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Asia - Recent Legal Articles
- 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.
- Apple Battles iPhone Trademark Applicants in China
Provided by MMLC Group
The recent Higher Court decision in China, regarding a third party's application to register Apple's IPHONE mark on leather goods, as well as likely future developments in this matter.
- 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.
- Associated Trademarks in India
Provided by Intepat
An associated trademark allows a business to brand new products and services with its primary mark or use derivative forms of its primary trademark. This type of trademark also allows a business to register a mark similar to one belonging to another business.
- 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.
- Time to Pay Attention to Anti-Dumping Petitions in Taiwan
Provided by Brain Trust International Law Firm
Since December 2015, U.S. steel producers have filed cases charging foreign competitors with dumping products, U. S. government has twice penalized foreign steel producers as a result. Likewise, the Taiwan based steel manufacture, Chinese Steel Corporation (“CSC”), has filed a petition to the competent authority of Taiwan.
- Thailand Premarital Agreement: Love, Money, and Marriage
Provided by Virasin & Partners
The purpose of a premarital agreement is to determine the division of properties in the event of a divorce. Thailand premarital agreements are strictly controlled through legislation.
- Plagiarism – [In]Decent Recognition In India
Provided by Agnihotri & Jha Associates
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