Philippines Special Focus

  • Onwards and upwards

    Foreign direct investment in the Philippines has the potential to grow exponentially if a number of regulatory hurdles are lifted

  • Taking responsibility

    Albert Vincent Yu Chang and Camille Maria Castolo of Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio (C&G Law) outline how boards in publicly-listed companies are faced with a growing number of responsibilities and duties

  • Opening up

    Foreign entities are increasingly participating in the country’s economy. But some restrictions remain, as Rafael Morales of Morales Justiniano Peña & Lumagui illustrates

  • Market efficiency

    Nicholas Felix Ty and Aldrich Fitz Dy of Mosveldttlaw take a look at the country’s two-year old competition law’s main provisions

  • The way forward

    Simeon Ken Ferrer and Ricardo Jesus Gutierrez of SyCipLaw look at some recent changes in the definition of corporate governance which have helped emphasise the responsibilities of boards of directors



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