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May 16, 2018

Getting the Deal Through: Dominance 2018 – Taiwan

Getting the Deal Through: Dominance 2018 – Taiwan 《Accreditatio》 Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through – Dominance 2018 (Published: April 2018). For further information please visit www.gettingthedealthrough.com.
April 27, 2018

Since the selling price of the second-hand tour bus only covered the vehicle per se, the transfer of the karaoke machine containing illegally reproduced songs along with the tour bus still did not constitute an offense of unauthorized reproduction due to an intent of sale or lease under the Copyright Law. (Taiwan)

2017.12.27 Angela Wu The Intellectual Property Court rendered the 106-Xing-Zhi-Shang-Su-28 Criminal Decision of December 27, 2017 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that since the selling price of the second-hand tour bus only covered the vehicle per se, the transfer of the […]
April 27, 2018

The Rules for Public Safety Inspection Certification and Reporting for Buildings are amended so that hotels are required to conduct earthquake-resistant evaluation and inspection (Taiwan)

2018.2.21 Luke Hung The Ministry of the Interior promulgated the Rules for Public Safety Inspection Certification and Reporting for Buildings (hereinafter, the “Rules”) as amended via the Tai-Nei-Ying-1070802652 Directive of February 21, 2018.  The Rules consist of 16 articles and […]
April 27, 2018

Potential competitors refer to those who may enter the market for competition and may pose competitive pressure on existing players in the market (Taiwan)

2018.2.8 Sean Liu The Intellectual Property Court rendered the 106-Min-Gong-Shang-2 Civil Decision of February 8, 2018 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that potential competitors refer to those who may enter the market for competition and may pose competitive pressure on existing […]
April 27, 2018

The FSC eased relevant requirements by allowing the compliance supervisor of securities firms to serve concurrently as the supervisor of a unit dedicated to money laundering prevention (Taiwan)

2018.2.23 Sean Tsou The Financial Supervisory Commission (hereinafter, the “FSC”) issued the Jin-Guan-Zheng-Chuan-1070303484 Circular of February 23, 2018 (hereinafter, the “Circular”) to ease relevant requirements by lifting the restriction that the compliance supervisor of a securities firm shall not concurrently […]
April 27, 2018

The requirements for foreign currency investment by a bills finance company are relaxed by lifting the US$50 million restriction (Taiwan)

2018.2.13 Oli Wong The Financial Supervisory Commission lifted the US$50 million restriction on foreign currency investment by bills finance companies by promulgating Article 8 of the Regulations Governing Foreign Currency Bond Brokerage, Proprietary Trading, and Investment by Bills Finance Companies […]
April 27, 2018

The FSC amended the Regulations Governing Securities Finance Enterprises (Taiwan)

2018.2.12 Grace Chiang The Financial Supervisory Commission (hereinafter, the “FSC”) issued the Jin-Guan-Zheng-Tou-1070302972 Directive of February 12, 2018 to promulgate Articles 3, 56 and 57 of the Regulations Governing Securities Finance Enterprises (hereinafter, the “Regulations”) as amended.  These amendments are […]
April 27, 2018

The Ministry of Labor announced the Designated Industries under Article 36, Paragraph 4 of the Labor Standards Act (Taiwan)

2018.2.27 Debby Yu The Ministry of Labor promulgated the Designated Industries under Article 36, Paragraph 4 of the Labor Standards Act, which came into effect on March 1, 2018, via the Lao-Dong-Tiao-Three-Zi-1070130320 Circular of February 27, 2018. Article 36, Paragraph […]
 

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