Financial advisers can give scaled advice under FOFA reforms but they will need to carefully meet four key requirements.
The proposed reform of the existing planning regime aims to change the culture and approach to environmental assessment.
Google's change of keyword policy means trademark owners must monitor uses of their marks in Google AdWords campaigns.
Carriers' powers to access multi-storey office buildings to install telecommunications facilities have been clarified.
The newsletter includes links to recent media releases and reports in relation to immigration and visas in Australia.
The China Insurance Regulatory Commission recently promulgated "the Administrative Measures on Classification of Business Scope of Insurance Companies", which came into force on 2 May 2013.
The new policy will impact the tax cost of Home Entities and the structuring of international assignment arrangements.
Announced on the State Administration of Industry and Commerce website on 3 May 2013, the Guideline on the Handling of Evidence for Anti-monopoly Cases issued by Liaoning Administration of Industry and Commerce represents the next phase of Anti-Monopoly Law enforcement activity by the SAIC.
An analysis and illustration of the new laws.
In 2012 Hong Kong introduced the Personal Data Ordinance to, amongst other things, strengthen restrictions on the use of personal data for direct marketing purposes.
The Arbitration Bill 2013 was gazetted by the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on March 28, 2013.
The Court of Final Appeal has confirmed the Securities and Futures Commission can obtain wide-ranging relief under section 213 of the Securities & Futures Ordinance.
In The Joint and Several Liquidators of QQ Club Limited v. Golden Year Limited, the Court of First Instance held that a liquidator's costs in pursuing an avoidance claim are "fees and expenses properly incurred in preserving, realizing or getting in the assets", and are payable out of the company's assets in priority to all other payments prescribed in rule 179 of the Companies (Winding-up) Rules.
The Indian government has, in the recent past, introduced a mandatory requirement of furnishing Tax Residency Certificate, for non-residents seeking tax treaty benefits.
On 1 April 2013, The Supreme Court in India dismissed Novartis AG's appeal for patent protection for its cancer drug Glivec.
The government, on May 16, 2013, notified new norms that will bring down prices of essential medicines, increase the number of drugs under price control, and alter the way the government regulates prices in the 72,000 crore domestic market.
India’s journey with Geographical Indications (GI) started 10 years back in 2003, when the GI Act and Rules came into force.
On 25 February 2013 Kazakhstan adopted the new Rules on Entitlement of Airline Companies to Performance of Regular Internal Commercial Air Transportations (the "Rules").
In this article, the author aims to briefly analyze the main strategies available for mitigating some of the legal risks faced when doing business in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The new law 'On Amendments to Some Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Competition has recently been adopted.