Contractor asked to be sued to make Principal liable – a case study

CONTRACTORS COME IN DIFFERENT FORMS, THIS ONE IS IN THE ROTTEN GROUP. Author's Note and Disclosure: The author is a Director of a DOLE-registered legitimate job contractor engaged in permissible job contracting compliant with the laws on contracting and subcontracting, as well as DOLE DO-174 and related regulations. Yesterday, I was fortunate to have had … Continue reading Contractor asked to be sued to make Principal liable – a case study

One-Person Corporation in the Philippines, now allowed-in-2019

IMAGINE: YOU INC. In Hong Kong, a 1-person director is allowed for corporations. The same goes in other jurisdictions. These have been observed for decades now. In the Philippines, setting up a corporation requires at least 5 individuals who will stand as shareholders and eventually directors. The same number will compromise the Board of Directors, … Continue reading One-Person Corporation in the Philippines, now allowed-in-2019

The myth of the brilliant lawyer

A BRILLIANT LAWYER IS AN IDEA. The concept of the brilliant lawyer has caught the imagination of society. The description is casually used in the media, schools, educators, and just about anyone who has an opinion about lawyers. Since childhood, I have encountered the phrase used in various literature from novels, movies, to daily publications. … Continue reading The myth of the brilliant lawyer

Johnny Depp and his (mis)fortune – a case study

EDWARD SCISSORHANDS WILL BE CUTTING DOWN ON EXPENSES SOON Johnny Depp is perhaps one of the most popular Hollywood celebrity on the planet. He gains the spotlight a new with respect to his (mis)fortune. Whatever may be truth behind what happened to his wealth, the following are some that may be learned from it. Key … Continue reading Johnny Depp and his (mis)fortune – a case study