Legal Framework

Philippines 2019 Legal Framework

This chapter examines the legal system of the Philippines, including recent reforms that have been passed into law and their impact on the business community. The chapter covers amendments to: The New Central Bank Act; The Philippine Deposit Insurance Act; The Anti-Money Laundering Act. In addition, it provides an overview of the newly implemented Act Strengthening Compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Standards and Providing Penalties for Violations Thereof; Telecommuting Act; and the 105-Day Expanded Maternity Leave Law; and The Revised Corporation Code. This chapter also contains an interview with Alejandro Alfonso E Navarro, Managing Partner, Villaraza & Angangco Law.

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Interviews & Viewpoints

Sketch of Alejandro Alfonso E Navarro, Managing Partner, Villaraza & Angangco Law
Alejandro Alfonso E Navarro, Managing Partner, Villaraza & Angangco Law: Interview