The country recently concluded its Voluntary Peer Review process undertaken by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCfAD) during the 14th Session of the International Experts Group (IGE) on Competition Policy and Law (CPL)on 8... continue reading
To effectively set up the country's merger control regime based on existing provisions of law, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) signed today a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for guidelines on merg... continue reading
The Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Cybercrime (OOC) will conduct a two (2)-day training seminar for Prosecutors in the National Capital Region (NCR) on 2-3 July 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel Manila.
“There is a need to train our... continue reading
“For me, there are many signs that reassure me that we, in the DOJ, are, in fact, doing something worth doing in pursuit of something worth having. Gaining the nod of the Commission on Appointments based on 4 years of actual track reco... continue reading
The Department of Justice (DOJ) through its Office for Competition (OFC) will host the 4th ASEAN Competition Conference (ACC) on 16-17 July 2014 at the Garden Ballroom of Edsa Shangri-La, Manila hotel in Mandaluyong City.
Secretary Leila M. De... continue reading
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The Department of Justice remains consistent with its commitment I to eradicate the very grave, far-reaching and destructive social evil, th'at is, drug trafficking. The Department has and will never underestimate the dangers of drug trafficki... continue reading
History of DOJ
The Department of Justice traces its beginnings at the Revolutionary Assembly in Naic, Cavite on April 17, 1897. The establishment of a regime of law was tasked to Don Severino delas Alas who headed the Department of Grace and Justice. Shortly after the proclamation of Independence in Kawit, Cavite on June 12, 1898, President Emilio Aguinaldo issued a decree on September 26, 1898 reorganizing the Department.
A year later, the American military force established the Office of the Attorney of... continue reading