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July 31, 2019

Import of drugs made in mainland China to Taiwan shall be regarded as an import under Article 40 of the Statute for Relations Between the People of the Taiwan Area and the Mainland Area, and drugs imported without authorization should be deemed prohibited drugs under Article 22, Paragraph 1, Subparagraph 2 of the Pharmaceutical Affairs Law (Taiwan)

2019.4.11 Nora Shih The Supreme Court rendered the 108-Tai-Shang-788 Criminal Decision of April 11, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that import of drugs made in mainland China to Taiwan shall be regarded as an import under Article 40 of the […]
July 31, 2019

The Labor Standards Law is amended to safeguard the rights and interests of dispatched workers (Taiwan)

2019.5.15 Tiffany Hsiao The President promulgated the amendments to Articles 2 and 9 of the Labor Standards Law (hereinafter, the “Law”) and the addition of Article 22-1 via the President Hua-Zhong-One-Yi-10800049091 Decree of May 15, 2019 to safeguard the rights […]
July 31, 2019

When the presiding judge has presented evidence in the court files by category to the parties so that the parties and their defenders may state their opinions, if the defendant’s and the defender’s right of defense are not affected, this is still a legally appropriate exercise of the presiding judge’s authority to guide litigation and cannot be accused of illegality for being viewed generally as packaged evidence presentation (Taiwan)

2019.1.23 Oli Wong The Supreme Court rendered the 107-Tai-Shang-Zi-3557 Criminal Decision of January 23, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that when the presiding judge has presented evidence in the court files by category to the parties so that the parties […]
July 31, 2019

If a lessor indicates upon execution of the leasing agreement that there will be no renewal of the lease or a separate agreement shall be executed to renew the lease, still this is an expression of the lessor’s intent not to renew the lease and should be effective in preventing the renewal of the lease (Taiwan)

2019.4.3 Frank Sun The Supreme Court rendered the 107-Tai-Shang-2127 Civil Decision of April 3, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that if a lessor indicates upon execution of the leasing agreement that there will be no renewal of the lease or […]
July 31, 2019

When a trademark owner uses a registered trademark by changing its device, the registered trademark should be deemed used only if this is sufficient to cause the consumers to perceive that such changed trademark is the same as the original registered trademark according to general social constructs (Taiwan)

2019.1.17 Hsiao-Han Su The Supreme Administrative Court rendered the 108-Pan-29 Decision of January 17, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that when a trademark owner uses a registered trademark by changing its device, the registered trademark should be deemed used only […]
July 31, 2019

Administrative Measures for the Delivery Services of Smart Package Lockers (Mainland China)

2019.6.12 Karl Zhang On June 12, 2019, the Ministry of Transport adopted the Administrative Measures for the Delivery Services of Smart Package Lockers (the “Measures”), which will go into effect on October 1, 2019.  Consisting of 35 articles, the Measures […]
July 31, 2019

Boundaries among Benevolent Acts between Friends and Relatives, Pre-employment Trials and Illegal Harboring of Foreign Nationals for Work (Taiwan)

2019.7.21 Teresa Huang According to statistics released by the Workforce Development Agency of the Ministry of Labor on the status of foreign professionals and industry and social welfare foreign workers lawfully receiving employment permission for their work in Taiwan, there […]
July 31, 2019

Provisions of the Supreme People’s Court on Trials Involving Compensation for Damage to the Ecological Environment (Trial Implementation) (Mainland China)

2019.6.5 Di Wu Recently, the Supreme People’s Court promulgated the Provisions on Trials Involving Compensation for Damage to the Ecological Environment (Trial Implementation) (the “Provisions”).  The Provisions primarily refine the categorization of the entities and jurisdiction of cases involving compensation […]
 

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