Legal Framework
From The Report: Philippines 2019
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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.