The Law on Christmas during a Pandemic

THE LAW ON CHRISTMAS IN THE PHILIPPINES

The Philippine legal system is a civil law system. This means that the Philippines relies on laws enacted by Congress to govern all matters – including Christmas, our favorite holiday. Christmas did not just become a holiday in the Philippines by tradition or religion. As with all red letter days and public holidays, there are laws that govern the celebration of Christmas as a holiday.

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NICOLAS AND DE VEGA LAW OFFICES BUSINESS GUIDE TO SURVIVING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

(UPDATED) A 5 Minute Business Guide to Surviving the COVID-19 Pandemic

This is a buisness guide to surviving the COVID-19 Pandemic. It outlines the Philippine government measures reliefs, programs, and remedies that business owners can employ.

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WHAT ARE DESCRIPTIVE TRADEMARKS?

This article discusses what are descriptive trademarks. Descriptive trademarks are those which consist exclusively of signs or of indications that may serve in trade to designate the kind, quality, quantity, intended purpose, value, geographical origin, time or production of the goods or rendering of the services, or other characteristics of the goods or services. Pursuant to Sec. 123(j) of the IP Code, such trademarks cannot be registered in the Philippines.

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HOW TO CONDUCT BOARD MEETINGS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REVISED CORPORATION CODE

This Article discusses how to conduct board meetings under the Revised Corporation Code. Proper notices must be sent to the directors at least 2 days prior to the board meeting. The Chairman of the Board presides during the meeting and a quorum is necessary to transact corporate business. Directors who cannot attend physically may attend and vote through videoconferencing and other alternative modes of communication.

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WHAT IS THE CRIME OF GRAVE THREATS?

The crime of grave threats is a crime committed by a person who shall threaten another with the infliction upon the person, honor or property of the latter or of his family of any wrong amounting to a crime.

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Nicolas and De Vega Law Offices Article - Light Threats

WHAT ARE THE CRIMES OF LIGHT THREATS AND OTHER LIGHT THREATS?

The crime of light threats is a crime committed by a person who shall threaten another with the infliction upon the person, honor or property of the latter or of his family of any wrong NOT constituting a crime and there is a demand for money or condition imposed. On the other hand, other light threats consist of threatening another with a weapon or other harm not constituting a crime during a quarrel.

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Nicolas and De Vega Law Offices Article COMPUTING EMPLOYEE PREMIUM PAY IN THE PHILIPPINES

COMPUTING EMPLOYEE PREMIUM PAY IN THE PHILIPPINES

This article discusses how to compute night shift differential, overtime pay, and premium pay for work during weekly rest periods.

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Nicolas and De Vega Law Offices Article on Protecting Real Property through an Adverse Claim

Protecting Property Rights through Adverse Claim Registration

This article discusses how to protect your interest in land or other real property by annotating an adverse claim in the certificate of title.

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Nicolas and De Vega Law Offices Article - FDA Probiotics Regulations in the Philippines

Current FDA Probiotics Regulations in the Philippines

This article discusses the Guidelines on Probiotics issued by the Food and Drug Administration of the Philippines.

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Nicolas and De Vega Law Offices Article - Jurisprudential Tests of Doing Business in the Philippines

Jurisprudential Tests of Doing Business in the Philippines

This article discusses the various tests to determine if an entity is doing business in the Philippines.

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Nicolas and De Vega Law Offices Article - Legal Implications of Doing Business in the Philippines

Legal Implications of Doing Business in the Philippines

This article discusses the legal implications of doing business in the Philippines without registration or a license.

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