On Sufficiency of Ground to Examine Corporate Books and Records

It is well-settled that the ownership of shares of stock gives stockholders the right under the law to be protected from possible mismanagement by its officers...

Tiangco v. ABS-CBN – On Employee and Independent Contractor

​​Possession of unique skills, expertise, or talent is a persuasive element of an independent contractor. It becomes conclusive if it is established that the worker performed the work according to his/her own manner and method and free from the principal 's control except to the result...

Effect of Merger on Employees of the Absorbed Corporation

The acquisition of all assets, interests, and liabilities of the absorbed corporation necessarily includes the rights and obligations of the absorbed corporation under its employment contracts...

SPID Corp. vs. Ballesteros – On Just Causes and Illegal Dismissal

The burden of proving that the termination of  an employee was for a just or authorized cause lies with the employer. If the  employer fails to meet this burden, the dismissal is unjustified, thus, illegal...