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Asia - Recent Legal Articles
- Singapore and China PPH Extension Keeps Up Accelerated and Dynamic Patent Procedure
Provided by Mirandah Asia
The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO) have extended their joint effort for fast and efficient patent protection through the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) program. The extension agreement was signed on September 17, 2017 and will be effective until August 31, 2019.
- Make Clear the Arbitration Establishment in Drawing Up an Arbitration Clause in China
Provided by Tianjin Bozhuan Law Firm
If there is two and above arbitration establishment in a place, parties must make it clear which one arbitration establishment are chosed for resolving their disputes
- Certain Changes to China Withholding Tax Obligations for Non-Residents
Provided by Masson de Morfontaine
Passive incomes such as dividends, interests, royalties, capital gains derived from China by a non-Chinese tax resident enterprise (“NRE”) are generally subject to China enterprise income tax in the form of withholding tax.
- China's NDRC Solicits Opinions for Enterprise Outbound Investment Regulations
Provided by MMLC Group
On November 3, 2017, the National Development and Reform Commission (“NDRC”) released a draft of the Administrative Measures of Enterprise Outbound Investment (“the Draft”) for public opinion.
- ASEAN and Hong Kong Sign Free Trade & Investment Agreements
Provided by Harvey Law Group
On November 12, Hong Kong signed free trade and investment agreements with the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in a clear vote against the rising regional and international trade protectionism.
- Bipartite Dispute Resolution for Labour Disputes in Indonesia
Provided by BP Lawyers
To anyone who works in the industry business, the term Bipartite Dispute Resolution for Labor Disputes in Indonesia may be more familiar to them. It is one of the three general steps taken to resolve any labour disputes in Indonesia.
- Divorce in the Philippines: A Legal History
Provided by De Borja Lamorena and Duano Law Offices
To date, the Philippines stands alone in the world as the only country that has yet to allow for absolute divorce. Malta, another staunchly Catholic state, has already adopted a resolution that may very well pave the way for a divorce law in that country. A look at Philippine legal history will show that this vacuum in Philippine family law has not always been the case.
- Hong Kong Court Clarifies the Meaning of “Insider Dealing” in SFC v. Yiu Hoi Ying Charles and Others
Provided by Angela Wang & Co.
On 29 January 2014, the SFC commenced proceedings in the Market Misconduct Tribunal (“MMT”) against the former chairman of Asia TeleMedia Limited (“ATML”) and three former executives for alleged insider dealing in the securities of ATML between February and June 2007.
- In Search of Equality and Fairness in Rights of Marriage and Divorce for Muslim Women in Bangladesh
Provided by Grays Chambers
Bangladesh is yet to adopt a Uniform Family Code on Marriage related laws. The legal system, which is based on common law applied during the colonial period of British India, is still largely in force, subject to a few reforms through piecemeal legislative interventions.
- Company Formation in Armenia: 6 Tips to Avoid Common Mistakes
Provided by Vardanyan & Partners
Company formation in Armenia can seem straightforward but inadequate preparation and poor choices of corporate form, name and local partners can have severe consequences. Below are 6 tips to help you avoid commonly made mistakes that can cost you time and money.
- Foreign Investors: How to Incorporate/Register a Limited Company in Bangladesh
Provided by Jural Acuity
Bangladesh is considered a key investment destination due to its geo location, cheap labour and competitive production costs. Incorporating a business in Bangladesh has been simplified over the years due to interventions by the Government. Foreign Investors (“Promoters”) intending to invest in Bangladesh has multiple options to incorporate their business in Bangladesh.
- International Trade Risk in China
Provided by Shandong Ya & Tai Law Firm
Supplier be careful of several means of fraud in China: Intenational trade fraud, risk control, about the agent or middleman, the risk of release of cargo with B/L, pick up the cargo without B/L, the risk of port custom, and bank transaction risk.
- Indian Citizenship: Surrendering and the Bizarre Right to Be Stateless
Provided by Thukral Global Immigrations
India’s nationality laws in light of the current international legal framework surrounding statelessness.
- Are Whatsapp Messages Admissible in a Malaysian Court?
Provided by Donovan & Ho Advocates and Solicitors
It is a misconception that Whatsapp messages are not admisisble in court due to their "informal" nature. On the contrary, Malaysian courts have on many occassions relied on Whatsapp messages as proof of facts in issue, or to bolster the credibility of a witness.
- Estate Planning and Wills in a Multi-jurisdiction Setting for Taiwanese Citizens
Provided by Brain Trust International Law Firm
Taiwanese citizen residing in Taiwan can make use of a Will made under Common Law to allow their executor to administer assets located in Australia or any other common law jurisdiction.