Asialaw Ranks PJS Law as “Outstanding” in Key Industries

PJS Law reaffirms its strength by achieving the highest rankings in the recently released asialaw Profiles and asialaw Leading Lawyers 2020 guide. The legal publication conferred the rank of “Outstanding” upon the Firm’s Energy and Construction practice groups. The Firm’s Corporate/M&A and Infrastructure groups also garnered the “Highly Recommended” ranking. The Leading Lawyers guide also …
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PCC adjusts compulsory threshold notification

The Philippine Competition Commission has issued today PCC Advisory No. 2019-001 adjusting the compulsory threshold notification for M&A transactions. The Commission has raised the thresholds from PHP5 Billion to PHP5.6 Billion for the Size of Person (SoP) and from PHP2 Billion to PHP2.2 Billion for the Size of Transaction (SoT). Under the law, PCC is …
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Government Contemplates on Taking-over Hanjin’s shipyard

Defense Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana said last Tuesday that he posed an idea to the President of turning Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Philippines (HHIC-Phil) debt troubles into an opportunity for the Philippines to develop a shipbuilding industry. Read more on: https://www.bworldonline.com/govt-mulls-takeover-of-hanjins-shipyard/

MOU Between PH and Spain on Final Stages

The Duterte administration welcomed Spanish firms interested in the government’s “Build, Build, Build” infrastructure program. Two memoranda of understanding (MOU) entered the final stages which included grants for agro-food, infrastructure, and tourism projects. Read more at: https://business.inquirer.net/263687/mous-for-spanish-financing-to-ph-readied