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Asia - Recent Legal Articles
- Sleeping on the Job in Malaysia - Is it Misconduct?
Provided by Donovan & Ho Advocates and Solicitors
Can you terminate an employee for sleeping on the job?
- Non-payment of a Fine Can Lead to the Prohibition of the Entrance to Armenia
Provided by iLex Law Firm Armenia
If a foreigner commits an offense by a vehicle not registered in the area of RA. Have you committed an offense by a vehicle not registered in RA?, do you think a video camera fixed it, but don't you receive the administrative act of offense?
- China Simplifies Administrative Procedures for Foreign Invested Enterprises
Provided by MMLC Group
On September 3, 2016, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released a draft of the Interim Measures for the Administration of the Recordation of Establishment and Changing of Foreign Invested Enterprises (the Interim Measures) for public opinion solicitation. This article looks at this draft and discussions its implications.
- Thailand Trademark Act Amendments
Provided by Mirandah Asia
Thailand is gearing up to become a member of the Madrid Protocol concerning the International Registration of Trademarks (the “Madrid Protocol”). It began by amending the current Trademark Act B.E. 2534 (the “Act”) and introduced amendments to procedures, extended its protective scope and revised the deadlines and fees. It also introduced a new international trademark filing system, preparing Thailand for its accession to the Madrid Protocol.
- 8 Steps to a Successful Annulment in the Philippines
Provided by De Borja Lamorena and Duano Law Offices
An annulment is a complicated process. The authors of this article attempt to simplify a Philippine annulment for laymen to help them navigate their way towards understanding the legal procedure involved. This article should not be taken as legal advice and is meant only for research and information.
- Thailand Board of Investment– International Headquarters and International Trading Centres
Provided by Harvey Law Group
Thailand’s reputation is that of a business-friendly country and together with foreign investment has made it a leading centre of trade in Southeast Asia. Thailand has emerged as an internationally recognized destination for service and industry sectors with tax incentives, well-developed infrastructure, cost-effective workforce as well as ideal geographic location.
- From Business Tax to Value Added Tax – Further Tax Reform in China
Provided by Angela Wang & Co.
On 24 March 2016, the PRC Ministry of Finance (“MOF”) and the State Administration of Taxation (“SAT”) jointly released the Notice on the Comprehensive Roll-out of the Business Tax (“BT”) to Value Added Tax (“VAT”) Transformation Pilot Programme (Circular Caishui  Number 36) ("Circular").
- India to Enact a New Law on Surrogacy - Foreigners Barred from Seeking Services of an Indian Mother
Provided by Rajkishore Associates
For the past two decades, India has been the place for foreigners who seek to have a child through surrogacy, the states of Gujarat and Kerala being in the forefront with well-established clinics, doctors and middlemen, all working in tandem to ensure a foreign couple or even a single parent be blessed with a child and who were ready to loosen their purse by approximately USD 30,000.
- Kazakhstan: Overcoming Provisional Refusals of International Trademark Registration
Provided by Legalmax Law firm
With the accession to the Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks by the Republic of Kazakhstan, foreign applicants and mark owners have been enjoying the benefits of the system, such as submitting a single international application in respect of several countries, including Kazakhstan.
- Perceiving the Significance of Maritime Labour Convention 2006 for Indonesia
Provided by AM Oktarina Counselors at Law
Maritime Labour Convention 2006 is a global milestone for the maritime industry. However Indonesia has not yet ratified this particular convention. Under this article we will see how the MLC 2006 contemplated a higher standards and more strict requirements for shipowners in comparison with the Indonesian Law No. 7 Year 2000 concerning Seafarers.
- Setting Up a Foreign Company's Branch Office or Corporate Presence in Pakistan
Provided by Josh and Mak International
Is your foreign company trying to set up a business arrangement in Pakistan?
- Loophole from Unlawful Shareholders' Resolution in Thailand
Provided by Pisut and Partners Co., Ltd.
Having gained experience in providing legal advice to private companies and joint-ventures involving a Thai-based partner, it has become apparent that disputes in business operations tend to arise from the appointment of key management who are not favored by the other business partner.
- Criminal Appeals in Bangladesh: Bail & Suspension of Sentence
Provided by Counsels Law Partners CLP
As a trial advocate, one of the more common questions that I get asked is regarding bail when a convicted person decides to appeal. What happens during that appeal stage with regards to Bail and suspension of sentence is what this article is concerned about.
- Fight Online Libel in the Philippines
Provided by Respicio & Co. Law Firm
Internet postings are subject to Philippine jurisdiction. Under Section 21 of the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 (Republic Act No. 10175), jurisdiction shall lie if any of the elements of the libel was committed within the Philippines. One of the elements of libel is publication of the charge. If the posts are published and accessible in the country, Philippines has jurisdiction.
- Mandatory Mediation to Help Foreign Investment in Bangladesh
Provided by Mahbub & Company
In 2012, the Bangladeshi Parliament, feeling the need to enforce mandatory mediation in all civil cases, made an amendment to its Civil Procedure Code making mediation mandatory before all civil claims go to trial. While the law has been passed, it is not yet in force, as it is awaiting a trained pool of mediators to run court-referred mediations.