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- HK New Companies Ordinance : Changes to Directors’ Duties
Provided by Angela Wang & Co.
The entirely new Companies Ordinance (Cap 622) (“New CO”) will come into force on 3 March 2014. We highlight the New CO’s major changes relating to registration of charges and private limited companies.
- KU DE TA Keeps Name in Singapore
Provided by Patrick Mirandah Co.
In Guy Neale and others v Nine Squares, the Singapore High Court dismissed a trade mark invalidation suit and passing off claim and confirmed the requisite attributes for the establishment of goodwill.
- Serving Judicial Documents in China
Provided by WiseLink Law Firm Shanghai
Giving legal notice to a defendant in a court proceeding is an important part of many civil and commercial lawsuits. Here is some guidance on the different ways judicial documents can be served on a party of a court proceeding in China.
- New Amendment of Company Law of PRC Simplifies the Establishment of A Company in China
Provided by UB & Co. Attorneys and Counselors
On December 28, 2013, the Standing Committee of National People's Congress made a decision to amend the Company Law of PRC and the new amendment (the “Amendment”) will take effect on March 1, 2014.
- White Collar Crime in Malaysia
Provided by Brijnandan Singh Bhar & Co
A Malaysian perspective on White-Collar Crime. A daunting task it has failed to curb, yet.
- Summary of District Regulation of DKI Jakarta Number 8 Year 2007 Concerning Public Order
Provided by Leks&Co
To bring into reality a living in Jakarta that is more orderly, peaceful, comfortable, clean and beautiful, a regulation relating public order is required to protect the citizens and infrastructure of the city including its accessories. Performing public order and peacefulness of the people is an obligation authorized to the provincial district government that has to be carried out in accordance with the legislation.
- Supremacy of Shareholders & Their Democracy in Line with New Act, 2013
Provided by Global Jurix
Shareholders are always being as an integral part of the company where they have played a vital role in accelerating the brand of the company in the corporate world. It is not only interesting and but also thrusting the mind how best New Corporate Act 2013 will get match with Shareholders in respect of their roles and responsibilities towards the company.
- Alternate remedy to the Hague Convention on the Taking of Evidence & Pre-trial Discovery
Provided by Rautray & Co.
Notwithstanding the earlier request to the Central Authority it is open to either party to request the judicial authority of the contracting state to issue a fresh letter of request for taking evidence directly to the High Court of the State in which the witness resides or carries on its business. The fresh letter of request addressed to the concerned High Court of the Indian State would be executable under the provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (‘Code’).
- Chinese Regulations for Investments in Germany
Provided by Bright & Right
A rather detailed introduction of the legal aspects of outbound investment from China to foreign countries based upon the legal reality of China before 2012, which is undergoing further major changes in China at the moment.
- Managing China Risk in a Changed Business Ecosystem
Provided by Pamir Law Group
Cartoonist David Horsey earlier this year created an image of an anxious Uncle Sam asking a fortune teller, "Can you tell me about my future?" She responds: "Hmm ... I would, but I can't read Chinese."
- China's New Company Incorporation Rules
Provided by MMLC Group
This article looks at China's plans for removal of the registered capital system for incorporating local and foreign companies in China, as well as other company incorporation changes that are due to be implemented in early 2014.
- Thai Business Visa Application
Provided by G.A.M. Legal Alliance
If you would like to work in Thailand, you would have to be aware about the immigration policies concerning work visas and work permit to avoid getting yourself in a pickle situation where Thai Immigration police detain or order your deportation.
- Strengthen of Enforcement of Trademark Law in China - Highlights of Trademark Law Amendments
Provided by Borsam Intellectual Property
The updated Chinese trademark law would be effective from May 1st, 2014. That means, mutiple trademark applications and sound trademark are accepted from then.
- India's New Companies Bill - How It Impacts Foreigners Doing Business in India
Provided by Rajkishore Associates
The Companies Bill, 2013 has been passed by the two houses of Parliament of India and is awaiting the assent of the President, which, when assented to by the President of India, will replace the 57 year old Companies Act, 1956. An attempt is made in this article to focus on how the new Bill impacts small and medium sized foreign companies who seek to do business in India through the means of a limited liability company.
- International Trade Laws: Delay in Clearance of Goods and Demurrage Charges
Provided by Azimuddin Law Associates
International trade transactions relate to the importation or exportation of goods or services from one country to another.