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Asia - Recent Legal Articles
- 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).
- Collecting a Second Passport
Provided by Harvey Law Group
More high-net-worth individuals acquire second passports; collectors take note.
- The Enforcement Rules of the Labor Standards Act in Taiwan
Provided by Brain Trust International Law Firm
The Ministry of Labor in Taiwan announced the Enforcement Rules of the Labor Standards Act (“Enforcement Rules”) on 16 June 2017.
- China Solicits Opinions Concerning Exportation of Personal Information and Important Data
Provided by MMLC Group
As China's new Cyber Law kicks off, multinationals are turning their attention to compliance issues, including data transfer issues. This article looks at the current state of the law in this area.
- Thailand Patent Registry Set to Enforce Modified Examination Regime for Greater Efficiency (12/06/2017)
Provided by Mirandah Asia
Throughout 2017 so far, the government in Thailand has been signalling its intention to revamp the country’s patent system to provide a more efficient standard of service to applicants and inventors.
- 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.
- The Ultimate Guide to Buying Property in Malaysia
Provided by Fareez Shah & Partners
Understand key fundamental issues before purchasing any property
- Peculiarities of Using Elements "BIO", "ECO" and "ORGANIC" While Trademark Registration in Kazakhstan
Provided by Legalmax Law firm
Important information for brand owners about amendments to a law-enforcement practice of the RK Law No. 423-V "On Manufacture of Organic Products"
- Notes from Practice: Pledge Termination in Kazakhstan
Provided by Signum Law Firm
When handling client consultation on Kazakhstan law matters, we frequently face situations where, in approaching public bodies for registration purposes (be it the registration of companies/branch or representative offices, or the registration of encumbrances on movable/immovable property), we have to offer the client an ad hoc solution to legal issues.
- 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.