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Speeches

The 2015 State of the Department Address
On the Occasion of the 118th Founding Anniversary of the DOJ - 24 September 2015

On the Occasion of the Launching of the book "Philippine Mining Unearthed"
22 September 2015

On the Occasion of the 4th Philippines I Transform Young Leaders Conference (PITYLC)
19 September 2015

Serving the Underprivileged Through the Legal Profession
On the Occasion of the Induction and Testimonial Ceremony of the IBP-La Union - 14 September 2015

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Opinions

Abstract

Date Issued

Concerning the interpretation of the provisions of Section 2-A of the Anti-Dummy Law, as amended (Commonwealth Act No. 108) vis-a-vis the provisions of Section 6 of R.A. No. 8556 (An Act amending R.A. No. 5980, as Amended, Otherwise Known as the Financing Company Act), which amended Section 6 of R.A. No. 5980 (An Act Regulating the Organization and Operation of Financing Companies) specifically on whether the activities of financing companies should be considered as having been taken out of the coverage of the Anti-Dummy Law, as amended, in the light of the passage of R.A. No. 8556, such that the requirement to secure an authorization from the Department of Justice (DOJ) for employment of expatriates should be dispensed with 23 Nov 2010
Whether the tariff and customs duties being administered and collected by the Bureau of Customs shall be considered and included for purposes of computing the forty percent (40%) Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) share of the Local Government Units 22 Nov 2010
Relative to the tax exemption of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) specifically on whether the Supreme Court ruling in the Acesite case remains valid and relevant, notwithstanding the issuance of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Regulation No. 16-2005 and whether such issuance has effectively amended or abrogated the ruling of the Court in such Acesite case and whether PAGCOR's exemption from the Value-Added Tax (VAT) including its licenses and contractees, as enunciated in the Acesite case also remains valid and relevant 22 Nov 2010
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