March 2, 2018

TRAIN Law 2018

President Duterte signed Republic Act No. 10963, otherwise known as, the Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion Act (“TRAIN”) last 19 December 2017, amending portions of the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997.

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June 21, 2017

Reviewing the Declaration of Martial Law

In response to the attack of the Maute Group militants in Marawi City last 23 May 2017, President Rodrigo Duterte, through Proclamation No. 216, declared Martial Law following the clash, citing rebellion as a justification.

Thereafter, both the Senate and House of Representatives issued legislative resolutions in support of the declaration and indicating that there is no need for them to review Martial Law. These statements generated protest from several sectors of society, echoing the fear from the Martial Law during the Marcos Era.

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June 1, 2017

The Anti-Distracted Driving Act

The enactment of the Anti-Distracted Driving Act (“ADDA”) is a response to the ever-changing demands brought about by technological devices. Enacted last 27 June 2015, Republic Act No. 10913, otherwise known as, “An Act Defining and Penalizing Distracted Driving,” is intended to safeguard the public from the inimical consequences of unrestrained use of electronic mobile devices on road safety.

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Congratulations to the Topnotchers of the 2016 Bar Exams!

1st: Karen Mae Calam
(University of San Carlos)
2nd: Alanna Gayle Ashley Khio
(Silliman University)
3rd: Fiona Cristy Lao
(University of San Carlos)
and Athalia Liong
(Andres Bonifacio College)
4th: Allana Mae Babayen-on
(University of San Agustin)
5th: Justin Ryan Morilla
(Ateneo de Davao University)
6th: Mark Dave Camarao
(Northwestern University)
7th: Anne Margaret Momongan
(University of San Carlos)
8th: Jefferson Gomez
(University of San Carlos)
9th: Nia Rachelle Gonzales
(University of Batangas)
and Marie Chielo Ybio
(Silliman University)
10th: Andre Stephen Liu
(Silliman University)

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