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- Recent Updates to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Listing Rules
Provided by Angela Wang & Co.
Recent updates to the Hong Kong stock exchange listing rules.
- Dispute Resolution Recent Trends: Closer Look at Participatory Procedure in Kazakhstan
Provided by Signum Law Firm
On 1 January 2016, Kazakhstan introduced an innovation – the participatory procedure for dispute settlement. In this review, we take a closer look at this procedure and its features.
- Hong Kong has Signed Double Tax Agreement with Russia
Provided by Masson de Morfontaine
Hong Kong and Russia have entered into a Comprehensive Double Tax Agreement (“CDTA”) on Jan 18, 2016. This is the 34th CDTA that Hong Kong has signed with its trading partners. The CDTA sets out clearly the allocation of taxing rights between the two jurisdictions and thus will help investors better assess their potential tax liabilities from cross-border economic activities.
- Current Patent Structure in India: A Boon or Bane for the Pharmaceutical Sector
Provided by Agnihotri & Jha Associates
A detailed analysis on cases that outlines the importance of compulsory license in India and clear the myths surrounding it.
- Understanding Patent Abandonment Rules in Indonesia
Provided by Mirandah Asia
When a patent owner desires to abandon a patent, usually they simply do so by non-action, i.e. by stopping payment of the annuity fees. However, the same may not be true in Indonesia, and this has now become one of the most debated subjects among IP practitioners in this territory.
- Basics of the Right of Superficies in Thailand
Provided by Siam Legal International
The right of superficies is found in Sections 1410 to 1416 of the Civil and Commercial Code. It is a right in land granted by the owner to the holder of the right, called the superficiary, in order to own structures built upon or under the land.
- Well-Known Trademarks in India
Provided by Law Desk India
Indian trademark law adopts a cogent approach in dealing with the identification, granting and executing well known Trademark. The Indian Trademark takes a comprehensive approach in its efforts to segregate marks into well known Trademarks and normal Trademarks. The backdrop of the proposed amendments to the Trademark law of India which would be discussed in detail in the remainder of this discussion.
- Kazakhstan has Adopted a New Law ‘On Public-Private Partnership’
Provided by Grata Law Firm
In the Address, dated 29 January 2010, ‘New Decade - New Economic Growth - New Opportunities for Kazakhstan’, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – N.A. Nazarbayev, said, in particular: “A huge potential to attract private investments belongs to the public-private partnership mechanism. We have launched this mechanism in Kazakhstan, but it requires improvements in accordance with the best international practice.”
- Patent Linkage System and Its Relevance for Generic Drugs Registration in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan
Provided by Legalmax Law firm
Issues related to the protection of the rights of brand-name drug patent holders in connection with generic drugs registration by other manufacturers.
- When Dogs Attack in Thailand: Torts, Crimes, and Property
Provided by Virasin & Partners
When someone takes possession of an animal, that person can become legally liable for torts caused by the animal. And while most pet owners treat their cats or dogs like their children, in the eyes of the law, they are only property.
- Model Rules for Post Employment Non-Compete Clause in Taiwan
Provided by Brain Trust International Law Firm
Taiwanese Ministry of Labor published model rules for Labor Relationship on October 5th, 2015. When an employer would like to protect the business interests and an employee would like to know his/her rights after an employment contract is terminated, this article explains the new model rules which both the employers and the employees should pay attention to.
- Bang Bang Here Comes the New Robust Bankruptcy Bill in India….Borrowers Beware
Provided by Kaushal Shah & Associates
Bankruptcy is a legal proceeding in which you put your money in your pants pocket and give your coat to your creditors.
- Which Vietnamese Bodies Protect Intellectual Property Rights in Vietnam?
Provided by KenFox IP & Law Office
In accordance with prevailing legal regulations at Article 200, IP Law of Vietnam governing authority for dealing with acts of infringement of Intellectual Property rights, the following bodies shall, within the scope of their respective duties and powers, have authority to deal with acts of infringement of Intellectual Property rights: courts, inspectorates, market management offices, customs offices, police offices and people's committees at all levels.
- How Overseas Buyers Claim for Quality Responsibility against China Sellers?
Provided by Yingke Law Firm
For overseas buyers it is very important to inspect goods after delivery. The inspection should prompt and contribute to official report. With related knowledge on China law, buyers may put inpsection period, defect types, and form of valid report into contract clauses. This may greatly alleviate buyers burden of proof.
- Domestic Adoption in the Philippines; Requsites
Provided by LMG Law Office
This is a preview as to the basic requirements for the filing of an application for adoption under the Philippine Domestic Adoption Act of 1998.