Some notable regulations issued during the month of April 2011:
1. SEC Memorandum Circular No. 2, which amended the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 9856, otherwise known as the Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Act of 2009;
2. Executive Order No. 37, which returned the administrative supervision over the Securities and Exchange Commission from the Department of Trade and Industry to the Department of Finance;
3. Intellectual Property Office Order No. 61, which promulgated the Rules of Procedure for IPOPHL Arbitration Proceedings; and
4. Intellectual Property Office Order No. 67, which is the Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations for Patents, Utility Models and Industrial Designs.