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SEC accepts electronic signature, unnotarized corporate filing

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will now accept corporate filings with electronic signatures and are unnotarized sent through e-mail while Luzon is on lockdown.

SEC warns versus ‘Narcfunds’ scheme

THE country’s corporate regulator is warning the public against investing in a group called Narcfunds/Narcsfund, which it said is operating without a license.

SEC tells firms to secure work pass for employees

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is asking capital markets institutions to fix employee requirements to be exempted from the Luzon-wide quarantine.

SEC releases rules on GIS filing during lockdown

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is allowing corporations to submit their general information sheets (GIS) via different methods while Luzon is under quarantine.

SEC temporarily changes filing rules amid lockdown

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is temporarily changing the rules for the filing of structured and current reports for corporations during the government’s lockdown period.

SEC sets guidelines for remote annual meetings

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued guidelines for corporations that want to do stockholders’ meetings remotely while Luzon is under “strict home quarantine.”

SEC, PSE ease rules amid virus

CORPORATE regulator Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and local bourse operator Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. (PSE) are easing rules and requirements to adjust to mitigation efforts against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

SEC to firms: disclose Impact of virus on operations

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) told listed companies to disclose information concerning the impact of the new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on their operations.

SEC plans to ease filing rules for firms amid virus

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is planning to relax regulatory policies for corporations amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak.

SEC flags ‘Elite’ group offering allowance and insurance cover

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has flagged another illegal investing group that is luring the public by offering weekly allowances and an insurance coverage.

SEC seeks to tighten rules on sale of corporate assets

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is proposing that companies selling at least 51% of its assets should require the approval of at least two-thirds of its stockholders.

Court orders arrest of Organico officials

DAVAO CITY — A local court has ordered the arrest of officials of Organico Agribusiness Ventures Corp., which the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) earlier declared to be running an illegal investment operation.

SEC flags another illegal investment scheme

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is warning the public against engaging with Kapiboma Networking/Kapiboma Global Marketing, Inc., which it said is not authorized to operate for investing purposes.

SEC issues draft rules for firms converting to one shareholder

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a draft memorandum circular on the guidelines for converting corporations to a one person corporation (OPC) or to an ordinary stock corporation.

ALI applies for PHL’s 1st REIT

AYALA Land, Inc. (ALI) has submitted an application to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the country’s maiden real estate investment trust (REIT) offer.

Davao medical group seeks nod on P1-B listing

TAGUM Global Medical Center, Inc. (TGMC) has filed an application with the country’s corporate regulator to conduct a P1-billion initial public offering (IPO).

SEC flags schemes targeting public servants, OFWs

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has flagged two groups operating an illegal investment scheme targeted to teachers, military, police and overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).

SEC warns public about more illegal and unlicensed investment companies

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued warnings to the public against investing in BitThroughCash/Bit2Cash Trading, Inc. and agriculture groups AVP88 Coturnix Egg Farm and AVP88 Trading, Inc.

SEC warns public against investing in 727-Tycoon

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a warning to the public not to invest in individuals or groups representing 727-Tycoon/1Tycoon as it is not registered.

SEC warns public against two ‘Billford’ investment schemes

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is warning the public against investing in Billford Trading Co. and Bill Ford VIP Trading, Inc., which it found were violating the Securities Regulation Code.

SEC orders 3 more illegal online lenders shut down

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has ordered the immediate shutdown of three more illegal online lenders found to be operating without licenses.

SEC approves creation of company for mobile phone number portability

CONSUMERS switching telecommunication networks are a step closer to retaining their contact digits after the securities regulator cleared the creation of a new company that will ease the portability of mobile phone numbers.

Arthaland fined for not updating website

ARTHALAND Corp. said it has paid the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) P130,000 for failing to comply with its website template guidelines.

DoJ files criminal case vs Kapa leaders for illegal securities sale

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said criminal charges had been filed against Kapa-Community Ministry International (KAPA) and its officers for the illegal sale of securities.

SEC warns against investing in Inochi rewards scheme

By Jenina P. Ibañez THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is warning the public against investing in a rewards program called Inochi/Inochi Rewards, which it...

SEC OK’s Grepalife’s voluntary revocation of security business

THE SECURITIES and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved Grepalife Dollar Bond Fund Corp.’s application for the voluntary revocation of its registration of securities and certificate to sell securities.

SEC approves Arthaland’s green bond shelf offering

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved Arthaland Corp.’s shelf registration for ASEAN Green Bonds of up to P6 billion.

SEC approves CPG’s preferred share offering

CENTURY Properties Group, Inc. (CPG) has secured clearance from the country’s corporate regulator to issue preferred shares that could raise up to P3 billion.

SEC now accepting applications for revival of expired firms

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is now accepting applications for expired corporations that wish to revive their registrations.

SEC: KAPA is not registered, cannot collect investments

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is denying news that KAPA Community Ministry International, Inc. has been registered and is cleared to start operations as a crowdfunding entity.

SEC approves Vista Land, Cirtek bond offerings

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved the planned bond offerings of Vista Land & Lifescapes, Inc. (VLL) and Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corp.

The Medical City chairman to appeal SEC decision

THE Medical City (TMC) Chairman Jose Xavier B. Gonzales will appeal the ruling of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) which slapped a fine of at least P50.25 million on the hospital’s majority shareholders in relation to its ownership transfer.

SEC warns public vs free ‘financial training’ seminars

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is warning the public against a new investing scheme that operates under the guise of free training seminars on financial derivatives to lure people into buying securities.

Regulator orders CMIC to take over brokerage

THE Capital Markets Integrity Corp. (CMIC) is set to take over the operations of embattled brokerage R&L Investments, Inc. upon the order of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

SEC issues warning vs 4 ‘investment’ firms

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is advising the public against investing in four companies which have been operating without proper licenses.

Two more firms step towards IPO within the year

Cal-Comp Technology (Philippines), Inc. and Fruitas Holdings, Inc. have secured the approval of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for their initial public offering (IPO) next month.

SEC clears Fruitas Holdings’ IPO

FRUITAS HOLDINGS, Inc. has been cleared by the country’s corporate regulator to conduct its initial public offering (IPO) next month.

SEC issues warning vs investment firms selling piglets

THE COUNTRY’S corporate regulator has traced two illegal investment operators that involve selling piglets for easy-earning schemes.

SEC orders more online lenders to stop operating

THE SECURITIES and Exchange Commission (SEC) is on its third wave of eliminating illegal online lending applications with the issuance of a new cease and desist order against 12 fraudulent operators.

SEC asks Google’s help in crackdown vs illegal lending apps

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is seeking assistance from Google Philippines in its crackdown against illegal online lending applications.

SEC issues advisory vs Right Circle, Wheretogo

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is advising the public to “exercise caution” when dealing with two companies soliciting investments without a proper license.

SEC proposes changes to REIT rules

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released on Friday its proposed amendments to the rules guiding real estate investment trusts (REITs) in the Philippines.

SEC issues warning vs Better Adsource

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned the public against dealing with Better Adsource System, Inc. which has been soliciting investments without the necessary license.

SEC green-lights AboitizPower’s bond issuance

ABOITIZ Power Corp. said on Monday that it had secured approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to sell up to P12 billion worth of peso-denominated fixed-rate retail bonds this month.

SEC issues stop order vs 11 online lending apps

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) continues its crackdown against illegal lenders with the issuance of a cease and desist order (CDO) against 11 online lending applications.