Nincolas and De Vega Law Offices Article - Is there Liability for Cyber Libel for Sharing, Commenting Retweeting, or Liking on Social Media?

Is there Liability for Cyber Libel for Sharing, Commenting Retweeting, or Liking on Social Media?

This article answers the question- will someone who posts, likes, or retweets an openly libelous post be liable for the crime of cyber libel.

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Nicolas and De Vega Law Offices Article - When is a Person Liable for the Crime of Cyber Libel?

When is a Person Liable for the Crime of Cyber Libel?

This article focuses in-depth on the law, elements, penalty imposed, and legal treatment of the crime of cyber libel in the Philippines.

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Nicolas and de Vega Law Article Who has the Right to Decide on the Funeral Arrangements of the Deceased

Who has the Right to Decide on the Funeral Arrangements of the Deceased?

The following hierarchy shall be observed in giving preference to decide on the funeral arrangements of the deceased: the spouse, descendants in the nearest degree, ascendants in the nearest degree and brothers and sisters

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Nicolas and de Vega Law Article: How to File a Criminal Case for Adultery Against your Wife in the Philippines

How to File a Criminal Case for Adultery Against your Wife in the Philippines

You can file a criminal case for adultery against your wife and her paramour with the Office of the City Prosecutor in the city where they had sexual relations. You need to undergo the process of preliminary investigation.

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Nicolas and de Vega Law Article: What are the Rights of Work from Home (WFH) Employees?

What are the Rights of Work from Home (WFH) Employees?

Work from Home (WFH) employees are entitled to rights granted by the Labor Code and the Telecommuting Act of 2018. Republic Act No. 11165, otherwise known as the Telecommuting Act, recognizes telecommuting, or work from an alternative workplace with the use of telecommunications and/or computer technologies. A work from home arrangement can be properly considered as telecommuting. Under this law, WFH employees must be given fair treatment. Of course, rights come with responsibilities. Hence, the WFH employee must still abide by the policies of the company. The employer and the employee must adhere to and comply with the Telecommuting Program of the company which stipulates provisions on eligibility, code of conduct, use of equipment, work hours, data privacy, etc.

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Nicolas & de Vega Article Who Can File a Case for Adultery

Who Can File a Case for Adultery?

Only the offended husband can file a criminal case for adultery against his wife who had sexual intercourse with another man. Article 333 of the Revised Penal Code penalizes a married woman for having sexual intercourse with another man who is not her husband. That other man or paramour is also held liable if he knew the woman to be married and still had sexual intercourse with her

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Nicolas & de Vega Article What is the Dominancy Test in Assessing Trademarks

What is the Dominancy Test in Assessing Trademarks?

The dominancy test focuses on the similarity of the prevalent or dominant features of the competing trademarks that might cause confusion, mistake, and deception in the mind of the purchasing public.

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Nicolas & de Vega Article What is the Holistic Test in Assessing Trademarks

What is the Holistic Test in Assessing Trademarks?

The Holistic Test requires that the entirety of the marks in question be considered in resolving confusing similarity of competing trademarks.

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Nicolas and De Vega Law Offices Article Is an Employer Mandated to Provide Work From Home (WFH) Arrangements

Is an Employer Mandated to Provide Work From Home (WFH) Arrangements?

This article discusses the Telecommuting Act, or Republic Act No. 11165, and whether it is mandatory for employers to provide work from home arrangements.

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Nicolas and De Vega Article on When do You Get your Final Pay When You Resign

When do You Get your Final Pay When You Resign?

This article discusses when you get your final pay when you resign. It discusses recent labor department issuances. Ultimately, you get your final pay within 30 days from resignation.

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