Category: LATEST SUPREME COURT CASES


CASE 2020-0005: NATIONAL TRANSMISSION CORPORATION, AS TRANSFEREE-IN-INTEREST OF THE NATIONAL POWER CORPORATION VS. SPOUSES MARIANO S. TAGLAO AND CORAZON M. TAGLAO (G.R. NO. 223195. JANUARY 29, 2019) (BRIEF TITLE: NATIONAL TRANSMISSION CORP VS SPOUSES TAGLAO)

  

DISPOSITIVE:

 

NATIONAL-DISPOSITIVE

 

 SUBJECTS/DOCTRINES/DIGEST:

 

NATIONAL DOCTRINE

 

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SCD-2020-0005-National Transmission Corporation, as Transferee-in-Interest of the National Power Corporation Vs. Spouses Mariano S. Taglao and Corazon M. Taglao 

 

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CASE 2020-0004: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES VS. ERIC PADUA Y ALVAREZ A.K.A. JERICK PADUA Y ALVAREZ (G.R. NO. 239781. FEBRUARY 5, 2020, PERALTA, CJ (BRIEF TITLE: PEOPLE VS PADUA)

 

DISPOSITIVE:

 

PADUA DISPO

SUBJECTS/DOCTRINES/DIGEST:

 

PADUA DOCTRINE

 

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SCD-2020-0004-People of the Philippines Vs. Eric Padua y Alvarez a.k.a. Jerick Padua y Alvarez 

 

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CASE 2020-0003: ROBERTO R. IGNACIO AND TERESA R. IGNACIO DOING BUSINESS UNDER THE NAME AND STYLE TERESA R. IGNACIO ENTERPRISES VS. MYRNA P. RAGASA AND AZUCENA B. ROA (G.R. NO. 227896. JANUARY 29, 2020) (BRIEF TITLE: IGNACIO ET AL VS RAGASA ET AL)

 

 DISPOSITIVE:

 

CASTILLO-DISPO

 

 SUBJECTS/DOCTRINES/DIGEST:

 

WHAT HAPPENED IN THIS CASE?

 

PETITIONERS IGNACIO HIRED RESPONDENTS TO LOOK FOR A BUYER FOR THEIR PROPERTIES.

 

RESPONDENTS FOUND A BUYER AND INTRODUCED THEM TO PETITIONERS. THEN  PETITIONERS STOPPED COMMUNICATING WITH THE RESPONDENTS. LATER, RESPONDENTS LEARNED THAT PETITIONERS ENTERED INTO JOINT VENTURE AGREEMENT WITH THEIR BUYER TO DEVELOP THE PROPERTIES. THEY DEMANDED THEIR COMMISSION FROM THE PETITIONERS WHO REFUSED TO GIVE THEM COMMISSION ON THE GROUND THAT IT WAS ANOTHER BROKER WHO NEGOTIATED WITH THE BUYER FOR THE EXECUTION OF THE JOINT VENTURE AGREEMENT. THE SUPREME COURT RULED THAT THE RESPONDENTS ARE ENTITLED TO COMMISSION BECAUSE THEIR EFFORTS WERE THE PROXIMATE CAUSE OF THE TRANSACTION BETWEEN THE PETITIONERS AND THE BUYER/DEVELOPER. THE COURT ALSO DISCUSSED THE ISSUE ON THE PROPER INTEREST ON THE DAMAGES  IMPOSED. THE SC ALSO DISCUSSED THE EXCEPTIONS TO THE RULE THAT ONLY LEGAL ISSUES CAN BE RAISED IN THE SUPREME COURT.

 

 CASTILLO-PROXIMITY

 

WHAT IS THE RULE ON THE APPLICATION OF LEGAL RATE OF INTEREST?

 

CASTILLO-INTEREST 1

 

CASTILLO-INTEREST 2

CASTILLO-INTEREST 3 

 

 WHAT IS THE LEGAL RATE OF INTEREST IN THE CONTEXT OF THE USURY LAW?

 

6% TO BE APPLIED NOT RETROSPECTIVELY FROM 01 JULY 2013.

 

 

CASTILLO-INTEREST

 

WHAT IS MEANT BY FORBEARANCE? WHAT IS FORBEARANCE OF MONEY GOODS OR CREDIT?

 

IT IS AN OBLIGATION OF THE LENDER TO REFRAIN DURING A GIVEN PERIOD FROM REQUIRING THE BORROWER TO REPAY THE LOAN.

  

FOREBEARANCE OF MONEY, GOODS OR CREDIT IS AN ARRANGEMENT WHERE A PERSON ACQUIESCES TO THE TEMPORARY USE OF HIS MONEY, GOODS OR CREDIT PENDING HAPPENING OF CERTAIN CONDITIONS.

 

CASTILLO-FORBEARANCE

 EXCEPTIONS TO THE RULE THAT ONLY LEGAL ISSUES BE RAISED IN THE SUPREME COURT?

 

CASTILLO-EXCEPTIONS

 

 

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SCD-2020-0003-Roberto R. Ignacio and Teresa R. Ignacio doing business under the name and style Teresa R. Ignacio Enterprises Vs. Myrna P. Ragasa and Azucena B. Roa

 

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