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- Filing a Short-Term Patent Application in Hong Kong
Provided by Borsam Intellectual Property
Hong Kong as the special administrative region of China that has its own intellectual property system, and the Hong Kong intellectual property department (IPD) handling of the related issued for patents, trademarks, industrial designs and copyrights in Hong Kong.
- China Improves Enterprise Information Access
Provided by MMLC Group
Recent progress of enactment and establishment relating to the publicity of enterprise credibility information in order to cooperate with the implementation of the latest amended Company Law.
- Sick and Tired: Sick Leave in Malaysia
Provided by Donovan & Ho
Abuse of sick leave entitlements is not a new issue in Malaysia. Employers and employees alike should ensure they are fully educated on the laws surrounding sick leave entitlements.
- Philippines Separation Pay: To Whom and When is it Due
Provided by LMG Law Office
A guide for both employees and employers in Philippine Labor setting concerning payment of separation pay.
- E-Governance in Terms of Indian Companies Act, 2013
Provided by Global Jurix
Electronic Governance or E-Governance has now become an imperative requirement of today’s highly competitive and intense corporate world. Through proper utilization of e-governance at all levels of corporate hierarchy, corporations in all economic sectors can certainly become more efficient, transparent, and reliable. The below article describes the provisions of e-governance stipulated by the new Indian Companies Act of 2013, to make corporate governance in India rather swift and impeccable.
- When Should Blog or Forum Posts Create Liability for Defamation?
Provided by Brijnandan Singh Bhar & Co
Writers often express their views on blogs or forums. With the advancement of laws, anyone who writes articles, must be cautious of consequences of doing so. This is a Malaysian perspective.
- China's Supreme People's Court (SPC) Rules in Favor of ICC Arbitration in China
Provided by John Oneil International
The recent decision by the China SPC turns on its head all that international arbitrators and contract drafters have come to believe of the China Arbitration rules, which requires all arbitration to be done by a Chinese institution, which invariable meant the application of that institution's arbitration rules.
- Security for Costs from Foreign Plaintiff Not Required?
Provided by Angela Wang & Co.
It is well established law in Hong Kong legal proceedings that a foreign claimant/plaintiff may be ordered to deposit a sum in Court as “security for costs” of a defendant.
- Design Infringement Claim Backfires in Malaysia
Provided by Patrick Mirandah Co.
In a court action between Tropicana Products, Inc. (“Tropicana”) and the F&N companies (Fraser and Neave, Limited and its subsidiaries, F&N Diaries (M) Sdn Bhd and F&N Beverages Manufacturing Sdn Bhd) (“F&N” collectively), the Court of Appeals in Malaysia (“Appeals Court”) reversed the decision of the Kuala Lumpur High Court (“High Court”) granting Tropicana’s infringement claims and further revoking F&N’s industrial design registrations.
- Significant Changes to Several Requirements on Registration of Foreign Invested Enterprises in China
Provided by UB & Co. Attorneys and Counselors
On June 17, 2014, the Ministry of Commerce of China issued a notice regarding the improvement of review & approval and statistical rules of foreign investment in China (the “Notice”) and the Notice shall take effect as of its promulgation date. The Notice revised several important issues regarding the review and approval of registration of foreign-invested enterprises (the “FIE”) in China.
- After an Arrest in China, What Are the Rules for Pressing Charges?
Provided by Lehman, Lee & Xu
There is no “Preliminary Hearing” in China criminal procedure. The Initial investigation is carried out by the prosecutor (Called The People’s Procuratorate in China), who will then decide if the case is deserving of criminal charges.
- Profit Utilization of Limited Liability Company in Indonesia
Provided by Leks&Co
Profit utilization of limited liability company is regulated under Article 70-73 Law Number 40 of 2007 on Limited Liability Company (“Company Law”).
- Regulations of Azerbaijan's Oil and Gas Market
Provided by Remells Law Firm
General information on Azerbaijani laws and regulations, including production sharing agreements, that apply to development of Azerbaijan's oil and gas reserves.
- Education Sector In India - Legal Perspective & Analysis
Provided by Vaish Associates Advocates
Right to education has now become a fundamental right under Article 21A of the Constitution of India, although, the United Nations (UN) Conventions and Principles recognized this right many years ago. Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), which was adopted in 1948 also recognizes the Right to Education under its own Article 26.
- Kazakhstan: Comparative Analysis in Forming and Running a Business
Provided by Legalmax Law firm
Now the Republic of Kazakhstan, as one of the leading economies of CIS represents jurisdiction open for investment activities, introducing the foreign investors with mounting economic opportunities, supported with favorable investment climate, advanced in development of legislation and business oriented tax and customs policy.