Legal Work

What’s New? – All About the Revised Corporation Code

A couple of weeks ago, I attended a business forum sponsored by a prestigious law firm. The timing was perfect. I had a relatively lighter than usual work schedule that time and my boss gave the go signal. The forum was entitled “The Future of Businesses: A Forum on Revised Corporation Code and the Ease …

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Things You Need To Know About The Bawal Bastos Law

I am sure you have heard of this new law that is more popularly known as the ‘Bawal Bastos’ or ‘Anti-Bastos’ law. Republic Act No. 11313 or the “Safe Spaces Act” recognizes that both men and women must have equality, security and safety not only in private but on the streets, public spaces, online, workplaces …

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(UPDATED) Things You Need to Know About the 105-Day Expanded Maternity Leave Law

Originally posted last February 24, 2019. Hello, there! By now, you have probably heard that the long-awaited Expanded Maternity Leave Act (as well as its Implementing Rules and Regulations) has been signed into law just recently. A lot of moms (and dads!) are rejoicing upon hearing the news! My Instagram and Facebook posts on this …

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Things You Need to Know About the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act

Did you know that the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act or R.A. 11229 has already been signed into law? Although the provisions of the law have not yet been strictly implemented pending the release and effectivity of its Implementing Rules and Regulations (“IRR”), it pays to know what this law is all about. This …

Legal Marriage

To Change or Not to Change Your Surname After Marriage

Just got married? Congratulations to the hubby and best wishes to the wifey! Welcome to the club! Now listen… for us women, marriage entails a lot of changes. Just thinking about them right now, I don’t seem to know where to begin. But wait… One of the most obvious and common changes that us women …