T. Manuel and Vida M. Panganiban-Alindogan.
The Legal 500 & The In-House Lawyer Comparative Guide on Mergers & Acquisitions is now available. SyCipLaw partner Franco Aristotle G. Larcina contributed the Philippine chapter.
The World Bank Group’s Women, Business and the Law 2018 report is now finalized and available online. The fifth edition in a series of biennial reports, the publication measures gender equality in the law across 189 economies. It identifies legal obstacles to women who engage in economic activity around the world, encourages the reform of discriminatory laws, …
The World Bank Group’s Procuring Infrastructure Public-Private Partnerships 2018 report is now finalized and available online. The report compiles best practices and offers support to governments around the world to improve the quality of their regulations and to better deliver infrastructure service through public-private partnerships (PPPs).
Multilaw has released its new digital Real Estate Guide for Foreign Investors, which was launched at the MIPIM global real estate event in Cannes. SyCipLaw partner Benedicto P. Panigbatan contributed the Philippine chapter.