Law Firms, Lawyers in Asia
Law Firms and Their Lawyers in Asia
Asia - Recent Legal Articles
- Singapore Announces New Patent Rules and Fees to Promote Innovation
Provided by Mirandah Asia
Singapore has recently announced a range of major changes to its patent system that will affect those seeking protection in a variety of ways.
- Recent Updates on the Duty on Suitability and Mis-selling in Hong Kong
Provided by Angela Wang & Co.
The Court of Final Appeal in DBS Bank (Hong Kong Ltd) v Sit Pan Jit has recently handed down reasons for dismissing Sit's application for leave to appeal against the Court of Appeal's judgment in favour of DBS, whereby Sit was ordered to pay to DBS US$3,429,724.27 including interest and costs and had his counterclaim for misrepresentation at common law and under section 108 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance ("SFO") dismissed.
- China to Amend Its Law Against Unfair Competition
Provided by MMLC Group
The PRC Law Against Unfair Competition has been a valuable tool in fighting unfair business practices, including acting against passing off and trade secret theft. The Chinese government has released a draft of amendments to this law, which all who operate in China need to look at.
- Certain Aspects of Employment Termination by the Employer in the Republic of Kazakhstan
Provided by Signum Law Firm
Termination of the employment contract by the employer is expressly regulated by the laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
- Special Marriage Registration- Bangladeshi and Foreigner
Provided by M. R. I. Chowdhury & Associates
Bangladesh Government has made provision of registration of Marriage between Bangladeshi and Foreigner and also between Foreigners under The Special Marriage Act, 1872 which came into force on April-2012.Therefore, from April-2012 “Certificate of Marriage” of Bangladeshi and Foreigner received or issued from City Corporation or simply affidavit executed before the Notary Public or Magistrate Court shall have no legal effect according to The Special Marriage Act, 1872.
- Company Incorporation in Bangladesh by Foreign Entity
Provided by FM Associates
Company incorporation in Bangladesh could be a troublesome process if the right and applicable procedure is not known to one.
- Dower in Muslim Marriages
Provided by Counsels Law Partners CLP
Dower, simply put, is the sum of money set at the time of marriage between a muslim man and woman as the woman's consideration of the marriage. Also known as mahr, it is the sum of money or other property which the wife is entitled to receive from her husband in return of agreeing to marry him.
- The Irish Immigrant Investor/ Entrepreneur Program: A Path to Permanent Residence & European Citizenship
Provided by Harvey Law Group
The European market remains one of the leading alternatives for foreign investors wishing to expand businesses.
- Hong Kong Adopted Restrictive Rules for Obtaining a Tax Residence Certificate
Provided by Masson de Morfontaine
Hong Kong is now challenging the tax substance of special purpose vehicles (SPV) such as intermediate holdings and this is producing great troubles for some companies.
- Adopting a Child from Bangladesh
Provided by Mahbub & Company
While Bangladesh does not legally recognize adoption and is not a party to the Hague Convention, the law allows its citizens (at least one parent must be a Bangladeshi citizen) to obtain legal guardianship of children. If a prospective adoptive couple is resident of a foreign country, they are able to complete the guardianship procedure in Bangladesh and then take the child through the adoption process in their country of residence.
- The Necessity and Some Problematic Aspects of the Choice of Law Clauses for International Transactions
Provided by iLex Law Firm Armenia
In their day by day practice business entities very often conclude transactions that have cross border nature for example a company may conclude a contract with the entities from deferent country and even from different legal system. In this context, the important issue that need to be considered is which law would be applicable to the contract concluded between such entities.
- India Simplifies Company Incorporation Procedures
Provided by Rajkishore Associates
In a step to further ease and quicken the pace of incorporation of a company in India, The Ministry of Corporate Affairs amended the Companies Incorporation Rules by enacting the Companies (Incorporation) Fourth Amendment Rules, 2016 and released a simplified form for the incorporation of a company named Simplified Proforma for Incorporating Company Electronically (SPICe)otherwise known as Form INC-32.
- Sleeping on the Job in Malaysia - Is it Misconduct?
Provided by Donovan & Ho Advocates and Solicitors
Can you terminate an employee for sleeping on the job?
- 8 Steps to a Successful Annulment in the Philippines
Provided by De Borja Lamorena and Duano Law Offices
An annulment is a complicated process. The authors of this article attempt to simplify a Philippine annulment for laymen to help them navigate their way towards understanding the legal procedure involved. This article should not be taken as legal advice and is meant only for research and information.
- Kazakhstan: Overcoming Provisional Refusals of International Trademark Registration
Provided by Legalmax Law firm
With the accession to the Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks by the Republic of Kazakhstan, foreign applicants and mark owners have been enjoying the benefits of the system, such as submitting a single international application in respect of several countries, including Kazakhstan.