Philippines Legal Alert: Philippines Overhauls Corporation Law to Aid Business

Reading Time: 3 minutesContributed by Ocampo & Suralvo Law Offices Aiming to provide a more business-friendly environment and boost the competitiveness of the economy, the Philippines recently enacted Republic Act No. 11232 or the Revised Corporation Code, which replaces the old code. Under the old law, a corporation’s maximum term of existence was 50 years. Even though this […]

Philippine Legal Alert: National Privacy Commission Rules of Procedure – Advisory Opinions & Guidelines on Compliance Checks

Reading Time: 2 minutesADVISORY OPINIONS The National Privacy Commission (“NPC”) issued NPC Circular No. 18-01 dated 10 September 2018 which provides the rules of procedure on requests for advisory opinions on matters relating to data privacy or data protection. The Circular mandates that requests for advisory opinions be commenced by a letter request addressed to the Privacy Commissioner and Chairman. […]