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Global Solutions Flash Briefing: Philippines FIRB Extends WFH Regime With An Important Change [PODCAST]

In this episode of our Global Solutions podcast series, Ethan Isaac and Eric Lee discuss recent guidance from the Philippines’ Fiscal Incentives Review Board (FIRB) that requires employers in the “Special Economic Zones”  to have 10 percent of their employees working on-site in order to continue receiving corporate tax incentives. As the Delta variant causes COVID-19 cases to increase again and employees continue to work from home, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority has appealed to the FIRB to maintain the previous status quo.  Since the recording of this podcast the FIRB denied the appeal.

 

© 2022, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., All Rights Reserved.National Law Review, Volume XI, Number 309
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Ethan Isaac focuses his practice on helping clients navigate a variety of labor and employment related challenges and disputes.  Ethan has experience defending employers against allegations of workplace discrimination, harassment, retaliation, violations of wage and hour laws and worker’s compensation retaliation in both state and federal courts. Ethan also handles administrative charges for employers across various industries, including before the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities and other state agencies.  ...

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Eric Lee Cross-Boarder Practice Attorney Ogletree Deakins Law Firm
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Eric Lee is an attorney in the Cross-Border Practice Group of Ogletree Deakins and is based in the firm’s New York City office. As a full-time member of the group, Eric is part of a growing team of attorneys, which handles employment-law matters worldwide. He advises multinational clients on all areas of managing international workforces, international corporate transactions, and corporate governance matters in connection with conducting business abroad.

Eric is bilingual in English and Korean, and while he generally focuses his practice in the Asia-Pacific region, he counsels...

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