By: Euney Marie J. Mata-Perez on February 21, 2019
A year ago today, we published our first article in this column, entitled “A Good Beginning” (https://mtfcounsel.com/2018/02/22/a-good-beginning). It was the beginning of a journey and, after publishing a total of 52 articles, we continue to write. We are grateful to, and we thank, The Manila Times for the opportunity.
MTF Managing Partner, Atty. Euney Marie J. Mata-Perez, was one of the panelists during the Ease of Doing Business (EODB) Forum held on January 30, 2019 at the Ateneo Professional Schools Auditorium, Rockwell, Makati, Philippines. Atty. Mata-Perez, along with other local experts, were invited to discuss the implications of Republic Act No. 11032, otherwise known as “Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act of 2018”, which was signed by President Rodrigo R. Duterte on May 28, 2018. Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon M. Lopez was the event’s keynote speaker.
By: Atty. Euney Marie J. Mata-Perez
In response to the thrust of the Asia-Oceana Tax Consultants’ Association to have more exchange of information among its members in the Asia-Pacific region, the Tax-Accountancy Association Union of Republic of Chinese Taipei (TAAUT) held a regional tax conference last January 21, 2019 in Taipei City and invited AOTCA members to speak at the conference. The conference was upon the initiative of TAAUT President, Mr. Ming-Hsien Hung.
By: Euney Marie J. Mata-Perez on February 14, 2019
Private corporations are created by fiction of law, and they owe their existence to the law establishing them. In our jurisdiction, such law is the Corporation Code. Upon the issuance by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of its certificate of incorporation, a corporation acquires a separate and distinct juridical personality from its stockholders.
By: Euney Marie J. Mata-Perez on February 7, 2019
In response to the thrust of the Asia-Oceana Tax Consultants’ Association (AOTCA) to have more exchange of information among its members in the Asia-Pacific region, the Tax-Accountancy Association Union of Republic of Chinese Taipei (TAAUCT) held a regional tax conference last Jan. 21, 2019 in Taipei City and invited AOTCA members to speak at the conference. Ms. Shek Wing Man of the Tax Institute of Hong Kong spoke on the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) development and digital economy taxation while I introduced AOTCA to around 100 conference participants.