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Rules on Principal Office Address of Corporations and Partnerships

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has extended the compliance period — until 30 June 2015 (per Memorandum Circular No. 1, series of 2015) — for companies and partnerships to comply with the required designation of the principal office address. We believe that it’s helpful to disseminate the information to non-clients as well, so we […]

Principal Office Address of Corporations and Partnerships (SEC Memorandum Circular No. 16; full text)

[See also SEC Rules on Principal Offic Address; and Memorandum Circular No. 6, series of 2014] Republic of the Philippines Department of Finance Securities and Exchange Commission SEC Building, EDSA, Greenhills, Mandaluyong City MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR No. 16 Series of 2014. TO : ALL CONCERNED SUBJECT : PRINCIPAL OFFICE ADDRESS OF CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS

Amendment of the Principal Office Address (SEC Memorandum Circular No. 6; full text)

[See also Rules on Principal Offic Address; and SEC Memorandum Circular No. 16, series of 2014] Republic of the Philippines Department of Finance Securities and Exchange Commission SEC Building, EDSA, Greenhills, Mandaluyong City Company Registration and Monitoring Department MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR No. 6 Series of 2014. TO : ALL CONCERNED SUBJECT : AMENDMENT OF THE PRINCIPAL […]

FILSCAP and the OPM Development Act of 2014 (House Bill 4218)

The Filipino Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Inc. (FILSCAP) threw its support behind the proposed “OPM Development Act of 2014” (House Bill No. 4218), sponsored by Rep. Teddy Brawner Baguilat. The stand of FILSCAP is explained in this Q&A, reproduced here with permission. 

OPM Development Act of 2014 (House Bill No. 4218)

HOUSE BILL No. 4218 INTRODUCED BY: REP. TEDDY BRAWNER BAGUILAT AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PROMOTION, PROTECTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE PHILIPPINE MUSIC INDUSTRY AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Are You Covered by the Rent Control Law?

If you search the internet, there are various write-ups on the rule that any rent increase should not be more than 7% per year. It’s not surprising, however, that some landlords or lessors have increased rents by an amount higher than 7%. So, what is the coverage of the existing rent control law?

New Law Increasing the Exemption for 13th Month Pay and Other Benefits (Republic Act 10653)

Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Metro Manila REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10653 AN ACT ADJUSTING THE 13TH MONTH PAY AND OTHER BENEFITS CEILING EXCLUDED FROM THE COMPUTATION OF GROSS INCOME FOR PURPOSES OF INCOME TAXATION, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 32(B), CHAPTER VI OF THE NATIONAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1997, AS AMENDED

Face-to-Face Trial, Training Video (Rule 22 and Rule 24 of the Proposed Revised Rules of Civil Procedure)

In preparation for the pilot test of Rules 22 and 24 of the proposed Revised Rules of Civil Procedure, the Supreme Court, in coordination with the Philippine Judicial Academy (PHILJA), The Asia Foundation, USAID and the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP), conducted pre-pilot seminar workshops in various parts of the country. Part of the […]

Rule 22 and Rule 24 of the Proposed Revised Rules of Civil Procedure (full text)

[See also: Face-to-Face Trial, Training Video] Office of the Chief Justice Supreme Court Manila FROM THE DESK OF: ATTY. MA. LOURDES E.B. OLIVEROS Chief Justice Staff Head Office of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P. A. Sereno 11 August 2014 ATTY. ENRIQUETA ESGUERRA-VIDAL Clerk of Court En Banc Dear Atty. Vidal: Pursuant to the 18 March […]

Changes in the Application and Issuance of Importer’s Clearance Certificate (ICC), Broker’s Clearance Certificate (BCC)

A number of our importer-clients have been complaining about the Manila City port congestion and the apparent lack of communication between the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and the Bureau of Customs (BoC) when it comes to the requirements relating to the Importer’s Clearance Certificate (ICC) and Broker’s Clearance Certificate (BCC). A welcome development is the […]




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