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January 31, 2019

If a contract under which services are provided meets the criteria for subordination, it is still a labor contract under the Labor Standards Act even though it has characteristics of contractual or commissioned work (Taiwan)

2018.10.24 Teresa Huang The Taiwan High Court rendered the 107-Lao-Shang-Yi-85 Civil Decision of October 24, 2018 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that if a contract under which services are provided meets the criteria for subordination, it is still a labor contract […]
January 31, 2019

The industrial or commercial secrets under the Criminal Code require a certain degree of confidentiality, and the owners of confidential information are required to take certain confidentiality measures so that others cannot easily learn about the contents of such information (Taiwan)

2018.8.30 Ankwei Chen The Intellectual Property Court rendered the 106-Xing-Zhi-Shang-Su-42 Criminal Decision on August 30, 2018 (the “Decision”) in which it held that industrial or commercial secrets under the Criminal Code require a certain degree of confidentiality, and the owners […]
January 31, 2019

The Money Laundering Control Law was amended by including cryptocurrencies in its regulation (Taiwan)

2018.10.2 Grace Chiang Articles 5, 6, 9~11, 16, 17, 22 and 23 of the Money Laundering Control Act (hereinafter, the “Law”) were amended and implemented on November 7, 2018. The amendments are highlighted below: 1. Incorporation of cryptocurrencies into anti-money […]
January 31, 2019

Provisions of the Supreme People’s Court on Issues Concerning the Application of Law in the Preservation of Conduct in Intellectual Property Disputes (Mainland China)

2018.12.12 Karl Zhang The Supreme People’s Court recently imposed certain requirements for preservation issues in intellectual property disputes by promulgating the Provisions of the Supreme People’s Court on Issues Concerning the Application of Law in Preservation of Conduct in Intellectual […]
January 31, 2019

Practical remedies when application to the original disposition agency for reopening the procedure in accordance with Article 128 of the Administrative Procedure Law is rejected (Taiwan)

2019.3.15 Angela Wu The so-called “application to reopen a procedure” refers to a procedure in which the respondent or interested party of an administrative disposition may apply to the original disposition agency for cancellation, revocation or amendment if the administrative […]
January 31, 2019

The MOEA amended the Regulations Governing the Certification of Share Certificates Issued by Companies Limited by Shares (Taiwan)

2018.11.8 Elva Chuang To accommodate the relevant provisions of the Company Law amended on August 1, 2018 (hereinafter, the “New Company Law”), the Ministry of Economic Affairs (hereinafter, the “MOEA”) promulgated the amendments to Articles 2 through 6 of the […]
January 31, 2019

Interpretation on the basis for determining the purposes of a building and handling principles based on tax details with respect to a housing unit leased using a rental subsidy (Taiwan)

2018.11.19 Luke Hung The Construction and Planning Agency issued the Ying-Shu-Zhai-1070087653 Circular of November 19, 2018 to interpret and clarify the basis for determining the purposes of a building and handling principles based on tax details with respect to a […]
January 31, 2019

The FSC amended the Regulations Governing the Acquisition and Disposal of Assets by Public Companies (Taiwam)

2018.11.26 Sean Tsou The Financial Supervisory Commission (hereinafter, the “FSC”) promulgated the Regulations Governing the Acquisition and Disposal of Assets by Public Companies (hereinafter, the “Regulations”) via the Jin-Guan-Zheng-Fa-1070341072 Directive of November 26, 2018. Consisting of 36 articles in total, […]
 

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