Law Firms, Lawyers in Asia
Law Firms and Their Lawyers in Asia
Asia - Recent Legal Articles
- Myanmar Presents New Trademark Bill (18/9/2017)
Provided by Mirandah Asia
Myanmar has yet to produce its own specific legislation on trademarks. As a member of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO), the nation is expected to deliver its IP laws in the near future to provide protection for trademarks, copyright, patents, and other intellectual property.
- International Trade Risk in China
Provided by Shandong Ya & Tai Law Firm
Supplier be careful of several means of fraud in China: Intenational trade fraud, risk control, about the agent or middleman, the risk of release of cargo with B/L, pick up the cargo without B/L, the risk of port custom, and bank transaction risk.
- China's SAIC Issues Second Draft of Proposed Amendments to its Law Against Unfair Competition
Provided by MMLC Group
On 5 September 2017, the National People’s Congress (NPC) issued a Second Draft for Review of the Anti-Unfair Competition Law (Second Draft for Review), which is open for public comment until 25 September 2017.
- Visa Requirements to Enter Armenia
Provided by Vardanyan & Partners
While Armenia generally allows foreigners to get a visa on arrival or to enter the country visa-free nationals of certain Asian and African countries still have to go through a complicated procedure that involves getting an invitation letter from a connection in Armenia and then obtaining a visa at an Armenian embassy abroad.
- Indian Citizenship: Surrendering and the Bizarre Right to Be Stateless
Provided by Thukral Global Immigrations
India’s nationality laws in light of the current international legal framework surrounding statelessness.
- Are Whatsapp Messages Admissible in a Malaysian Court?
Provided by Donovan & Ho Advocates and Solicitors
It is a misconception that Whatsapp messages are not admisisble in court due to their "informal" nature. On the contrary, Malaysian courts have on many occassions relied on Whatsapp messages as proof of facts in issue, or to bolster the credibility of a witness.
- Special Economic Zone- Open Doors for Foreign Investors
Provided by Jural Acuity
Special Economic Zones will provide secured & financially viable environment for Foreign Investors.
- Estate Planning and Wills in a Multi-jurisdiction Setting for Taiwanese Citizens
Provided by Brain Trust International Law Firm
Taiwanese citizen residing in Taiwan can make use of a Will made under Common Law to allow their executor to administer assets located in Australia or any other common law jurisdiction.
- France Investors’ Program: The New Competitive Stream Among EU States
Provided by Harvey Law Group
France is becoming more competitive both immigration and business wise. On November 15th, 2016, we announced you that the French Investor Program or “Passport Talent”(renamed “French Tech Visa” by newly elected President Emmanuel Macron) – had gained in attractivity.
- Major Pitfalls for Foreign Entrepreneurs in Thailand
Provided by Siam Legal International
Thailand is a popular destination for entrepreneurs from other countries who wish to start a business and a new life. The cost of doing business is generally lower than in Western nations, but nevertheless, offers the prospect of generating substantial revenue.
- Chinese Free-Trade Zones further Ease Access for Foreign Investors
Provided by Masson de Morfontaine
The Chinese State Council has updated foreign investment negative list applicable to all 11 free-trade zones (FTZs). These special zones offer foreign companies tax concessions and simplified administrative procedures and are particularly attractive for high-end consumer goods, electronics, telecommunications and medical companies who want to expand their business to China.
- Google Paid a Fine for the Violation of Antitrust Law in Russia
Provided by GRATA International
The trial that lasted over two years in connection with the violation by Google of Russian antitrust law resulted in the conclusion in April 2017 of a settlement agreement with the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS Russia).
- India Switches to Goods and Services Tax (GST)
Provided by Rajkishore Associates
At the stroke of midnight on 1st July 2017, India along with its states and Union Territories, with the exception of one, ushered in the Goods and Services Tax (GST).
- Third Party Funding for Arbitration - The Hong Kong Version?
Provided by Angela Wang & Co.
A Third Party Funder in international commercial arbitration finances part or all of the cost of the proceedings in return for a remuneration dependent on the outcome of the dispute. Following most major arbitral jurisdictions' footsteps, Hong Kong is proposing to pass legislation directly contemplating Third Party Funding for arbitration.
- Incorporate a Company in Sri Lanka
Provided by D.L. & F. De Saram
Establishment of an Entity in Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka is ranked highly among the South Asian countries that offer ease in terms of establishing an entity. The country has a well-documented and established procedure of setting up a business.