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Integrated Bar of the Philippines Makati Chapter


Report of the IBP Makati Chapter

For the Period September to December 2013

The third trimester of 2013 was an extremely active and meaningful period for the Chapter, with the Board of Directors strengthening past projects and moving forward with new and innovative ones. General Matters Following its participation in the National Legal Summit held in September 2013, the Chapter began efforts to balance the continuing obligation and duty of its members to support the IBP, with reasonable benefits available to its members, such as the exemption of members from the MMDA Number Coding Scheme, and the exemption of legal aid lawyers from fees and charges imposed by the courts. This “balancing of interests” also became the theme of some of the projects of the various Chapter Committees. Legal Aid The Chapter continued to implement new strategies to streamline its legal aid operations to ensure the efficient handling of legal aid cases....

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The Cirillon Vol. VIII Issue 2 2013-2014

Taking A Stand

IBP Makati takes inspiration from the past and takes a stand for the future. ...

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IBP Makati Stands Against Corruption

Statement Issued by the Board of Directors on 3 October 2013

The Integrated Bar of the Philippines - Makati Chapter IBP Makati shares the people's disappointment and disgust over the betrayal of public trust committed by public officials through the misappropriation of public funds for their own personal amassing of wealth at the expense of the Filipino people. IBP Makati lends its support to the people's demand for a full audit and accounting of public funds placed in the hands of all elected and appointed officials of government. IBP Makati demands an end to the diversion of taxpayers' hard earned money from the public treasury to the pockets and bank accounts of public officials and private individuals who connive and collude to rob the people of their taxes. IBP Makati joins the fight against corruption and the demand for the prosecution and punishment of all individuals, whether in the private or public sector, involved in the Priority Development Assitance Fund PDAF scam....

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