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Learn how to resolve right-of-way issues.

The delay in obtaining the right-of-way (ROW) access is one of the major problems to complete the implementation of the government's Build Build Build programs and investors' infrastructure projects. To help address this issue, the Center for Global Best Practices (CGBP) will launch a training titled, 'Resolving Right-of-Way Issues' on Jan. 25 at the Manila Marriott Hotel, Pasay City.

Learn everything about the best practices in solving right-of-way problems and challenges. Topics will include the new Right-of-Way Act, salient features of its IRR, modes of acquisition and transfer, guidelines and process of expropriation, rules on negotiated sale, standards for the assessment and compensation of subject properties, environmental issues, strategies, judicial and administrative remedies for attendees to become more effective and efficient in expediting the right-of-way access.

The seminar will feature two expert practitioners on this field to share their knowledge and proven years of experience in handling and solving right-of-way issues. The first lecturer will be lawyer Joy Orig, assistant vice president for legal services at Metro Pacific Tollways South. Prior to this, she was assigned by MPIC as assistant vice president for legal at NLEX Corp. who was in-charge of handling ROW issues. The seminar will also feature Augustin Torres who is an expert in the building code of the Philippines with over 30 years of experience in handling right-of-way issues. He is a consultant to many local and international firms including the DPWH National Building Code Development Office and LGU of Quezon City.

For details and a complete list of seminars including Property Developer's Official Guide to Condominium Law of the Philippines, Property Developers' Guide to Subdivision Law of the Philippines, Best Practices in Creating Master Deed Contract, Property Owner's Guide to Ejecting Illegal Dwellers Effectively, log on to or call (02) 842-7148/ 59 and 556-8968/ 69; Cebu lines (032) 512-3106 or 07; Baguio line (074) 423-5148; and Legazpi line (052) 736-0148).

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Publication:Philippines Star (Manila, Philippines)
Geographic Code:9PHIL
Date:Jan 14, 2018
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