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A group of 15 partners led by Avelino J. Cruz, Jr., former Secretary of National Defense and Simeon V. Marcelo, former Ombudsman and Solicitor General – exceptional lawyers with impeccable professional reputations – founded Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia. Read more→

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Subsequent to the passage of Republic Act No. 11232, otherwise known as the Revised Corporation Code, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), through separate Notices issued on 15 March 2019, has requested for comments on … Read more

On 8 January 2019, the Philippine Competition Commission (“PCC”) issued Clarificatory Note No. 19-001 (“CN No. 19-001”) to guide the public on the coverage of compulsory notification under Republic Act No. 10667, otherwise known as … Read more

Republic Act No. 11232, otherwise known as the “Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines” or “RCC”, was signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte on 20 February 2019. The RCC took effect on 23 February … Read more

On 27 November 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) issued Memorandum Circular No. 17, Series of 2018 (“M.C. No. 17”) which provides for a revision of the General Information Sheet (“GIS”) to include beneficial … Read more

Attys. Elmar B. Galacio and Kristine Ann C. Venzuela, CPA, were recently certified as Fraud Examiners (CFE) by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud … Read more

CMT’s Aida Araceli G. Roxas-Rivera and Paolo S. Tamase contributed the article Cryptocurrency Laws and Regulations in the Philippines in the May/June 2018 issue of the Asia Business Law Journal. The article explains that pending … Read more

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