World Bank Group: “Doing Business 2018: Reforming to Create Jobs”

January 5, 2018

The World Bank Group’s flagship publication, Doing Business 2018: Reforming to Create Jobs, measures the effectivity of business regulations that affect 11 areas of the life of business, these include: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, registering property, getting credit, protecting minority investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts, resolving insolvency, and labor market regulation. It also provides quantitative data on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can be compared across its 190 jurisdictions.

SyCipLaw lawyers who contributed to the report include managing partner Hector M. De Leon, Jr.; partners Carina C. Laforteza, Maria Teresa D. Mercado-Ferrer, Vicente D. Gerochi IV, Anthony W. Dee, Marianne M. Miguel, Benedicto P. Panigbatan, and Hiyasmin H. Lapitan; of counsel Domingo G. Castillo; senior associates Maria Christina C. Ortua, Ma. Patricia B. Paz and Jon Edmarc R. Castillo; and associates Karl Raymond D. Cruz, Carlo Miguel Romeo S. Go, Hailin Quintos, and Renz Jeffrey A. Ruiz.

Visit the Doing Business website to read a summary of the main findings and download a copy of the report. Data in the report are current as of June 1, 2017.