SyCipLaw Bulletin #31: Supreme Court, BIR and IPOPHL Issuances in relation to MECQ

SyCipLaw has issued a bulletin on COVID-19 related issuances as of August 8, 2020.The bulletin covers the following matters:  A. Supreme Court (SC) Suspends Reglementary Periods for Filing of Pleadings with Courts in Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) Areas  B.…

SyCipLaw Bulletin # 21: More Businesses Entitled to a Grace Period on Lease Rentals; New BIR Guidelines for June 14 Tax Payments

This is a briefing on the issuances as of June 6, 2020 on the following matters in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic: A. Businesses Not Allowed to Operate during the ECQ and MECQ are Now Entitled to a Grace Period…

SyCipLaw Bulletin # 16: Extension of Periods to File Documents with DOLE; Other COVID-19 Issuances

The following updates, among others, were covered by SyCipLaw’s bulletin to its clients: A. The Department of Labor and Employment released Department Order No. 213-2020 dated May 5, 2020 (DO No. 213-2020) which prescribes guidelines in the prescription of actions…

SyCipLaw Bulletin # 11: Enhanced Community Quarantine Extended until April 30; Bayanihan Act IRRs

The Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) over Luzon has been extended until 11:59 PM of April 30, 2020. This is pursuant to the Memorandum issued on April 7, 2020 by the Executive Secretary. The ECQ period was initially from March 17…