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- Why Small Businesses Should Consider China Trademark Registration
Provided by John Oneil International
The recent troubles facing Tesla’s expansion into China, particularly the trademark of its name and it’s Chinese version TeSiLa should be paid close attention to especially by small businesses.
- Significant Changes to Several Requirements on Registration of Foreign Invested Enterprises in China
Provided by UB & Co. Attorneys and Counselors
On June 17, 2014, the Ministry of Commerce of China issued a notice regarding the improvement of review & approval and statistical rules of foreign investment in China (the “Notice”) and the Notice shall take effect as of its promulgation date. The Notice revised several important issues regarding the review and approval of registration of foreign-invested enterprises (the “FIE”) in China.
- After an Arrest in China, What Are the Rules for Pressing Charges?
Provided by Lehman, Lee & Xu
There is no “Preliminary Hearing” in China criminal procedure. The Initial investigation is carried out by the prosecutor (Called The People’s Procuratorate in China), who will then decide if the case is deserving of criminal charges.
- Protection of Domain Name As A Trademark
Provided by Global Jurix
There is an ever-growing need for obtaining well-rounded protection to the internet domain names, like the protection enjoyed by the trademarks and service marks. Today, the internet domain names have also become business identifier and promoter, as the internet has emerged out as a globally popular platform for accelerated flow of all sorts of business information related with all economic sectors. Efforts of ICANN and WIPO in this direction have also been described.
- Profit Utilization of Limited Liability Company in Indonesia
Provided by Leks&Co
Profit utilization of limited liability company is regulated under Article 70-73 Law Number 40 of 2007 on Limited Liability Company (“Company Law”).
- China Taxation - New VAT Rate For Biological Products
Provided by MMLC Group
This article looks at the reasons behind the newly announced reduction in VAT for biological products by the Chinese government.
- Easier Rules for PRC Cross-Border Securities and Guarantees
Provided by Angela Wang & Co.
On 12 May 2014, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (“SAFE”) issued the Rules on Foreign Exchange Administration for Cross-Border Security (“Rules”) which became effective on 1 June 2014. The Rules relax government control of capital and simplify cross-border guarantee of loans and investment requirements in and out of the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”).
- Can You be Held Responsible for Texting a Driver Who Causes an Accident?
Provided by Brijnandan Singh Bhar & Co
Texting people is extremely common. Now, one might just be liable, if you do so to someone who is driving, and causes an accident. An Appellate Court decision which has thrown principles in disarray.
- Regulations of Azerbaijan's Oil and Gas Market
Provided by Remells Law Firm
General information on Azerbaijani laws and regulations, including production sharing agreements, that apply to development of Azerbaijan's oil and gas reserves.
- Education Sector In India - Legal Perspective & Analysis
Provided by Vaish Associates Advocates
Right to education has now become a fundamental right under Article 21A of the Constitution of India, although, the United Nations (UN) Conventions and Principles recognized this right many years ago. Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), which was adopted in 1948 also recognizes the Right to Education under its own Article 26.
- Kazakhstan: Comparative Analysis in Forming and Running a Business
Provided by Legalmax Law firm
Now the Republic of Kazakhstan, as one of the leading economies of CIS represents jurisdiction open for investment activities, introducing the foreign investors with mounting economic opportunities, supported with favorable investment climate, advanced in development of legislation and business oriented tax and customs policy.
- Philippines: Non-filing of Declaration of Actual Use is Tantamount to Abandonment of Interest
Provided by Patrick Mirandah Co.
In a recent decision, the Supreme Court of the Philippines held that a registrant’s failure to file a Declaration of Actual Use (DAU) within the requisite period constituted abandonment or withdrawal of its vested rights in the trademark. Birkenstock Orthopaedie GmbH & Co. KG v. Philippine Shoe Expo Marketing Corp., G.R. No. 194307 (Sup. Ct. Nov. 20, 2013).
- What are Your Rights if You are Arrested by Police in China?
Provided by Yingke Law Firm
Do you know what are your rights if you are related into some crime or illegal things in China? You may know what you can do in USA, but here in China things are totally different.
- The Difference Between Talaq and Khulla
Provided by Irfan Mir Halepota & Associates
Talaq is the Islamic term for divorce. A talaq is used to end a contract of marriage the nikah, under the terms of Islamic sharia. It should be noted that Talaq is a right given by a Husband and Wife can only exercise the right of Talaq if the same is granted to her in her Nikkahnama (Marriage Contract). If the Husband gives Talaq he must also tender Haq Meher to his Wife, whereas if the Wife exercises her right of Talaq then she must relinquish her right to Haq Meher.
- Enforcement of Foreign Awards in India
Provided by Rautray & Co.
Prior to the enactment of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (“Act”) the enforcement of foreign awards were governed by the Arbitration (Protocol and Convention) Act, 1937 and the Foreign Awards (Recognition and Enforcement) Act, 1961 (“1961 Act”). The law on annulment of domestic awards was governed by the Indian Arbitration Act, 1940 (“1940 Act”). The 1961 Act was enacted by the Indian Legislature to implement the New York Convention.