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  • Tax Implications of Brexit
       Provided by Masson de Morfontaine

    Leave or Remain? We will know the answer today! One can imagine that if UK leave the EU, the country is very likely to have their own tax and TP legislation. Facing the possible leave vote, MNCs may eager to determine the potential tax implications such as the absence of the EU Parent-Subsidiary Directive and the imposition of WHT on dividends.

  • Hearsay under Thai Law
       Provided by Siam Legal International

    Hearsay is an important rule in Thai criminal procedure as it is in that of other jurisdictions. Generally, it is the principle that the Court shall not consider any evidence that is a statement not made before the Court, if the purpose for offering that statement is to prove the truth of its assertion.

  • Jaguar Files a Copyright Infringement Case in China
       Provided by MMLC Group

    Since 2008, China has held the largest automotive industry in the world in terms of automobile unit production. While this success historically has been due to opportunities for joint ventures with companies such as Volkswagen, Audi, General Motors, and Toyota, recently, local brands have been increasing their role in the automotive market.

  • Cancellation, Termination of a Trademark Registration in Vietnam
       Provided by KenFox IP & Law Office

    Many individuals and big companies in the world want to protect their trademarks Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

  • Role of a Trademark Agent and Trademark Attorney in India
       Provided by Intepat

    In the contemporary times, trademarks are becoming indispensable to the conduct of business. With an unprecedented increase in the number of people choosing to start their own business, trademarks have come to occupy an important place in the economy. This is because apart from giving a distinctive character to your business, trademarks also ensure that your goodwill and repute cannot be illegally harnessed by anyone else to their own advantage.

  • Sino-Foreign Joint Venture Company’s Deadlock in China
       Provided by Zhejiang Xinmu Law Firm

    Company’s Deadlock is, sadly speaking, a sort of very-often-seen disputes between Chinese and foreign shareholders and/or directors in a Sino-foreign Joint Venture company in China, so this article is about how it comes into being and how to avoid it.

  • Update: Myanmar Trademark Practice
       Provided by Mirandah Asia

    With significant changes in the political landscape of Myanmar (also known as Burma), there are similar expectations for corresponding changes in the economic and business practices as well. This further affects the expectations of IP holders to better protect their rights in this country. Currently, Myanmar is working with the World Intellectual Property office (WIPO) and World Trademarks Office (WTO) to introduce new IP laws which include legislation covering trademarks.

  • Armenian Citizens Will Not Pay VAT on the Cars Imported from the EEU Countries
       Provided by iLex Law Firm Armenia

    An amendment was made to the RA Law on "Value-Added Tax" on March 17, 2016. The citizens will no longer pay VAT on the cars imported from the EEU countries (such as Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus and Kyrgyzstan) for their personal use. The amendment was signed by the President of the RA on March 26, 2016 and it entered into force on March 31, 2016.

  • Freehold v Leasehold in Thailand
       Provided by Hughes Krupica

    A look at some of the issues with leasehold ownership in Thailand.

  • Director’s Liability and Employee’s Rights When Employer Becomes Insolvent in Hong Kong
       Provided by Angela Wang & Co.

    In the beginning of April 2016, one of Hong Kong’s oldest television broadcasting companies, Asia Television Limited (“ATV”) was wound up and stopped broadcasting. It had also failed to pay wages to hundreds of its employees since December 2014. This is a common phenomenon in the current difficult economy.

  • Government Support of Investments in Kazakhstan
       Provided by Signum Law Firm

    What is an investment project? What investment preferences are available and how to apply for them.

  • NBFI can invest in Alternative Investment Fund – Bangladesh Bank
       Provided by OGR Legal

    Recently Bangladesh Bank decided to allow NBFI to invest in Alternative Investment Fund.

  • How To Get a Divorce in India
       Provided by Leges Juris Associates

    India has different divorce laws for different religions. Almost all the religions have their own divorce laws in India which are used among themselves. There are separate laws for inter-cast or inter-religion marriages.

  • Cheque Dishonour Law in Bangladesh
       Provided by Counsels Law Partners CLP

    In the modern world it is almost unthinkable that a business would operate without the help of a bank, and as such the use of cheques in Bangladesh have been increased in the past decade. Due to the high number of transactions via this mode, the possibility of a cheque being dishonoured is substantially high. As such the receiver of cheques must have adequate and effective legal recourse which they can entertain when they do face this situation.

  • Azerbaijan's Regulations on Agriculture: What Foreign Companies Need to Know
       Provided by Remells Law Firm

    A summary of Azerbaijan's laws and regulations on agriculture. Useful to those foreign companies interested in investing in agriculture-related business in Azerbaijan.

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