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Atty. Alex B. Cabrera
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How to catch investment fallout from China
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - May 31, 2020 - 12:00am
When word got out that Japanese investors are looking at pulling back from China, word also got out that the Philippines was not their preferred investment destination.
How to jumpstart a startup
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - May 17, 2020 - 12:00am
I’m not sure about these real estate predictions, about how values and leased spaces will hold up, because I also get a lot of consult from the lessee side on the validity of a permanent flexible workforce...
Declare now, pay later
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - May 10, 2020 - 12:00am
To give credit where credit is due, the government has come up with several good financial stimulus programs for MSMEs.
We stay alive trying
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - May 3, 2020 - 12:00am
We need to bring the economy back to life and we don’t need to die trying.
National ID vs the “greatest” poverty
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - April 26, 2020 - 12:00am
P200 billion divided by our population equals P1,800 for every Filipino.
Tax ideas for COVID-19 and beyond
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - April 19, 2020 - 12:00am
One of the dumbfounding realizations for me is that we can stay home, not have travel time, no dinners out, no golf, and no malling, and yet still be incredibly busier than normal times.
Fair day’s wage – employer’s labor
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - April 12, 2020 - 12:00am
We know it to be so, but how exposed MSMEs have become, is like never before MSMEs have short business cycles and an even shorter runway, cash-wise. As about 90 percent of business entities fall in this category...
Rent in the time of COVID-19
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - April 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Had we known that clients would be accepting, and our people could cooperate to stay productive in a work-from-home environment, we would be leasing half of the office space that we have today.
Boy in the plastic bubble
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - March 22, 2020 - 12:00am
It’s the title of a classic 1970s movie. I’d say that if I need to go out there wearing a disposable virus suit, or looking like an astronaut even, just to be able to move about and go to the office,...
Fraud, the Philippine cut
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - March 8, 2020 - 12:00am
Malacañang reacted to PwC’s 2020 Global Economic Crime and Fraud Survey–The Philippine Report that cites the rise in bribery and corruption.
How to rev up a Philippine startup
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - February 23, 2020 - 12:00am
This stereotyping of the millennials as the generation wanting instant gratification will sound like a misplaced accusation.
The currency of confidence
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - February 16, 2020 - 12:00am
CEOs would drop their face masks, but would rather not drop their growth targets, not after they’ve been set.
Will a taxpayer’s bill of rights help? (Part 2)
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - January 26, 2020 - 12:00am
If litigation fees from baseless assessments can be recovered from the BIR by right, behavior can change.
Will a taxpayer’s bill of rights help?
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - January 19, 2020 - 12:00am
When one talks about the bill of rights, the reason why it sounds so authoritative, even intimidating, is that it is constitutional – and it is the soul of the Constitution itself.
Was Rizal wrong about the youth?
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - December 29, 2019 - 12:00am
“Where are the youth who will enshrine their precious time, their illusions, and their enthusiasm to the welfare of their native land?” – by Jose Rizal, from El Filibusterismo
The chosen people
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - December 22, 2019 - 12:00am
One of the things I looked forward to in our recent trip to the Holy Land a few months back was to understand the fate of the “chosen people”.
POGO vs PEZA
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - December 8, 2019 - 12:00am
For me, the most important lesson we learned from Philippine offshore gaming operator operations in the country so far is that we should never lift foreign ownership restrictions on land.
Citira: One last cry As easy as Abc
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - November 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Maybe it’s true that CITIRA – the Corporate Income Tax and Incentive Rationalization Act – is done and dusted, and potentially rushed before the year ends. And in the New Year, the investment climate...
‘The fierce urgency of now’
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - November 10, 2019 - 12:00am
It’s not only the government trying to make an uphill climb in the perception surveys. The private sector is doing so as well.
The solution to PUJ modernization
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - October 13, 2019 - 12:00am
“Mamatay kayo sa gutom” (“Starve to death”) is not the only alternative to the modernization of public utility jeepneys (PUJs).
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