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  • Design Laws Improve in Singapore
       Provided by Patrick Mirandah Co.

    The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) takes another step towards enhancing and strengthening Singapore’s Intellectual Property (IP) system.

  • The Protection of Brands in the Modern World
       Provided by MMLC Group

    Examining the modern world of multinational manufacturing and sourcing, and outlines key issues for brand owners to keep in mind as they build, grow and protect their brands in their home countries and abroad.

  • Recognition of Foreign Judgments by Thai Courts
       Provided by Siam Legal International

    The recognition of foreign judgments by Thai courts is an issue likely to be of great interest to foreigners and Thai nationals alike. Its implications have consequences over a diverse array of legal matters, ranging from the enforcement of foreign judgments against Thai-domiciled businesses operating overseas to the recognition of foreign divorce or child custody judgments against Thai spouses who have returned to live in Thailand.

  • Who has the Company Chop? Be Aware of the Legal Implications
       Provided by Angela Wang & Co.

    Whether using the company chop on a contract will effectively make it binding was considered by the High Court of Hong Kong in its recent decision of TS Office System Limited v Wing Kee Produce Limited, delivered on 14 December 2014.

  • The Establishment of Company Regulation in Indonesia
       Provided by Leks&Co

    Provisions on company regulation is stipulated under Article 108 until Article 115 Law Number 13 of 2003 on Employment (“Law No.13/ 2003”) and Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration Regulation Number PER.16/MEN/XI/2011 on Procedures for the Establishment and Legalization of Company Regulation and Procedure for the Establishment and Registration of Collective Labor Agreement (“MOMTR 16/2011”).

  • How Can You Be Compensated if You are Involved in a Personal Injury Case in China?
       Provided by Yingke Law Firm

    The life in morden city is full of danger. Everyday people get hurt by car accident, third party's attack, even by animals like dogs. People should be aware a bit of what they can get for compensation, in case anybody fools you.

  • Bangladesh Child Adoption and Immigration
       Provided by M. R. I. Chowdhury & Associates

    Bangladesh is not party to the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Inter-country Adoption (Hague Adoption Convention). Therefore, when the Hague Adoption Convention entered into force for the United States on April 1, 2008, inter-country adoption processing for Bangladesh did not change. Bangladeshi law does not allow for full adoptions of Bangladeshi children.

  • Notice Period of Resignation for Directors in Malaysia
       Provided by JK LIM Advocates & Solicitors

    There is always the beginning and the end. Upon being appointed as directors, many of these directors may not be aware of the requisite notice period of resignation from their high office.

  • Three Things You Need to Know About Business Formation in Thailand
       Provided by Thai International Law Firm Co., Ltd.

    In Thailand, business formation in Thailand is very expensive in order to comply with the rules and regulations set forth by the government. Many might have expected that it is going to be cheap, but it is more of a hassle than one could anticipate.

  • A Look on Domestic Violence
       Provided by LMG Law Office

    Domestic Violence in relation to RA 9262. Domestic Violence is an act of aggressive behaviour within the home and towards a member or members of the family such as but not limited to physically inflicting bodily harm to a spouse or children, verbally assaulting a member of the family, sexually abusing the wife, partner or even the children.

  • Visa Appeal: An Important Part of Immigration in Bangladesh
       Provided by Advocate Md Mahmudul Hasan and Associates

    Immigration laws are very important factor for the developing countries who used to export manpower to developed countries. In the developed countries, the immigration practices are handled by skilled lawyers but unfortunately in Bangladesh it is mainly handled by brokers,agents, Travel Agencies and illiterate people. That is why the applicants are not getting proper legal advice and facing serious problems as well as harassment regarding Immigration matters.

  • Brief Overview of Trademark Refusal in China
       Provided by Borsam Intellectual Property

    As most of the countries do, the trademark registration process in China is also proceeded with both a formal examination and a substantive examination. Normally, the formal requirements is easily to be met, while the substantive requirements cover a lot and the fail to meet it often brings with an provisional trademark refusal/partial refusal.

  • You're Fired: Unfair Dismissal in Malaysia
       Provided by Donovan & Ho

    An oft-repeated business mantra is “be slow to hire and quick to fire”. Unfortunately, what many managers do not realise is that a “quick to fire” approach also carries significant risks, especially in Malaysia, which does not adopt the principle of “at-will” employment. Trigger happy employers may soon find themselves at the wrong end of a lawsuit if they don’t take the appropriate steps and precautions prior to making the decision to terminate an employee.

  • Changes in Official Fees for Industrial Property Related Matters in the Republic of Uzbekistan
       Provided by Legalmax Law firm

    On October 10, 2014 the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan amended certain rates of official fees related to the registration and the maintenance of Industrial property subject-matter

  • New Rules Simplify the Filing and Approval of Chinese Outbound Investment Projects
       Provided by UB & Co. Attorneys and Counselors

    On September 6, 2014, the Ministry of Commerce ("MOFCOM") issued the Outbound Investment Management Rules (the "Rules"), which took effect on October 6, 2014. The Rules have replaced old MOFCOM regulations regarding Chinese outbound investment projects. On April 8 2014, the National Development and Reform Commission ("NDRC") issued a regulation regarding measures for the administrative approval and filing of outbound investment projects (the "Measures").

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