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              Early Bird Deadline        CGBP                                                                              
presents

 
THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2019 * 9:00AM to 5:30PM
EDSA SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, MANDALUYONG CITY, PHILIPPINES


Pursuant to Republic Act 7166 and COMELEC Resolution 9476 with the strict implementation of COMELEC for the 2019 elections, all winning and losing candidates both local and national, as well as all political parties must file their Statement of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE) within 30 days after the election. Non-filing or non-compliance for candidates means that they cannot assume their elective post and can be fined up to P60,000 as well as be perpetually disqualified from holding an elective post. You must prepare well for the submission of your SOCE to ensure your documentation is aligned with finance campaign regulations. Errors in your SOCE can be used by your opponent against you!

In this one-day training program, we will teach you how to prepare the 11 forms required for SOCE. We will clarify officially what are the lawful and unlawful campaign paraphernalia, and the limits of expense, time and space for political ads such as billboards, streamers, movies, documentaries, radio, TV, newspaper, and other social media that will all need to be reflected in your SOCE. Learn all these in this comprehensive training including valuable advice, tips, and insights on how the COMELEC will counter-check and catch violators.

   Limited Seats Only, Pre-Registration Required

   REGISTER NOW and avail of the early bird and group discounts

   Contact Person: Camille Jonas
   Manila lines: (+632) 556-8968 or 69
 Manila Telefax: (+632) 842-7148 or 59
   Cebu lines: (+63 32) 512-3106 or 07
   Baguio line: (+63 74) 423-2914
   Legazpi line (+63 52) 736-0148
    Email: camille.cgbp@yahoo.com
    Check: www.cgbp.org


Course Director & Lecturer:

Atty. Ferdinand T. Rafanan - He is a regional trial court judge assigned to Mandaue branch 55 which is a special court handling election cases. Prior to his present position, he was Head of the COMELEC Law Department until July 2011. He will share all his knowledge, valuable insights, experiences, and lessons you must learn and actions you must do now in preparing your SOCE. He was Chairman of the Special Bids & Awards Committee of COMELEC to select the Automated Election System for the May 10, 2010 elections. He’s an MCLE Lecturer in Election Law and the Law on Automated Elections. He conceptualized the “ELECTVOICE” (Election Law Enforcement and Compliance Thru Voters Instruction and Candidates Education). He graduated from UP Law in 1983 as an Owen White-Peter Doyle Scholar.


Who Should Attend:
         • Election Candidates &
            Operators
         • Political Party &
           Party-List Decision-Makers
         • Political Strategists
         • Campaign Officers
         • Lawyers & Law Enforcers
         • Financiers & Funders
         • Media Practitioners
         • Stakeholders & PR Specialists
         • Anyone interested in running for
           public office or financing an
           election campaign

   ____________________________    Training Investment is P10,500
   inclusive of Meals, Resource Kit, &
   Certificate of Attendance




ELECTION BEST PRACTICES ON HOW TO PREPARE YOUR STATEMENT OF CONTRIBUTIONS AND EXPENDITURES

Featuring the Definitive Guide to Campaign Finance Regulations

EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, Mandaluyong City, Philippines
9:00am to 5:30pm,Thursday, May 30, 2019


Course Outline

1.   WHAT WILL BE THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE 2019 ELECTIONS AND PREVIOUS ELECTIONS CONCERNING
       CAMPAIGN FINANCE REGULATIONS?
        a. Campaign Finance Unit
        b. Database
        c. Fines and Disqualifications Imposed
        d. Contracts Furnished to COMELEC

2.   WHAT ARE THE 11 FORMS REQUIRED FOR "STATEMENT OF CONTRIBUTIONS AND EXPENDITURES" (SOCE),

        AND HOW DO YOU FILL THEM OUT?

3.   WHAT ARE THE CONSEQUENCES OF FAILURE TO FILE OR WRONG FILING OF SOCE?
        a. Can't assume office
        b. Fine
        c. Perpetual Disqualification

4.   HOW WILL COMELEC COUNTER-CHECK YOUR SOCE AND CATCH VIOLATIONS?
        a. Copy of Contracts
        b. Deed of Donation
        c. Written Authorization
        d. Content Requirement
        e. Monitoring Political Ads
        f. Monitoring Posters, Fliers, etc.
        g. Monitoring Your Social Media Exposures
        h. Coordination with Government Agencies, Citizens Arms and NGOs
        i. Report of Contractors and Business Firms
        j. SOCE

5.   WHAT CAMPAIGN PARAPHERNALIA ARE UNLAWFUL?
        a. Billboard
        b. Streamer
        c. Oversized
        d. Documentary, Movie, TV & Radio Commercial
        e. Social Media
        f. Content

6.   WHAT ARE THE CONSEQUENCES OF UNLAWFUL CAMPAIGN PARAPHERNALIA?
        a. Confiscate
        b. Remove
        c. Destroy
        d. Disqualify

7.   TO SUPPORT YOUR CANDIDATE, WHAT CAN YOU DO AND HOW CAN YOU DO IT LAWFULLY?
        a. Serve
        b. Donate
        c. Spend
        d. Radio
        e. TV
        f. Newspaper

8.   WHAT ARE THE LIMITS ON EXPENSE, TIME AND SPACE FOR POLITICAL ADS?

9.   WHAT ARE THE PROHIBITED CONTRIBUTIONS?

10. WHAT CAMPAIGN EXPENDITURES ARE LAWFUL?

11. WHICH CONTRIBUTIONS AND EXPENDITURES ARE TAXABLE?

12. TAX COMPLIANCE ON YOUR ELECTION CONTRIBUTIONS AND EXPENDITURES

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SEMINAR FEE PER PERSON: P 10,500 (Fee covers Meals, Resource Kit, Certificate of Attendance)

GET AS MUCH AS 15% DISCOUNT! AVAIL OF ANY OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:

Less 5% for early registrants (on registrations made on or before April 30, 2019)
Less 5% for early payment (if made on or before May 20, 2019)
Less 5% for group registration (minimum of 3 participants)

REGISTER NOW to avail of Early Bird and Group DISCOUNTS
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