Tel nos. 815-8701 to 03 Fax nos 819-2097

About gblrlaw

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far gblrlaw has created 31 blog entries.

BEWARE OF CROSSED CHECKS

By: Gregorio M. Batiller, Jr. Joey was in need of money. He approached his friend Lulu who was the treasurer of H. Corp. for a loan. H Corp. thru its treasurer Lulu and its chairman Antonio issued in favor of Joey four (4) postdated checks in the total amount of P2M. Said checks were [...]

By | 2018-01-03T08:28:09+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CASTING THE FIRST STONE

LAW 101 By: Gregorio M. Batiller, Jr. Palace spokesperson Rigoberto Tiglao was quoted as saying that the recent expose of Pacifico Marcelo was cause for worry. Just when the economy was anticipated to really pick up, the opposition has again resorted to destabilizing moves. But what’s there to worry if Pic Marcelo’s charges are [...]

By | 2018-01-03T08:31:52+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CONTRACT FOR A PIECE OF WORK (AS DISTINGUISHED FROM A CONTRACT OF SALE)

LAW 101 By: Gregorio M. Batiller, Jr. Petitioners Spouses D are engaged in the manufacturing and selling of shirts. Respondent S, in turn, is part owner and general manager of a manufacturing corporation. Petitioners and respondent entered into a contract whereby the latter would manufacture for the petitioners some 20,000 pieces of vinyl frogs [...]

By | 2018-01-04T07:18:30+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CONTRACTS CONTRARY TO PUBLIC POLICY

LAW 101 By: Gregorio M. Batiller, Jr. F. Lirag sued M Corp. (a Japanese corporation) and several of its officers to recover on his commission based on an oral consultancy agreement with said Japanese corporation. He alleged that sometime February 1987, M Corp. engaged his consultancy group for the purpose of obtaining government contracts [...]

By | 2018-01-03T08:43:00+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DID THEY OR DID THEY NOT?

The Manila METEOR September 19, 2001 Vol. I No. 45 By: Gregorio M. Batiller, Jr. At issue in this action for recovery of damages arising from breach of contract of carriage is the amount of evidence needed to obtain a favorable judgment. Angel bought from United Airlines three VUSA tickets from himself, his wife [...]

By | 2018-01-03T08:47:36+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DISCIPLINE OF JUDGES AND JUSTICES

LAW 101 By: Gregorio M. Batiller, Jr. The Supreme Court recently came out with an amendment of Rule 140 ofthe Rules of Court regarding the discipline of Justices and Judges. The amendment enumerated the acts which would constitute serious, less serious and light charges. Of the serious charges, the ones that caught my eye [...]

By | 2018-01-03T08:51:13+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ENFORCING THE LETTER OF THE LAW

By: Gregorio M. Batiller, Jr. Last Friday, rushing to a meeting in Eastwood City, Libis I thought the fastest route was to pass thru Barangay Cembo thru to C-5. What I saw enroute to my meeting, dismally appalled me. There were mounds after mounds of garbage just dumped on the islands-some even liberally spilling [...]

By | 2018-01-03T08:54:02+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

HIGHLIGHTS OF R.A. 9160

LAW 101 By: Gregorio M. Batiller, Jr. R.A. 9160: “The Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2001” was promulgated primarily to allow the examination of bank accounts suspected to be sourced from illegal activities but which otherwise are protected from examination or freezing under existing laws on secrecy of bank deposits. R.A. 1405 (“An Act Prohibiting [...]

By | 2018-01-04T07:19:26+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

LIMITING THE LIMITED LIABILITY DOCTRINE

By: Gregorio M. Batiller, Jr. Where the shipowner fails to overcome the presumption of negligence, the doctrine of limited liability cannot be applied In the recent case of Aboitiz Shipping Corp. vs. New India Assurance ltd. (G.R. No. 156978, May 2, 2006), the Supreme Court clarified the applicability of  the doctrine of limited liability [...]

By | 2018-01-04T00:39:08+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MARGINAL DEPOSIT IS TANTAMOUNT TO PAYMENT

LAW 101 By: Gregorio M. Batiller, Jr. In an April 2001 decision, the Supreme Court clarified that a bank may not charge interest on that portion of a letter of credit covered by a marginal deposit. Sometime in July 1982, X Cement Corp. and its President Mr. G. Tan obtained from Y Bank a [...]

By | 2018-01-04T00:48:02+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments