By Doris C. Dumlao
Gaming firm Bloomberry Resorts Corp. has obtained a court order to protect the shares of the company that Las Vegas-based Global Gaming Philippines LLC (GGAM) had wanted to unload, pending the results of an arbitration case on their management contract dispute.
By Francis Ed Lim
One of the finer points in the law on evidence is whether a defendant in a criminal case can present hypnotically refreshed testimony as part of his defense.
State prosecutors from the Office of the Ombudsman have asked the Sandiganbayan to deny for lack of merit the amended travel request of businessman Roberto Ongpin for a 14-nation swing around the world.
By Miguel R. Camus
The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) said it would defend a recent decision to procure more trains for the congested Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT 3) from a Chinese company after a Makati City regional trial court ordered a Temporary Order of Protection, the agency on Wednesday said in a statement.
By Carla Gomez
The Bacolod Regional Trial Court has denied the petition of SM Prime Holdings Inc. (SMPHI) to declare it the winning bidder of the 7.7-hectare prime property of the Negros Occidental provincial government in Bacolod City, Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr., said Monday.
By Niña P. Calleja
, Tina Santos
The winning bidder in the project to design and build the government-run Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital at its new site in Sta. Cruz, Manila, is asking the Makati Regional Trial Court to compel the Department of Health (DOH) to implement the contract it had been sitting on for more than a month.
By Ernesto M. Ordoñez
Lawyers are precious assets needed to achieve our country’s goals.
By Conrado R. Banal III
As it turns out, none other than the Court of Appeals, the CA itself, now stands in the way of this troubled financial company from getting back its own money amounting to some P270 million.
Philip Morris vowed Thursday to “vigorously defend itself” against Thai tax evasion charges— the latest dispute between the kingdom and the tobacco giant, which recently clashed over warnings on packets.
By Jaymee T. Gamil
A Makati court has ordered an international commercial bank to return P233.6 million in loan payments made by a Philippine investment firm after it found that the payments had been covered by a global settlement by their parent companies.
Tobacco giant Philip Morris on Monday praised a Thai court decision to suspend government plans that would have forced cigarette companies to slap bigger graphic warnings on packets.
By Conrado R. Banal III
From out of nowhere, the Department of Justice recently stepped into a legal fight between two financial institutions. Here is the thing: The DOJ did not even bother to specify the reason for its intrusion.