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December 31, 2017

Formulation of the Notice for Online Insurance Application Business of Insurance Agent Companies and Insurance Broker Companies(Taiwan)

2017.11.3 Sean Tsou The Financial Supervisory Commission promulgated the Notice for Online Insurance Application Business of Insurance Agent Companies and Insurance Broker Companies (hereinafter, the “Notice”) via the Jin-Guan-Bao-Zong-10602563921 Directive of November 3, 2017. Consisting of 13 points, the Notice […]
December 31, 2017

If a tourist venue does not have any specifically risky object and the usage manners of facilities in a scenic spot are known to tourists according to common sense, it would be difficult to conclude that the tourist protection obligation is not fulfilled or the services as provided do not meet reasonable safety expectation even if the tourist operator does not provide any special warning or instructions concerning the usage manners of the facilities(Taiwan)

2017.9.27 Oli Wong The Kaohsiung Branch of the Taiwan High Court rendered the 106-Bao-Xian-Shang-Zi-3 Civil Decision of September 27, 2017 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that if the usage manners of facilities in a scenic spot are known to tourists according […]
December 31, 2017

In case a taxpayer has supplemented the filing of a tax return along with the payment of the supplemental tax before a penalty is imposed, the tax agency shall specifically indicate that the supplemented filing of a tax return and the payment of the supplemental tax have been taken into account in the penalty reasons; otherwise, the tax agency would be unlawful for discretionary indolence(Taiwan)

2017.9.14 Yi-Shan Cheng The Supreme Administrative Court rendered the 106-Pan-492 Decision of September 14, 2017 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that in case a taxpayer has supplemented the filing of a tax return along with the payment of the supplemental tax […]
December 31, 2017

A same-sex marriage registration lawsuit was rejected by the administrative court on the ground that a two-year period for legal amendment had not expired(Taiwan)

2017.10.12 Emily Chueh The Taipei High Administrative Court rendered the 104-Su-83 Decision of October 12, 2017 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that a same-sex marriage registration lawsuit cannot be filed until the two-year period for legal amendment expires.   According to […]
December 31, 2017

When entering into a contract with a third party, the chairman of a company limited by shares is only required to indicate that he represents the company, and this is not necessitated by the affixation of the company’s seal(Taiwan)

2017.9.13 Jenny Chen The Taichung branch of the Taiwan High Court rendered the 106-Shang-300 Civil Decision of September 13, 2017 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that when entering into a contract with a third party, the chairman of a company limited […]
December 31, 2017

If a party cites a fact-finding reason in a criminal decision, the civil court shall indicate in its decision the reasons of its inner conviction as a result of its investigation of the facts determined in such criminal decision; otherwise, the court would be unlawful for insufficiency of grounds in its decision(Taiwan)

2017.12.5 Jonathan Chao The Supreme Court rendered the 106-Tai-Shang-465 Civil Decision of October 5, 2017 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that if a party cites a fact-finding reason in a criminal decision, the civil court shall investigate and indicate in its […]
December 31, 2017

Clarification of the Ministry of the Interior on the scope and restrictions of the setback of a building on a building lot(Taiwan)

2017.10.13 Luke Hung The Ministry of the Interior issued the Nei-Shou-Ying-Geng-1060814077 Circular of October 13, 2017 (hereinafter, the “Circular”) to clarify the scope and restrictions on the setback of a building on a building lot.   According to the Circular, […]
December 31, 2017

If the court orders the sale of a jointly owned land which the joint owners have sought to divide to the extent that the buildings in the land have to be demolished, such division method would not be appropriate(Taiwan)

2017.10.5 Frank Sun The Supreme Court rendered the 106-Tai-Shang-1834 Civil Decision of October 5, 2017 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that if the court orders the sale of a jointly owned land which the joint owners have sought to divide to […]
 

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