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  • Marital Property for Foreign Spouses in Thailand
       Provided by Siam Legal International

    The Land Department of Thailand has special regulations that apply to the situation where a Thai national married to a foreigner wishes to purchase land.

  • China's New National Security Law
       Provided by MMLC Group

    Developments in China's national security regulation, and contrasts the position with that existing in Australia and the USA as of 29 July 2015.

  • How to Define the Legal Nature of Employment of Retired Staffs
       Provided by Mylink Law Office

    In the actual situation,many companies prefer to use these staffs reaching or over retirement age,but there is a controversy on the relationship between the company and this staff,it’s the labor relationship or the labor service relationship.In this article,we will give our views and suggestion.

  • The Latest Development and Tax Issues of Islamic Bond Market in Hong Kong
       Provided by Masson de Morfontaine

    Islamic finance is one of the fastest growing sectors in the international financial market. Given the strategic importance and influence of the Middle East investors, Islamic finance is increasingly in demand by investors wanting investment and financing products compliant with Islamic law (known as “Shariah”).

  • Legality of Nuptial Agreements in Hong Kong
       Provided by Angela Wang & Co.

    Nuptial agreements are agreements made before (ie. pre-nuptial agreements) or during marriage (ie. post-nuptial or separation agreements) which often include provisions for division of assets and spousal support in the event of divorce.

  • New Copyright Law in Indonesia
       Provided by Leks&Co

    Law Number 28 of 2014 on Copyright (“New Copyright Law”) was issued on 16 October 2014, which revokes the Law Number 19 of 2002 on Copyright (“Old Copyright Law”). The New Copyright Law became effective since 16 October 2014. The New Copyright Law stipulates several terms which are more complex compared to the Old Copyright Law.

  • Malaysian Patent Revoked Due to Lack of Novelty
       Provided by Mirandah Asia

    In Suit No. 22NCVC-489-04-2012 between Fukuyama Automation Sdn Bhd (the plaintiff) and Xin Xin Engineering and Trading and Wong Thiam Fook (collectively referred to as the defendants), the High Court of Malaya invalidated the plaintiff’s Malaysian Patent No. MY-124182-A due to lack of novelty in view of the prior disclosure of the Japanese Patent No. 2812353 (JP2812353). Subsequently, the High Court dismissed the infringement case filed by the Plaintiff.

  • Updates on Indian Companies Act
       Provided by Global Jurix

    There was a time when talks were going around that starting up a private company and its maintenance will become a tedious task with numerous compliances and strict procedures, will cause it to take a back seat. The exemptions provided to private limited company under the Indian Companies Act, 2013, come as a stroke of blissful breeze.

  • Under What Conditions Would the Court Change Child Custody in China?
       Provided by Yingke Law Firm

    Once the right of child custody is granted to one party by court of law, it is difficult to change. If the other party wants to bring up child himself or herself, he or she has to prove stipulated situations exist.

  • Employment and Labour Law: Kazakhstan
       Provided by Grata Law Firm

    Labour relationships in Kazakhstan are governed not only by the provisions of the Labour Code of Kazakhstan, but also by special legislative acts (on civil service, on internal affairs authorities, etc.).

  • Fair Use or more Fair Dealing: China’s Copyright Law in Transition
       Provided by Yingke Law Firm

    The third draft of proposed amendments to the Chinese Copyright Law was released on March 31, 2012. As expected with any piece of legislation with economic import, this draft was the result of much political pushing and pulling. In the end, no one was happy. But as we live in a time of profound technological and cultural change, it’s reasonable to be unhappy some of the time with what the Copyright Law does and does not allow.

  • Company Incorporation in Myanmar - 100% Foreign Ownership
       Provided by Thai International Law Firm Co., Ltd.

    The Republic Union of Myanmar laws and regulations are different in many aspects.

  • Investment Risks in Kazakhstan
       Provided by Pari Passu Advisory

    Investors from different countries are continuing to establish their offices in Kazakhstan and many companies are willing to do business here. The rate of success stories for investors in Kazakhstan is good enough. However, there is always something new and unexpected when a foreign investor starts its business in an unknown country.

  • New Rule in China on Administration over Cosmetics is Coming Soon
       Provided by Wiselink Law Firm Shanghai

    The draft of Supervision & Administration Rule over Cosmetics by China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) contains many changes comparing with the old version. Internet sales becomes to be one of the eye-catching changes.

  • Frequently Asked Questions about Unfair Dismissal in Malaysia
       Provided by Donovan & Ho

    While many people may be familiar with the term "unfair dismissal" or "wrongful termination", the concept of unfair dismissal in Malaysia not as straightforward as it appears. This article hopes to address some of the more frequently asked questions about the law and procedure relating to unfair dismissal claims in Malaysia.

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