2014 Case Digest: SEC v. CA

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION, Petitioner, vs. THE HONORABLE COURT OF APPEALS, OMICO CORPORATION, EMILIO S. TENG AND TOMMY KIN HING TIA, Respondents. G.R. No. 187702               October 22, 2014     PONENTE:  Sereno TOPIC: SRC, proxy, jurisdiction of SEC   FACTS:                 Omico Corporation (Omico) is a company whose shares of stock are listed and traded […]

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2014 Case Digest: Aquino v. Pacific Plans

MARILYN VICTORIO-AQUINO, Petitioner, vs. PACIFIC PLANS, INC. and MAMERTO A. MARCELO, JR. (Court-Appointed Rehabilitation Receiver of Pacific Plans, Inc.), Respondents. G.R. No. 193108               December 10, 2014     PONENTE: Peralta TOPIC: FRIA, cram-down power of rehabilitation court   FACTS:                 Respondent Pacific Plans, Inc. (now “APEC”) is engaged […]

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2014 Case Digest: Philippine Bank of Communications v. Basic Polyprinters

PHILIPPINE BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS, Petitioner, vs. BASIC POLYPRINTERS AND PACKAGING CORPORATION, Respondent. G.R. No. 187581               October 20, 2014     PONENTE: Bersamin TOPIC: FRIA, insolvency, rehabilitation plan   FACTS: Basic Polyprinters, along with the eight other corporations belonging to the Limtong Group of Companies filed a joint petition for suspension of payments with approval of […]

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2014 Case Digest: Orosco v. Spouses Domingo

AVELINA ABARIENTOS REBUSQUILLO and SALVADOR A. OROSCO, Petitioners, vs. SPS. DOMINGO and EMELINDA REBUSQUILLO GUALVEZ and the CITY ASSESSOR OF LEGAZPI CITY, Respondents. G.R. No. 204029               June 4, 2014     PONENTE: Velasco, Jr. TOPIC: Simulation of contract, intestate proceeding   FACTS: Petitioner Avelina was one of the children of Eulalio who died intestate. On […]

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2014 Case Digest: People v. Feliciano

PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, Plaintiff-appellee, vs. DANILO FELICIANO, JR., JULIUS VICTOR MEDALLA, CHRISTOPHER SOLIVA, WARREN L. ZINGAPAN, and ROBERT MICHAEL BELTRAN ALVIR, Accused-appellants. G.R. No. 196735               May 5, 2014     PONENTE: Leonen TOPIC: right to be informed of their offenses, disguise, res gestae, treachery   FACTS: On December 8, 1994, at around 12:30 to […]

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2014 Case Digest: Infant Caram v. Segui

Infant JULIAN YUSAY CARAM, represented by his mother, MA. CHRISTINA YUSAY CARAM, Petitioner, vs. Atty. MARIJOY D. SEGUI, Atty. SALLY D. ESCUTIN, VILMA B. CABRERA, and CELIA C. YANGCO, Respondents G.R. No. 193652               August 5, 2014     PONENTE: Villarama, Jr. TOPIC: Writ of amparo   FACTS:                Petitioner […]

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2014 Case Digest: Spouses Marquez v. Spouses Alindog

SPOUSES NICASIO C. MARQUEZ AND ANITA J. MARQUEZ, Petitioners, vs. SPOUSES CARLITO ALINDOG AND CARMEN ALINDOG, Respondents. G.R. No. 184045               January 22, 2014     PONENTE: Perlas-Bernabe TOPIC: Right of possession, extrajudicial foreclosure, TRO, writ of preliminary injunction   FACTS:                      In June 1998, Anita Marquez […]

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Election 2016: "Daang Matuwid" Printed on Election Ballots Not Form of Cheating

Election 2016: “Daang Matuwid” Printed on Election Ballots Not Form of Cheating

Question: How come “Daang Matuwid” is printed beside the first names of Mar Roxas and Leni Robredo? Is this a form of cheating? Answer: NO. It is a strategy by the Liberal Party. Mar and Leni purposely wrote the words “Daang Matuwid” in their Certificate of Candidacy. Yes I know people will argue that “Daang […]

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Salient Provisions of Children’s Safety on Motorcycles Act of 2015

Salient Provisions of Children’s Safety on Motorcycles Act of 2015

Republic Act No. 10666 or the Children’s Safety on Motorcycles Act of 2015 was enacted to provide a more proactive and preventive approach in securing the safety of passengers, especially children, by regulating the operation of motorcycles along roads and highways. DEFINITION OF TERMS Motorcycle – Any two (2)-wheeled motor vehicle having one  or two […]

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Summary of Additional Benefits and Privileges of PWDs under RA 10754

Summary of Additional Benefits and Privileges of PWDs under RA 10754

Republic Act No. 10754 amended Sections 32 and 33 of Republic Act No. 7277 also known as “Magna Carta for Persons with Disability,” and provided the following additional benefits to PWDs. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS I.   At least 20% Discount and VAT exemption on the following: Note: The sale of goods and services for the exclusive use […]

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