• Legal Framework

    In-depth coverage of the local legal framework for business is an integral part of OBG’s analysis. Working in partnership with a leading local law firm, we review foreign investment laws, ownership restrictions, requirements for local partners and labour laws, among other topics.
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Tunisia has successfully navigated the difficulties of the post-revolutionary period by capably establishing robust democratic institutions. However, the country faces macroeconomic challenges since the 2011 revolution. Budgetary pressures, combined with a devaluation of the dinar and a rise in the level of business informality, have made the current environment a complex one.

 

The current administration is continuing its push to bolster the Philippine economy’s resilience by putting strong policies in place to promote state and market collaboration. These include initiating much-needed reforms to open the market, supplementing job creation through ambitious infrastructure projects, and strategically addressing...

 

What regulatory changes are being implemented to stimulate private sector activity?

Chapter | Legal Framework from The Report: Philippines 2019

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...

The Philippines’ cooling inflation, improved ease of doing business and increased openness to foreign participation are set to encourage more foreign direct investment. A wealth of infrastructure investment under President Rodrigo Duterte’s flagship Build Build Build programme should ease congestion, reduce regional inequality and further boost the flourishing tourism industry.

 

How widespread is arbitration in the legal system?