Law Firms, Lawyers in Asia
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Asia - Recent Legal Articles
- China Issues Implementing Regulations of the Law on the Protection of Consumer Rights and Interests
Provided by MMLC Group
On August 5, 2016, the State Administration of Industry & Commerce (“SAIC”), released a draft of the Regulations on the Implementation of the Law on the Protection of Consumer Rights and Interests (“the Regulations”) for public opinion solicitation. This article reviews the main issues raised.
- India Passes Constitutional Amendment to Pave Way for Goods and Services Tax
Provided by Rajkishore Associates
The two houses of the Indian Parliament recently passed an historic bill which aims to enact a common goods and services tax (GST) among the federal and the state governments of the Republic of India.
- 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?
- Drafting Dispute Resolution Clauses : Court Litigation or Arbitration
Provided by Angela Wang & Co.
Arbitration has become an increasingly popular choice for dispute resolution in Hong Kong especially for cross-border disputes involving Mainland China.
- 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.
- Myanmar Opening to the World
Provided by Harvey Law Group
In November 2015, Myanmar had held a successful national election, which was a significant milestone towards a transparent and stable government.
- 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.
- Tax Implications of Brexit
Provided by Masson de Morfontaine
Leave or Remain? We will know the answer today! One can imagine that if UK leave the EU, the country is very likely to have their own tax and TP legislation. Facing the possible leave vote, MNCs may eager to determine the potential tax implications such as the absence of the EU Parent-Subsidiary Directive and the imposition of WHT on dividends.
- Hearsay under Thai Law
Provided by Siam Legal International
Hearsay is an important rule in Thai criminal procedure as it is in that of other jurisdictions. Generally, it is the principle that the Court shall not consider any evidence that is a statement not made before the Court, if the purpose for offering that statement is to prove the truth of its assertion.
- Cancellation, Termination of a Trademark Registration in Vietnam
Provided by KenFox IP & Law Office
Many individuals and big companies in the world want to protect their trademarks Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.
- Role of a Trademark Agent and Trademark Attorney in India
Provided by Intepat
In the contemporary times, trademarks are becoming indispensable to the conduct of business. With an unprecedented increase in the number of people choosing to start their own business, trademarks have come to occupy an important place in the economy. This is because apart from giving a distinctive character to your business, trademarks also ensure that your goodwill and repute cannot be illegally harnessed by anyone else to their own advantage.