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.
SyCipLaw partner Russel L. Rodriguez contributed to the first Global Migration Section (GMS) Digest of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) year. The interview discussed the practice of immigration in the Philippines, the process of sending employees to the country, qualification of same sex spouses for dependent status, and a hot topic in Philippine immigration.
The 2017 edition of Getting the Deal Through: Islamic Finance & Markets features SyCipLaw Of Counsel Mia G. Gentugaya as contributing editor. SyCipLaw Partner Amer Hussein N. Mambuay contributed the Philippine section.
The November issue of the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) included an international briefing article entitled “Mining Developments”. The article was contributed by SyCipLaw partner .
The Employment & Immigration Update Vol. XIV includes the following articles: Implications of the Prohibition Against Labor-Only Contracting and Suspension of Registration of New Applicants for Contractors of Sub-Contractors Anti-Age Discrimination in Employment Act Single Entry Approach Further Amendments to the 2011 NLRC Rules of Procedure Seafarer’s Protection Act Republic Act 10741
The December/January issue of the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) included an international briefing article entitled “Philippines: Competition Law Updates”. The article was contributed by SyCipLaw partners Franco Aristotle G. Larcina and Arlene M. Maneja.
One of the biggest and most popular Internet companies, LinkedIn, has become the first target of the recent Russian data localization law. The legislation requires businesses operating online to keep Russian Internet users’ data on servers located within Russia.
The Criminal Code (Official Gazette of RS, no. 85/2005, 72/2009, 111/2009, 121/2012, 104/2013, 108/2014 and 94/2016; Code was amended on 23 November 2016. Most of the new provisions of the Code will enter into force as of 1 June 2017.
27 Dec 2016 at 04:00 NEWSPAPER SECTION: BUSINESS| WRITER: LAWALLIANCE LIMITED COMPANY Realisation of Expenses under the 'Canon of Certainty' More than two centuries ago, Adam Smith set out the rule that equity, certainty, convenience and economy are the top four canons for a good tax system. But since government authorities tend to care …
Overall, this was a more active year for FCPA enforcement actions when compared to 2015. This year, Department of Justice ("DOJ") took a total of 10 enforcement actions and Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") took a total of 25 enforcement actions. Like last year, SEC is more active than DOJ, in terms of numbers of …