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Asia - Recent Legal Articles
- Financing Liabilities in Mining Company Compliance in Indonesia
Provided by AM Oktarina Counselors at Law
In international business transaction, it is very common for entrepreneur to conduct the financing or loan transaction. This transaction generally is to support the entrepreneur business activity for certain sector such the construction development, company capital injection, contractor settlement payment, to secure the process of the facilities and infrastructure construction and etc.
- Ban on Bars Along Highways – No Disparity with Government Policy in India
Provided by Abhay Nevagi & Associates
The Supreme Court (SC) declared a ban on liquor outlets at a distance of 500 m. from state and national highways. This step taken by the SC met with criticism on the grounds that the SC was usurping the rights of the state government to decide policies. However, the SC has not usurped the authority and powers of the union or state governments in any way.
- Trademark Registration and Protection in Cambodia
Provided by ACLF
Cambodia become a party to the Madrid Protocol in 2015, which makes it possible to protect a mark in a large number of countries by obtaining an international registration that has effect in each of the designated contracting parties.
- Adoption in the Philippines for Non-Residents: The Hague on Inter-Country Adoption
Provided by De Borja Lamorena and Duano Law Offices
The Hague Convention on Inter-country Adoption is a treaty to which the Republic of the Philippines has already acceded.
- Singapore Patent Protection Examined in Car Crash Camera Case (17/04/2017)
Provided by Mirandah Asia
The judgment in Lee Tat Cheng v Maka GPS Technologies Pte Ltd  SGHC 48 concerned an infringement action and an application for a declaration of infringement brought by Mr. Lee Tat Cheng (“the Plaintiff”), proprietor of Singapore Patent No. 87795. It further related to a counterclaim of revocation/invalidity and groundless threats of infringement proceedings brought by Maka GPS (“the Defendant”).
- Debt Collection in China
Provided by Zhejiang Xinmu Law Firm
[The] collection of commercial debts in China can only be carried on by Chinese lawyers.
- Is the Legal Framework the Major Hindrance for the Development of Islamic Finance in Kazakhstan?
Provided by GRATA International
The question whether or not Islamic finance will have a future in Kazakhstan is not an easy one to answer. There is definitely strong support from the government of Kazakhstan for Islamic finance as an alternative source of funding for infrastructure, SMEs and such.
- Common Reporting Standard: Are We Finally Seeing the End of Tax Evasion in Participating Countries?
Provided by Harvey Law Group
The Common Reporting Standard (the "CRS") was developed in response to the request of the G20 to fight against tax evasion and call on jurisdictions and their financial institutions to automatically exchange information among them on an annual basis. CRS was finally approved by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Council on 15 July 2014 and came into force on January 1, 2017 among most of those jurisdictions which decided to implement it.
- 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.
- 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.