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Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz (ACCRALAW) is the Philippines’ premier law firm with a cohesive multidisciplinary team of legal professionals who possess in-depth knowledge in specialized fields of law, backed by extensive experience of more than 40 years in the practice of law in the Philippines.

Pandemics, police power and private contracts

By Samantha Beatrice P King, ACCRALAW
Under the Bayanihan Act, the president is empowered to order private establishments to direct their operations towards COVID-19 efforts.

Converting to a one-person corporation

By Leia Clarissa Veronica R Veracruz, ACCRALAW
To keep abreast of changing times and make doing business in the Philippines easier, the Revised Corporation Code (RCC) has introduced the concept of a corporation with a single stockholder

When the going gets tough, PEZA locators get going

By Karen Andrea D Torres, ACCRALAW

Ease of doing business in the Philippines

By Paula P Plaza, ACCRALAW

Developments in PCC enforcement activities

By Korina Ana T Manibog, ACCRA Law Offices

Philippines-China MoU on natural resource development

By Fritz Micah A Diumano, ACCRA Law Offices

‘Build, Build, Build’: Is it really sustainable?

By Kelvin Y Hung, ACCRA Law Offices

Peek at Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines

By Renz J Pagayanan, ACCRA Law Offices

Impact of 11th FINL on online businesses

By Agustin P Geraldez Jr, ACCRA Law Offices

Increase in minimum float for better corporate governance

By Ann Catherine Co, ACCRA Law Offices

PCC needs balance with joint venture guidelines

By Mara Kristina O Recto, ACCRA Law Offices

Ease of Doing Business Act gives teeth to red tape law

By Noel Christian O Luciano, ACCRA Law Offices

Proposed regulations and rules on crowdfunding in the Philippines

By Leia Clarissa Veronica R Veracruz, ACCRA Law Offices

Will TRAIN work in its implementation?

By Eric R Recalde, ACCRA Law Offices

Regulating virtual currency in the Philippines

By Paula P Plaza, ACCRA Law Offices

Will Philippines catch the TRAIN at start of 2018?

By Eric R Recalde, ACCRA Law Offices

Employer guidelines on data privacy

By Neptali B Salvanera, ACCRA Law Offices

Anti-competitive agreements under new competition act

By Korina Ana T Manibog, ACCRA Law Offices

Are new rules on labour contracting worth the wait?

By Ma Clarissa Excelsis S Villanueva, ACCRA Law Offices

DDS in relation to Corporation Code’s capital provisions

By Dan Bernard S. Sabilala, ACCRA Law Offices

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CORRESPONDENTS

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Pandemics, police power and private contracts

By Samantha Beatrice P King, ACCRALAW

Under the Bayanihan Act, the president is empowered to order private establishments to direct their operations towards COVID-19 efforts.

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By Misha and Shreya Prakash, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

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For better or worse: The legal limits of comparative ads

By Tusha Malhotra and Pankhuri Malik, Anand and Anand

Millions are spent every year by companies on comparative advertising, and many times these advertisements are taken down due to claims of disparagement.

IN-HOUSE AGENDA

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KICA launches English homepage

The Korea In-house Counsel Association (KICA) has launched an English-language website designed to meet the interests of foreign institutions, law firms and Korea’s foreign in-house community

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ACC develops COVID-19 resource hub

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) has developed a range of resources to assist the global in-house community in guiding their organizations through the crisis

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KICA re-elects popular president

The Korea In-house Counsel Association's (KICA) re-elected Lee Wan-keun president in its 2020 annual general meeting, which took place in the Lotte Hotel in Seoul on 25 January

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A comparison of developments in cryptocurrency regulation

Governments across the region are being forced to clear the regulatory air on virtual currencies as they can no longer afford to ignore their popularity

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A lot of changes are underway to strengthen the intellectual property (IP) system in India. This article captures a snapshot of several initiatives made in this direction.

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The career growth of a female lawyer is often challenged by difficult work-life balance choices, leadership bias, a lack of opportunity for dialogue and debate, and stagnant workplace cultures

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Shining a light on the courts of British Virgin Islands’ approach to granting the appointment of receivers, and the state of the law in respect of this powerful interim remedy.

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A case of intervention?

Has a recent Malaysian federal court decision watered down the non-interventionist policy enshrined within its arbitration regime?