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2021 年 5 月 13 日

Regulations on the Administration of Pollution Discharge Permits (Mainland China)

Karl Zhang On January 24, 2021, the State Council promulgated the Regulations on the Administration of Pollution Discharge Permits (“the Regulations”), which came into force on March 1, 2021 with the following highlights. 1. General provisions An enterprise, business organization […]
2021 年 5 月 13 日

Provisions of the Supreme People’s Court on Online Docketing Services for Parties to Cross-border Litigation (Mainland China)

Wu Di To enable Chinese and foreign parties to enjoy the same convenient and efficient docketing services, the Supreme People’s Court formulated the Provisions on Online Docketing Services for Parties to Cross-border Litigation (the “Provisions”) on February 3, 2021 in […]
2021 年 5 月 13 日

Photographs and design drawings on product catalogs should be copyrightable (Taiwan)

Yuki Chiang According to the facts underlying the 109-Min-Zhu-Shang-2 Decision of October 22, 2020 judged by the Intellectual Property Court, Appellant, Company A, sought to help its customers and vendors better understand various products by editing and creating product brochures […]
2021 年 5 月 13 日

Those whose seals are misappropriated are not liable to the holders as the drawers (Taiwan)

Elva Chuang The Supreme Court rendered the 109-Tai-Jian-Shang-51 Decision of November 26, 2020 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that since the persons whose seals are misappropriated do not sign negotiable instruments, they are not liable as drawers, and those whose seals […]
2021 年 5 月 13 日

The interpretation of “intent to pursue the illegal interests of the actor or any third party” within the meaning of Article 41 of the Personal Data Protection Law (Taiwan)

Emily Chueh The Grand Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court rendered the 109-Tai-Shang-Da-1869 Ruling of December 9, 2020 (hereinafter, the “Ruling”), holding that the “intent to pursue the illegal interests of the actor or any third party” within the meaning […]
2021 年 5 月 13 日

The Supreme People’s Procuratorate’s Issuance of the First Batch of Model Cases on the Protection of Lawyers’ Right to Practice (Mainland China)

Jolene Chen On February 5, 2021, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate released the First Batch of Model Cases on the Protection of Lawyers’ Right to Practice (the “Cases”), which contain supervision cases involving a lawyer’s right to know, a lawyer’s right […]
2021 年 5 月 13 日

An employer shall not be jointly liable if an employee who engages in a tortious act has lost the qualifications as an employee or if the act objectively does not appear to be engaged to perform job duties or if the act is simply a personal criminal offense not related to the performance of job duties (Taiwan)

Angela Wu The Supreme Court rendered the 109-Tai-Shang-2064 Decision of October 19, 2020 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that joint liability under Article 188 of the Civil Code does not apply if an employee who engages in a tortious act has […]
2021 年 5 月 13 日

Provisions on the Handling of Cybercrime Cases by People’s Procuratorates (Mainland China)

Joyce Wen On January 22, 2021, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate issued the Provisions on the Handling of Cybercrime Cases by People’s Procuratorates (the “Provisions”).  Consisting of a total of 7 chapters and 65 articles, the Provisions set out a whole […]
 

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