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2019 年 12 月 31 日

In case potential facts are not explored by the first instance court, if the second instance court believes that there are potential facts in the case, the effect of appeal should extend to such potential facts (Taiwan)

Frank Sun The Supreme Court rendered the 107-Tai-Shang-1840 Decision of May 15, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that in case of potential facts not explored by the first instance court, if the second instance court believes that the case has […]
2019 年 12 月 31 日

Evidence for determining criminal facts means affirmative evidence sufficient to prove the an actor has indeed committed a crime (Taiwan)

Oli Wong The Supreme Court rendered the 108-Tai-Shang-1904-Zi Decision of July 25, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that the evidence used to determine criminal facts under the Code of Criminal Procedure refers to affirmative evidence sufficient to prove that an […]
2019 年 12 月 31 日

Whether the main objective of exercising a right is to injure others should be determined after the benefits received by the rights holder and the losses sustained by others and the country and society are considered (Taiwan)

Jhen-Yi Chen The Supreme Court rendered the 107-Tai-Shang-2136 Decision of June 5, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that whether the main objective of exercising a right is to injure others should be determined after the benefits received by the rights […]
2019 年 12 月 31 日

Investing in China – Foreign Investment Law and Its Implementation Regulations (Draft for Solicitation of Public Opinions) of China (Taiwan)

Debby Yu To boost the confidence of foreign investors in their investment in China, the 13th National People’s Congress of China promulgated on March 15, 2019 the Foreign Investment Law of the People’s Republic of China (hereinafter, the “Foreign Investment […]
2019 年 12 月 31 日

If an invention can be easily achieved by person having ordinary skills in the art, an invention patent shall not be granted (Taiwan)

Luke Hung The Supreme Administrative Court rendered the 108-Pan-420 Decision of August 23, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that although an invention is not subject to any of the circumstances in Article 22, Paragraph 1 of the Patent Law, still […]
2019 年 12 月 31 日

The corporate bond holders’ exercise of the conversion right is still subject to the restrictions on the conversion terms under the conversion rules (Taiwan)

Sean Tsou The Supreme Court rendered the 108-Tai-Shang-640 Decision of June 12, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that the exercise of the conversion right by corporate bond holders is still subject to the restrictions on the conversion right under the […]
2019 年 12 月 31 日

Job openings targeting young women are tantamount to providing direct or indirect unfavorable treatment to job seekers in terms of gender and age (Taiwan)

Alex Liao The Kaohsiung High Administrative Court rendered the 108-Su-56 Decision of June 13, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that the nature of work for which recruitment is conducted has no connection with gender and age. However, if the job […]
2019 年 12 月 31 日

If a company endorse a negotiable instrument with an intent to provide an implied guarantee, even though the holder of the negotiable instrument is obviously aware of this, the company should still be liable based on the literal meaning of the negotiable instrument (Taiwan)

Tiffany Hsiao The Taiwan High Court issued the 108-Zai-9 Decision of May 14, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that in case a company endorses a negotiable instrument with an intent to provide an implied guarantee, if the holder of the […]
 

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