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- New China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission Arbitration Rules Issued
Provided by MMLC Group
This article looks at the new CIETAC rules that have been issued in part, to deal with the restructuring of its Shanghai commission.
- Singapore Plant Varieties Protection Act Expands Reach
Provided by Patrick Mirandah Co.
Singapore has recently expanded the scope of its Plant Varieties Protection Act ("Act") to extend the scope of plant varieties protection to all plant genera and species. The primary aim of this amendment is to encourage investments on research and development of new plant varieties, which have economic potential.
- Thai Civil and Commercial Code: Corporate Directors’ Standard of Care
Provided by Siam Legal International
A director of a limited company in Thailand must be liable to the shareholders and the company itself when he or she conducts the business of the company.
- 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.
- Hong Kong’s Draft Competition Law Guidelines
Provided by Angela Wang & Co.
As part of the implementation of the Competition Ordinance (Cap 619), the Hong Kong Competition Commission (“Commission”) is required to issue guidelines on how it expects to interpret and enforce the Ordinance (Section 35). For that reason, the Commission together with the Communications Authority on 9 October 2014 jointly published 6 draft guidelines (“Guidelines”) for public consultation.
- 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").