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2019 年 8 月 31 日

The Ministry of Labor clarified issues concerning the application of Article 17-1 of the Labor Standards Law (Taiwan)

2019.6.21 Alex Liao The Ministry of Labor issued the Lao-Dong-Guan-Two-1080127025 Circular of June 21, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Circular”) to clarify issues concerning the application of Article 17-1 of the Labor Standards Law (hereinafter, the “Law”). Paragraphs 1 and 2 of […]
2019 年 8 月 31 日

Since the government has made significant efforts to promote the control requirements for entry and exit of passengers with carried-on items, passengers can still ascertain and heed relevant requirements before exiting or entering Taiwan if they do not understand such requirements or still have questions, passengers should certainly assume the duty of care to comply with such requirements (Taiwan)

2019.3.28 Nora Shih The Taipei High Administrative Court rendered the 107-Su-1173 Decision of March 28, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that since the government has made significant efforts to promote the control requirements for entry and exit of passengers with […]
2019 年 8 月 31 日

New dedicated chapters for restriction on leaving this country or putting to sea are added to the Code of Criminal Procedure (Taiwan)

2019.5.24 Oli Wong The Legislative Yuan adopted the partial amendments to the Code of Criminal Procedure by three readings during the 15th Meeting of the 7th Session of the 9th Term on May 24, 2019.  The amendments were subsequently promulgated […]
2019 年 8 月 31 日

To determine if a specific document is admissible evidence as a business record document or supporting document, attention should be paid to its characteristic as records created on the spot or in real time based on observation or discovery in the normal course of business (Taiwan)

2019.3.21 Frank Sun The Supreme Court rendered the 107-Tai-Shang-623 Criminal Decision of March 21, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that to determine if a specific document is admissible evidence as a business record document or supporting document, attention should be […]
2019 年 8 月 31 日

O Liberate Us, Libra? – A Look at Facebook’s New Venture (Taiwan)

After being rumored for months, Facebook has finally confirmed that it intends to enter into the cryptocurrency market by introducing its own digital coin named Libra.   The primary objective of Libra, as stated in the white paper available online, is to provide banking services to those around the world that do not have ready access to them.  
2019 年 8 月 31 日

The Legislative Yuan adopted the Statute for Repatriation of Offshore Funds for Management, Utilization and Taxation to provide tax incentives to the repatriation of offshore funds (Taiwan)

2019.7.3 Fang-Wei Lin The Legislative Yuan adopted the Statute for Repatriation of Offshore Funds for Management, Utilization and Taxation (hereinafter, the “Statute”) during the 3rd Meeting of the 1st Special Session of the 7th Session of the 9th Term on […]
2019 年 8 月 31 日

The practice that land taxes are not exempt for non-urban lands provided for public infrastructure is declared unconstitutional pursuant to a judicial interpretation (Taiwan)

2019.7.5 Luke Hung The Judicial Yuan rendered the Shih-779 Interpretation of July 5, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Interpretation”), declaring that the practice that land taxes are not exempt for non-urban lands provided for public infrastructure is unconstitutional and should be reviewed […]
2019 年 8 月 31 日

FSC decides that “security tokens” shall be deemed securities under the Securities and Exchange Law and is preparing relevant regulations (Taiwan)

2019.7.3 Debby Yu ICOs (Initial Coin Offering) are a fund-raising action developed based on blockchain technologies.  Tokens issued through ICOs consist of payment type, function type and securities type tokens based on their characteristics.  The primary function of payment type […]
 

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