Corporation may be impleaded even during pendency of appeal to SC

Even assuming the impleading of said corportions to be necessary and proper so that judgment may comprehensively and effectively be rendered in the actions, amendments of the complaints to implead them as defendants may, under existing rules on procedure, be done at any time during the pendency of the actions thereby initiated, and even during the pendency of an appeal to the Supreme Court - a procedure that, in any case, is not inconsistent with or proscribed by the constitutional time limits to the filing of the corresponding complaints 'for' - i.e., with regard or in relation to, in respect of, or in connection with, concerning - orders or sequestration, freezing, or provisional takeover. [G.R. No. 111857. December 6, 1996]