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- Singapore Parallel Imports: Court Clarifies Scope of the Parallel Importation Defense (24/05/2017)
Provided by Mirandah Asia
Parallel imports are genuine goods that are put on the market by a trade mark proprietor in one country, and subsequently purchased and imported into another country for resale. Singapore permits parallel importation.
- 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.
- Three Dimensional Trademarks Registration and Protection in China
Provided by MMLC Group
Three Dimensional (3D) marks are accepted as badges of origin and registrable as trademarks, under TRIPS and other conventions. In China, 3D trademarks were first included in the scope of protection, with the amendment to the PRC Trademark Law in 2001, to be consistent with TRIPS. This article examines their registration and protection.
- The Ultimate Guide to Buying Property in Malaysia
Provided by Fareez Shah & Partners
Understand key fundamental issues before purchasing any property
- Receipt Clause - Conclusive Evidence of Payment or Not ?
Provided by Angela Wang & Co.
In most loan agreements and sale and purchase agreements for properties, it is common to include a clause which states that one party has received payment from the other party in the agreement. This clause is often known as the receipt clause ("Receipt Clause") and examples of the Receipt Clause are as follows:
- 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.
- Specific Business Tax in Thailand
Provided by Siam Legal International
Specific Business Tax (SBT), under the Revenue Code of Thailand, is one type of tax applicable to operators of real estate businesses.
- 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.
- Trademark Registration and Protection in Cambodia
Provided by ACLF
Cambodia become a party to the Madrid Protocol in 2015, which makes it possible to protect a mark in a large number of countries by obtaining an international registration that has effect in each of the designated contracting parties.
- Adoption in the Philippines for Non-Residents: The Hague on Inter-Country Adoption
Provided by De Borja Lamorena and Duano Law Offices
The Hague Convention on Inter-country Adoption is a treaty to which the Republic of the Philippines has already acceded.
- Debt Collection in China
Provided by Zhejiang Xinmu Law Firm
[The] collection of commercial debts in China can only be carried on by Chinese lawyers.
- Is the Legal Framework the Major Hindrance for the Development of Islamic Finance in Kazakhstan?
Provided by GRATA International
The question whether or not Islamic finance will have a future in Kazakhstan is not an easy one to answer. There is definitely strong support from the government of Kazakhstan for Islamic finance as an alternative source of funding for infrastructure, SMEs and such.
- Common Reporting Standard: Are We Finally Seeing the End of Tax Evasion in Participating Countries?
Provided by Harvey Law Group
The Common Reporting Standard (the "CRS") was developed in response to the request of the G20 to fight against tax evasion and call on jurisdictions and their financial institutions to automatically exchange information among them on an annual basis. CRS was finally approved by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Council on 15 July 2014 and came into force on January 1, 2017 among most of those jurisdictions which decided to implement it.