Belt Road Initiative – Strengthening of Cooperation between Italy and China
On the 24th March 2019 the President of the Council Giuseppe Conte and the President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping, representing the Italian government and the Chinese government respectively, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) aimed to reinforce, on different levels, the cooperation betw...
Vietnam proposed Amendments and Supplementary Provisions to The Investment Law and The Enterprise Law
With the goal of further opening up the market, attracting potential investors as well as creating a fair and transparent business environment for...
Divorce Proceedings with Russian Nationals
Legally speaking, the emergence of a new family is a registered change in a person’s family status in the records in the Unified State Database of Civil Registration (Database). This record may seem minor, but it entails legal consequences for both persons. Thus, if the spouses will then decide to ...
The new code of conduct for political advertisements on social media in India.
The Election Commission of India (ECI) is about to publish a new code of conduct for political advertisements on social media, primarily on account of the upcoming Lock Sahba general elections, which will be held from the 11th of April 2019 to the 19th of May 2019.
In particular, the advocate Pradeep Rajagopa...
How to Buy Real Estate in Italy
It is fortunate that there are no restrictions on foreign ownership of real estate in Italy but there are a few requirements in order to effectively complete the transaction process.
A foreign citizen who wishes to purchase property in Italy must first obtain a tax identification number (codice fiscale). In addi...
The Good Samaritan Law: Should People Help Others?
In the past, there were no national laws in China protecting Good Samaritans, hence, many people, in the attempt of rescuing someone, were eventually held to be financially liable to the victim’s family. This lack of protection has led to the loss of countless lives as people have refused to help others for fear of losing money.
The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) to be effective in Vietnam
The CPTPP Agreement is a cooperation agreement between Vietnam and 10 countries including Australia, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Brunei, Canada, Chile, and Singapore. By the end of 2018, 6 countries including Vietnam have completed ratification of the agreement.
The National Assembly of Vietnam has passed a resolut...
Marrying a Foreigner in Russia: The 4 Steps to Register a Marriage
Over the past 10 years, the number of registered marriages between Russian and foreign citizens has greatly increased. In 2005, in the city of Moscow alone, the number was 1.4 thousand and in 2017 it has reached 13.6 thousand. However, online forums are constantly berated with new questions from users in regards to what actions are h...
“We want to have one mission and target: Take the nation forward –Digitally and Economically”
In an attempt to encourage poor and illiterate people in rural areas to make digital payments, the government has recently indulged in promoting Aadhaar Pay which ensures financial transactions by just using fingerprint authentication.
This acting government has been working towards promoting digital payment systems and has report...
How to Buy Immovable Property in China
When intending to own a house in China, foreigners who have lived or propose to live in China for an extended period of time may have heard of the amazing house prices in China’s first-tier cities, such as Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen but have little knowledge of the conditions of whether they can and how to buy residential prope...