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- Legal Advice on the Arbitration Clause After Separation of CIETAC Shanghai and South China from CIETAC Beijing
Provided by WiseLink Law Firm Shanghai
The separation of CIETAC Shanghai and CIETAC South China from CIETAC Beijing has made a great noise, causing some confusion and legal issues about the arbitration clause. The author intents to briefly clarify it in this article.
- Amended Civil Procedure Law Provides Better Protection for PRC Litigants
Provided by Angela Wang & Co.
The National People’s Congress adopted the revised PRC Civil Procedures Law (“New CPL”) on 31 August 2012, which law came into effect on 1 January 2013.
- Vacations for Pregnant Employees - China
Provided by Yingke Law Firm
Pregnant employees rights are protected with special care. There are six different leaves for them during pregnance.
- Thailand – the Latest Developments in South East Asia
Provided by Bangkok Base - Antares Consulting Limited
Thailand is recovering from historic floods that inundated the country on a scale never seen before. Drastic taxation measures helped to boost the economy in 2012. Despite uncertainty about the evolution of the global economy, the Thai economy is expected to rebound sharply with GDP growing by 5.5% in 2012 and 5% in 2013 (according to The World Bank).
- Trademark Search: Feasibility Evaluation of Your Trademark - China
Provided by Borsam IP Law Firm
This article is concerning how to conduct a trademark search on the official website of trademark office of China, the applicant could use this system to conduct a preliminary search before start the filing. For the particular search method please refer to our company website.
- An Onerous Duty - Malaysia
Provided by Jayadeep Hari & Jamil
"With great power comes great responsibility." Glamorous as it may be, the post of a company director entails the accountability and undertaking at the company's behest. The article is a brief on who a "Director" is and the duties that comes with the name.
- Yiwu Market Survival Guide - China
Provided by Shanghai Promise Law Firm
Yiwu, 300 kilometers away from Shanghai, is the largest market of petty commodity wholesales in the world and sees a non-stop stream of foreign buyers looking to place their orders. Along with almost unlimited selection, though, comes a good deal of risk which all Yiwu traders should prepare for. This Survival Guide is meant to help traders reduce their risk and enhance their profit potential.
- How to stay in Thailand Long-Term with Thai Marriage Visa
Provided by M & S Law Office 2006
Being a foreigner, you are required to obtain visa to stay in Thailand. If you are legally married to a Thai national,you can apply for the Thai marriage visa
- Beijing and Shanghai Allow 72-hour Transit without Visa for Citizens from 45 Countries
Provided by UB & Co. Attorneys and Counselors
Beijing and Shanghai will allow 72-hour transit without visa for Citizens from 45 Countries from Januanry 1st, 2013.
- Taxation: Issues of Tax Avoidance versus Tax Evasion
Provided by Azimuddin Law Associates
Tax avoidance versus tax evasion has always been a hotly debated subject. The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion is very narrow. Nowadays tax laws are being drafted in a manner to diminish the possibilities of tax avoidance though, yet tax planning offers many avenues to reduce tax liability. From this perspective, the study to differentiate between tax evasion and tax avoidance is interesting and noteworthy.
- Merger of Limited Liability Company - Indonesia
Provided by Leks & Co
Under Article 1 number 9 of Law Number 40 of 2007 on Limited Liability Company (“Company Law”) merger means a legal action which is taken by one or more companies to merge with another existing company with the result that the assets and the liabilities of the merging company is transferred by the law to the surviving company and thereafter the merging companies’ status as legal entities is terminated by the law.
- Debt Collection in Thailand: Getting Your Money Back
Provided by G.A.M. Legal Alliance
Recovering an unpaid debt in Thailand is often a tricky task that can be made more distasteful when the debtor, whether it is Thai or a foreigner, refuses to settle even after numerous attempts. Many expatriates and even companies, who do business in Thailand, have run into difficulties with debt recovery.
- China Employment Law
Provided by MMLC Group
This article provides a summary of the most important laws in China governing the relationship between an employer and an employee. The discussions apply to wholly foreign-owned entities, local domestically owned entities, as well as the employment of foreigners and locals.
- The Way for Foreign Investments Entering Pawn Industry in China
Provided by Amaris Law
In August 2012, the Ministry of Commerce of PRC (COFCOM) has issued the Regulatory Requirements on the Pawn Industry (draft) for collecting opinions from the public (“Requirements”). Such Requirements tighten the control on the regulations of Pawn Industry. However, in view of the rapid growth of such an industry in recent years, this article will discuss the chance, feasibility and way of foreign investments entering this industry and sharing its prosperity.
- Americans Require a Will While Living Abroad. Case of Thailand
Provided by Cathy Tran Reck & Associates Ltd.
Advancement of modern technology allow people to migrate effortlessly across borders in increasing numbers in this century. People live and work outside their home country, and some adapt to their adopted homes by having their families abroad. Expatriates have a unique myriad of concerns about their assets in their adopted country in the event of death. The inevitable question is: Do I need a will while I am living abroad?