White Collar Criminal

When Can a Policeman Arrest You?

When we watch the news, we oftentimes see a scenario whereby a victim is pointing at the accused which would prompt the policeman to immediately arrest the accused and detain him.  In movies, we see the policeman knocking on a person’s door and arresting the accused with the oft-spoken phrase “Magpaliwanag ka na lang sa […]

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search warrant

FAQs on Search Warrants

When a policeman knocks on your door and wants to search your house, will you let him in? If you are standing in a street, can a policeman just search through your belongings? The answer is no, unless he is armed with a search warrant.   No less than Art. III, Section 2 of the […]

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pagtataksil

Ang Krimen na Pagtataksil sa Asawa

Ang pagtataksil sa asawa ay isang krimen sa Pilipinas. Ang pakikipag-relasyon nang isang kasal na lalaki o babae sa iba ay pinaparusahan nang ating batas.  Hanggat walang hatol ang isang korte na pinapawalang bisa ang kasal, hindi malaya ang isang kasal na babae o lalaki na sumama sa iba.   Ang adultery ay isang krimen […]

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bank secrecy law

Philippine Bank Secrecy Law Simplified

The current banter between President Duterte and Senator Trillianes about bank secrecy waivers has piqued the interest of the public on the matter of bank secrecy.  So, what is bank secrecy? Is it absolute? Are there any exceptions?   On 09 September 1955, Republic Act No. 1405, otherwise known as An Act Prohibiting Disclosure of […]

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