Philippines

Philippines: National Privacy Commission Resets Deadline for Renewal of Registration to 31 August 2020

On 6 March 2020, the National Privacy Commission (NPC) announced that the validity of current registration of personal information controllers (PICs) and processors (PIPs)1...

Philippine Economic Zone Authority Approves Alternative Work Arrangements for Ecozone IT Enterprises in Response...

On 5 March 2020, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) issued PEZA Memorandum CircularNo. 2020-011 (Circular) which authorizes PEZA-registered Ecozone IT Enterprises to take...

Philippine Competition Commission Increases Mandatory Notification Thresholds

Recent DevelopmentsOn 17 February 2020, the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) published PCC Commission Resolution No. 02-2020 dated 11 February 2020 (CR No. 02-2020) on...

Philippines: Department of Labor and Employment Issues Guidelines on Payment of Employees’ Final Pay...

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) recently issued Labor Advisory No. 06, Series of 2020, or the "Guidelines on the Payment of Final...

Philippines: SEC Released Revised IRR of the Philippines’ REIT Act of 2009

On 20 January 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued Memorandum Circular No. 1, Series of 2020 on the Revised Implementing Rules...

Philippine Competition Commission Resolves First Abuse of Dominance Case

Recent developmentsThe Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has issued a decision on its first case on abuse of dominance. Abuse of dominance is a violation...

Supreme Court Issues Rules for Inspections for Administrative Investigations by Philippine Competition Commission

Recent DevelopmentsThe Supreme Court has recently issued A.M. No. 19-08-06-SC or the "Rule on Administrative Search and Inspection under the Philippine Competition Act" (Rules)....

Doing Business in the Philippines 2019

Read publicationDoing Business in the Philippines guide provides an introduction to selected aspects relating to investment and business operations in the country, particularly foreign...

The Global Employer: Global Immigration and Mobility Quarterly Update (September 2019)

Read publication In this issue:Colombia: Colombian government adopts exceptional measure to mitigate the risk of having stateless children Italy: Salvini's Security Bis Decree obtains...

Philippines: The Securities and Exchange Commission issues guidelines on the number and qualifications of...

Recent Developments To implement Section 10 of Republic Act No. 11232 or the Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines (Revised Corporation Code), the Securities and...

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