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  • China Releases Notice Regulating Intellectual Property Rights from a Competition Law Perspective
       Provided by MMLC Group

    The State Administration for Industry and Commerce (“SAIC”) issued the finalized Provisions on Prohibiting the Abuse of Intellectual Property Rights to Preclude or Restrict Competition (“the Provisions”) on April 7, 2015, which has been almost a year since the draft thereof was released for public opinion. The Provisions will be effective as of August 1, 2015.

  • 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.

  • Amendments to Hong Kong Listing Rules relating to Risk Management and Internal Control
       Provided by Angela Wang & Co.

    On 19 December 2014, the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong published amendments to the Corporate Governance Code and Corporate Governance Report contained in Appendix 14 of the Main Board Listing Rules (“the Code”) to include specific provisions relating to risk management and internal controls into the Code.

  • Ten Frequently Asked Questions about Registering a Trademark in China
       Provided by Yingke Law Firm

    We register hundreds of trademarks every year and these are the most common questions we get.

  • Project Finance: Kazakhstan
       Provided by Grata Law Firm

    Project finance in the strict sense of the term (i.e. where the financing structure is based on the performance of the project itself) has not yet been developed or tested so far in Kazakhstan.

  • Right and Obligation of Property Brokerage Company in Indonesia
       Provided by Leks&Co

    Right and obligation of property brokerage company is stipulated under the Minister of Trade Regulation Number 33/M-DAG/PER/8/2008 on Property Brokerage Company (“Permendag No. 33/M-DAG/PER/ 8/2008“). Property brokerage company is the entity that operates as a sale and purchase broker, lease broker, research and assessment, marketing, as well as consultancy and information dissemination relating to a property based on employer’s or client’s instruction under a written agreement (“Company”).

  • 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.

  • Design Laws Improve in Singapore
       Provided by Mirandah Asia

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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