4 months DOE defers to OSG on Malampaya arbitration award MB |Biz
By Myrna M. Velasco The Department of Energy (DOE) will formally consign to the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) the next legal step that the government will pursue to enforce the P146.8-billion “partial award” on the tax case that was won by the Malampaya consortium from recent international arbitration proceedings. Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi “I will leave that up to our Solicitor General. Those are legal matters, so I will leave it to them,” Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi told reporters, referring to Solicitor General Jose Calida. The Malampaya consortium (comprising of Shell Philippines Exploration B.V., Chevron Malampaya ... more