Whether or not the subject clause violates Section 10, Article III of the Constitution on non-impairment of contracts? Continue reading Case Digest: Serrano vs Gallant Maritime Services (2009)
Read on to see the list of the Philippine government agencies that offer financial and loan assistance to qualified members or beneficiaries. Continue reading COVID-19 PH Crisis Response: Where to Ask Financial and Loan Assistance?
Want to earn extra income? Learn how to earn dollars through blogging by following these 10 basic steps: Continue reading How to Earn Dollars Through Blogging? Follow These 10 Steps
The millennials, those born in between 1981 to 1996, also have their own share of financial insecurities. Here are 5 Real Ways to Save Money: Continue reading Tips for Millennials: 5 Real Ways to Save Money this 2020
Here are some of the major legal points of Calida’s 63-page petition, to revoke the ABS-CBN’s franchise for allegedly “abusing and misusing” their privileges. Continue reading Quo Warranto in a Nutshell: SolGen’s Petition on ABS-CBN Franchise Renewal
Why I decided to take a break in law school? I was pushing myself too hard for the future without realizing I was losing my present. Here is my story: Continue reading Why Taking a Break from Law School is Not Bad at All; But Sometimes a Must?
Instrumentality refers to any agency of the national Government, not integrated within the department framework, vested with special functions or jurisdiction by law, endowed with some if not all corporate powers, administering special funds, and enjoying operational autonomy, usually through a charter. Continue reading Exemption from Taxation of Government Agencies and Instrumentalities
1. PEARL & DEAN vs. SHOEMART, INC. [G.R. No. 148222. August 15, 2003] CORONA, J (RTC- respondent shoemart liable for infringement) (CA- decision was reversed means not liable) (SC- certiorari) FACTS: Pearl & Dean was able to acquire copyrights over the … Continue reading Case Digests and Doctrines for IP Law Introduction
President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has finally agreed to impose temporary travel bans against travelers coming from Wuhan, China. Continue reading Philippines to impose travel bans on China travelers amidst Coronavirus Crisis
Franchising business is way popular in the Philippines nowadays because of its high success rate and proven practicality. Continue reading Basic Guide: How to Start a Business Franchise in the Philippines?
To establish a representative office in the Philippines, the following requirements must be met: Must secure from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approval of the License to do business in the Philippines as a representative office of a foreign … Continue reading Requirements to establish a representative office in the Philippines
The distinctions between ROHQ and RHQ are: As to purpose, R.A. No. 8756 defines Regional Operating Headquarters (ROHQ) as any foreign business entity formed, organized, and existing under any laws other than those of the Philippines whose purpose is to … Continue reading Distinctions between Regional Operating Headquarters (ROHQ) and Regional Headquarters (RHQ)
The differences in setting up a local subsidiary office and a branch office of a foreign corporation are the following: As to its creation, a local subsidiary involves incorporation under Philippine laws. On the other hand, doing business through a … Continue reading Differences in setting up a local subsidiary office and a branch office of a foreign corporation (Tax 1)
The repeal of penal statutes may be expressed or implied. Example of repeal by implication is through codification as cited in the case of People vs Binuya. The effects thereof are the following: 1. If the repeal is absolute, the … Continue reading Know the effects of repealing the penal statutes
The penal laws in the Philippines observed several principles in application of the law. In the Revised Penal Code (RPC), in particular, here are the three cardinal principles: 1. Generality 2. Territoriality 3. Prospectivity According to the book of Regalado, … Continue reading Art 1 of the Revised Penal Code : The three cardinal principles of the Philippine penal laws explained
CIVIL CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES ART.2 Laws shall take effect after fifteen (15) days following the completion of their publication either in the Official Gazette, or in a newspaper of general circulation in the Philippines, unless it is otherwise provided. … Continue reading When shall laws in the Philippines take effect?
Under Art 23 of the Civil Code of the Philippines, even when an act or event causing damage to another’s property was not due to the fault or negligence of the defendant, the latter shall be liable for indemnity if … Continue reading When may a person be liable for indemnity even when the act was not due to his negligent or fault?
How you maximize or streamline your finances may depend on your income and, at times, savings. Apparently, most people let their salary control their quality of living. This then include from the type of things that they buy, the moments … Continue reading Personal Finance- Guide on how to manage your finances though with a low income
Summer days are up so going over beach trips and getaways are very much on hype these days. But for a working law student like me, summer break actually means more time to review notes and catch up with the … Continue reading Why you deserve a break from school and work?
I am a full-time analyst in a corporate industry and full-time law student in a Philippine law school. Definitely, juggling work and law studies is not the most recommended thing to do. However, for individuals like me, who self-support her … Continue reading 5 Hacks of Studying and Working at the Same Time