IDI South-West Edition in Chengdu Jul16

IDI South-West Edition in Chengdu

From June 29 to July 1, IDI Italian Design Icons South-West Edition has been held in Chengdu, the home of the Giant Panda as well as one of the most active center of economic development in South-West China. The event has been organized by Eastant Communication & Events, a company of DP Group, in cooperation with the Consulate Ge...

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Social networks rights over its users personal data Jul20

Social networks rights over its users personal data

The topic of personal data can be, to a certain extent, compared to one of Hitchcock's films, where disturbing music can be heard and a sense of growing tension can be felt, but until the very last moment almost nothing happens or, should something happen, there is still no final certainty which arises. Now, the understanding of the ...

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Vietnam: new Decree on investment in the form of PPP Jul20

Vietnam: new Decree on investment in the form of PPP

On May 4th, the Decree No. 63/2018/ND-CP was approved to replace the previous Decree 15/2015/ND-CP. This new Decree will be effective starting from June 19th, 2018 and it reforms and implements various issues about investments in the form of Public-Private Partnership (PPP). In this article, we will point out the most important ar...

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The Origin and Customs of the Dragon Boat Festival Jul20

The Origin and Customs of the Dragon Boat Festival

The fifth day of the fifth lunar month is the Duanwu Festival, also known as the Dragon Boat Festival and the Duanyang Festival. It is one of the three most important festivals in China, with the other two of course being Mid-Autumn Festival and Spring Festival.   Before the Spring and Autumn Period, Dragon Boat Festival w...

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Can E-mail be deemed as evidence in Court? The Italian Case-law Jul20

Can E-mail be deemed as evidence in Court? The Italian Case-law

In the majority of civil litigations, e-mails represent fundamental evidence that parties may produce to prove their respective claims. After all, communication nowadays are mostly conducted in digital form, and the traditional exchange of written letters is becoming rarer day by day: the advent of the internet and of the new techn...

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Marriage and Fidelity obligation: what constitutes a breach? Jul20

Marriage and Fidelity obligation: what constitutes a breach?

It is a common view, typical of our society and its monogamous culture, to consider that a good relationship shall always be exclusive and preserved from any possible interference from any betrayal or adulteress. In the Italian civil code, this view is perfectly represented by the article 143, which states that “marriage foresees t...

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The importance of Design Registration in India Jul20

The importance of Design Registration in India

The term design, as defined in the Designs Act, 2000 is known as the design, the surface pattern or the shape associated with a product or an article which is unique in nature. It is a feature applied to any article with the sole purpose of attracting consumers. The Act provides for registration of designs that are new and original ...

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The new 2018 “Negative lists” for foreign investments Jul20

The new 2018 “Negative lists” for foreign investments

In China, not all industry sectors are open to foreign direct investment. Since 1995, every two to five years, the PRC government has been publishing the catalogues for the guidance of foreign investment industries (Catalogues), which list the specific industrial sectors in which foreign investors could operate within. In the Catalo...

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Will the revision of Individual Income Tax Law reduce our tax? Jul20

Will the revision of Individual Income Tax Law reduce our tax?

Since the law of the People's Republic of China on individual income tax law amendment (draft) was published on June 29, 2018, it has since gained a heated social response and people from all walks of life have developed positive discussions. Here, we have chosen several personal related issues to discuss and share with you all. ...

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How US – China potential trade war impacts on Vietnam? Jul20

How US – China potential trade war impacts on Vietnam?

Earlier this month, the US imposed 25% tariffs on $34 billion worth Chinese goods. The Chinese government immediately hit back with tariffs on US goods worth the same value. From then on, both sides have threatened to take more serious actions on the issue which could possibly turn into an unpredictable trade war, damaging the e...

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