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New laws in New South Wales will change the requirements of selling or leasing a property with a pool or outdoor spa.
Hunt & Hunt
The court granted an extension of time where the cause of action arose 13 years prior to the commencement of proceedings.
Beijing East IP Law Firm
Article 27 applies, in adjudication of a patent dispute, a procedural remedy against obstruction of production of evidence in civil procedure.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The Ministry of Transportation issued the revised Provisions on the Administration of Business Licensing for General Aviation (Order of the Ministry of Transportation [2016] No. 31)("Order No. 31") on April 7, 2016.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
The Chinese competition regulator NDRC has issued a set of draft guidelines to specify the general conditions and procedures for exemption from the prohibitions on monopoly agreements.
How can trade secret misappropriation disputes be litigated in Chinese courts, despite the system's lack of US-style discovery tools?
Jones Day
Some pioneering industrial players have already made movements in this regard.
RSM Tax Advisory
With effect from 1 April 2016, the categories of foreign workers which can be exempt from work permit has been expanded.
RSM Tax Advisory
In line with the recommendations contained in the OECD BEPS report on Action 13, South Korea has adopted new documentation requirements of master file and local file for income years beginning on or after 1 January 2016.
RSM Tax Advisory
On 8 April 2016, the Manpower Minister of Singapore announced in the Parliament that new criterion will be introduced in approving work pass applications aiming at strengthening the competitiveness of the Singapore workforce.
RSM Tax Advisory
With the passage of the 2016 tax reform bills on 29 March 2016, the effective corporate tax rates for a company which is liable to size-based business taxes will be reduced.
RSM Tax Advisory
The Union Budget 2016 introduced a special 'royalty tax' which the tax rate on income earned from patents is 10% (vs. 30% after deducting expenses).
RSM Tax Advisory
In June 2016, a Tax Bill has been passed to attract multinational and mainland enterprises to establish Corporate Treasury Centres ("CTCs") in Hong Kong.
RSM Tax Advisory
•With all remaining sectors (real estate and construction, financial service, hospitality, food & beverage, healthcare, education, cultural & entertainment services, etc.) transitioning from Business Tax ("BT") to Value Added Tax ("VAT") nationwide with effect from 1 May 2016, VAT has now completely replaced BT in China.
RSM Tax Advisory
Australia in its 2016/17 Budget announced that the company tax rate for all companies will decrease from 30% to 25% over the next 10 years beginning with the year 2016-17.
Mayer Brown JSM
The Hong Kong High Court held that the employer was obliged to apply its disciplinary procedures to an employee even though the employee's performance had already been the subject of a performance improvement plan (PIP).
Mayer Brown JSM
Legal Professional Privilege (LPP) protects documents which contain legal advice from disclosure to the Hong Kong Competition Commission (the "Commission") in the event of an investigation.

Currently, FDI in private security agencies is permitted upto 49% with prior Government approval.

RBI's recent amendment permitting deferment of purchase consideration and relaxing escrow requirements in cross border share purchase transactions is a positive step...
Luthra & Luthra Law Offices
In the last seven years, India's fair trade regulator, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has handed down over seven hundred orders.
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The Principal Act provides for the mandatory annual payment of bonus to eligible employees of establishments which employ 20 or more persons.
Nishith Desai Associates
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs notified on June 5, 2015 that certain provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 shall not apply to private limited companies or shall apply with such exceptions or modifications as directed in the notification.
Khaitan & Co
The Government of India had received several representations from industry stakeholders for amending various provisions of Companies Act, 2013 to ensure ease of doing business in India.
Khaitan & Co
Historically, the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 (HSA), did not confer any rights on a daughter to the ancestral property of her father.
The latest amendment to the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 ("Principal Act") has come into effect through the Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Act, 2015 ("Amendment").
The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code passed by the Parliament is a welcome overhaul of the existing framework dealing with insolvency of corporates, individuals, partnerships and other entities.
Alpha Partners
This paper attempts to delineate various aspects of Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act. Section 138 is the principal section dealing with dishonor of cheques.
Vivier and Co
New Zealand's economy has gone from being one of the most regulated in the OECD to one of the least regulated.
S.C. Vasudeva & Co.
The Companies Act, 2013 has defined internal control in two places. One definition is given under Section 134(5) (e). Another definition is given in Section 134(10) by way of inclusion of Standard on Auditing.
Khaitan & Co
After a lot of opposition, deliberation and several amendments, the Rajya Sabha has, on 10 March 2016, approved the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2016...
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