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Delhi High Court interprets the provision under Indian law relating to Protection of Trademarks through International Registration under the Madrid Protocol

18 October 2022 by Anand and Anand

Press Release by Anand and Anand - India

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LAWYER OF THE MONTH - OCTOBER 2022

18 October 2022 by asialaw

asialaw's Lawyer of the Month for October 2022 is...

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The New Requirement for Healthcare Facilities: Electronic Medical Records

17 October 2022 by Makarim & Taira S - Indonesia

The Indonesian Minister of Health has issued Minister of Health Regulation No. 24 of 2022 on Medical Records (“MOH 24/2022”), under which the MOH requires all healthcare facilities to keep electronic medical records. MOH 24/2022 allows, among other things, cooperation between a healthcare facility and a third-party electronic organizer and covers who may have access to electronic medical records.

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Integration of decentralised blockchain (off-chain) arbitration

14 October 2022 by Dominic Ng Ken Ming

In an era of accelerating developments in the domain of Web3, smart contracts and blockchain are concepts that are increasingly familiar. Likewise, heralds for the digitalisation of traditional and classic dispute resolution mechanisms have never been louder. To properly decipher and ensure smooth digital adoption, it is of paramount importance for practitioners, to appreciate and understand the local legislative mechanisms in order to ensure the enforceability of awards arising from such digitalised dispute resolution mechanisms. This article highlights, solely, from a Malaysian legal perspective, how decentralised arbitration platforms can potentially be integrated with existing domestic legal frameworks.

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Manufacturer and Distributor Provisions based on GR No.29/2021 and MOT Regulation No.24/2021

14 October 2022 by Melli Darsa & Co - Indonesia

Last year, the Minister of Trade (“MOT”) issued the MOT Regulation No. 24 of 2021 (“MOT Regulation 24/2021”) on Agreements for Distribution of Goods by Distributors or Agents, which revokes and replaces the MOT Regulation No. 11/M-DAG/PER/3/2006 (“MOT Regulation 11/2006”). MOT Regulation 24/2021 was issued as an implementing regulation of Government Regulation No. 29 of 2021 on Implementation of the Trade Sector (“GR 29/2021”).

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Manufacturer and Distributor Provisions based on GR No.29/2021 and MOT Regulation No.24/2021

14 October 2022 by Melli Darsa & Co - Indonesia

Last year, the Minister of Trade (“MOT”) issued the MOT Regulation No. 24 of 2021 (“MOT Regulation 24/2021”) on Agreements for Distribution of Goods by Distributors or Agents, which revokes and replaces the MOT Regulation No. 11/M-DAG/PER/3/2006 (“MOT Regulation 11/2006”). MOT Regulation 24/2021 was issued as an implementing regulation of Government Regulation No. 29 of 2021 on Implementation of the Trade Sector (“GR 29/2021”).

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The Implementation of the Presidential Regulation on Renewable Energy: The Beginning of the Transition from Coal Fired Power Plants to Renewable Energy Power Plants

09 October 2022 by Makarim & Taira S - Indonesia

President Joko Widodo has just issued Presidential Regulation No. 112 of 2022 on the Acceleration of Renewable Energy Development for the Supply of Power which came into effect on 13 September 2022. The PR on Renewable Energy introduces key major provisions which may significantly affect the electric power industry, especially with the phasing out of coal-fired power plants, and urges prioritizing the development of renewable energy power plants. These advisory highlights the key provisions.

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Helmsman LLC welcomes Una Khng onboard to head its Commercial Disputes Practice Group in Asia Pacific and Greater China

05 October 2022 by Helmsman

Helmsman LLC, one of Singapore’s leading law firms, has appointed Ms. Una Khng as Director and Head of its Commercial Disputes Practice Group.

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Skyrocketing Material Prices’ Impact on Construction Contracts and Impending Amendment to Korean Fair Transactions in Subcontracting Act

04 October 2022 by Jipyong - South Korea

While the global economy is suffering from COVID-19 related recession and political unrest, the construction industry has been hit especially hard by surging prices of materials and wages. Subcontractors in particular are suffering huge losses. To cushion the harsh blow to contractors and subcontractors, the Korean government has introduced a mechanism called “Supply Cost Linkage System” effective September 2022. Through this system, increases in raw material prices can be automatically reflected and incorporated into construction costs. This system, however, is not mandatory under the current law, and several bills to amend the Fair Transactions in Subcontracting Act (the “Subcontracting Act”) are being introduced one after another.

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asialaw Awards 2022/23 - WINNERS ANNOUNCED

30 September 2022 by asialaw

Check out the full list of asialaw Awards 2022/23 winners here...