The World Bank Group has released its Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All report. This is the 14th in an annual series of reports providing objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement in 190 economies. The report focuses on measuring regulations affecting 11 areas: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, registering property, getting credit, protecting minority investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts, resolving insolvency, and labor market regulation.
SyCipLaw lawyers who contributed to the report include partners Domingo G. Castillo, Maria Teresa D. Mercado-Ferrer, Vicente D. Gerochi IV, Anthony W. Dee, Marianne M. Miguel and Hiyasmin H. Lapitan; senior associates Maria Christina C. Ortua and Ma. Patricia B. Paz; and associates Vera Marie H. Bautista-King, Mark Kevin U. Dellosa and Jenny Jean B. Domino.
Visit the Doing Business website to read a summary of main findings and download a copy of the report. The interactive website also provides more detailed information on the methodology and background studies, and allows customized queries and cross-country comparisons of the indicators. Data in the report are current as of June 1, 2016.