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2020 年 2 月 25 日

Whether the New Coronavirus Outbreaks Can Serve as the Ground for Adjusting Contract Performance Obligations (Mainland China)

Teresa Huang and Jolene Chen[1] Facing the current grave challenges for controlling the new coronavirus outbreaks, different parties are in dire straits and the disputes so triggered are no longer avoidable.  Particularly for contracts which had been signed before the […]
2020 年 1 月 31 日

Parents may obtain death insurance for their children below seven years old without affecting the validity of the insurance contract (Taiwan)

Sean Tsou The Taichung Branch of the Taiwan High Court rendered the 108-Shang-Yi-396 Decision of October 29, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), which is summarized generally as follows.  With respect to common practical circumstances where the parents obtain death insurance for […]
2020 年 1 月 31 日

Although Article 16, Paragraph 1 of the Company Law specifically provides that a company shall not serve as a guarantor, still it may jointly issue or endorse checks (Taiwan)

Teresa Huang The Supreme Court rendered the 108-Tai-Shang-779 Decision of August 14, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that although Article 16, Paragraph 1 of the Company Law specifically provides that a company shall not serve as a guarantor, still a […]
2020 年 1 月 31 日

Legal effects of failure to timely request the extension of time pursuant to the agreement (Taiwan)

Luke Hung I. Notification obligation for the extension of time The extension of time is the most common scenario and dispute for the performance of a typical construction contract.  However, whether the reasons, extent and impact of a construction extension […]
2020 年 1 月 31 日

In the absence of a term set for superficies, if the duration has exceeded 20 years or if the purposes for setting up the superficies no longer exist, the court may, upon request, set the duration of the superficies or terminate the superficies (Taiwan)

Debby Yu The Supreme Court rendered the 108-Tai-Shang-1214 Decision of September 12, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that in the absence of a term set for superficies, if the duration has exceeded 20 years or if the purposes for setting […]
2020 年 1 月 31 日

Since the components of a product in the electronics industry come from different companies in different fields, the mere fact that they may be used in combination shall not be grounds for finding that the products are similar (Taiwan)

Ankwei Chen The Supreme Administrative Court rendered the 108-Pan-375 Decision of July 30, 2019 (the “Decision”), holding that because the components of a product in the electronics industry come from different companies in different fields, it is improper to conclude […]
2020 年 1 月 31 日

With respect to the participation of a factory-based union in the execution of a collective bargaining agreement and the handling of labor disputes, that a factory has its independent personnel, budgeting and accounting functions only highlights that it has a certain scale, not independence (Taiwan)

Tiffany Hsiao The Supreme Administrative Court rendered the 108-Pan-449 Decision of September 20, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that with respect to the participation of a factory-based union in the execution of a collective bargaining agreement and the handling of […]
2020 年 1 月 31 日

The Supreme Administrative Court affirmed that the soil pollution control sites announced under Article 12, Paragraph 2 of the Soil and Groundwater Pollution Remediation Law can be sufficiently determined if the concentration of pollutants meets the pollution control standards, and it is not necessary to interpret the statutory criteria based on “clear sources of pollution” (Taiwan)

Nora Shih The Supreme Administrative Court rendered the 108-Pan-444 Decision of September 20, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Decision”) to affirm that the soil pollution control sites announced under Article 12, Paragraph 2 of the Soil and Groundwater Pollution Remediation Law can […]
 

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