The Crocodile from the Yangtze River Moves to the Ocean — Russia-China Bilateral Road Transportation Agreement
Before “declaring war” to the American multinational e-commerce corporation eBay, Jack Ma, co-founder of Alibaba Group, once said: “eBay may be a shark in the ocean, but I (Alibaba Group) am a crocodile in the Yangtze river. If a crocodile fights a shark in the ocean, it will lose, but if we fight in the river, the crocodile wi...
Will Didi be Liable for Forgotten Wallets Left Behind in its Cars?
In recent years, as the share economy has developed in all respects of our social life, more choose to use online car-hailing as a preference for their daily travel.
However, do these car hailing platforms owe a duty to their passengers? For example, in the case that a passenger forgets his/her personal belongings in th...
BRI: Dispute Resolution and Jurisdictional Issues
The Belt and Road Initiative, one of the largest infrastructure and investment projects ever envisioned, offers interesting opportunities for non-Chinese participation. However, even knowledgeable investors know that with rewards come risks and count on readily-available and fair access to courts in order to resolve disputes. Thus, t...
India Environmental Care – The National Clean Air Program
Throughout the last few months, the world is moving towards the improvement of environmental protection and India is also doing its part.
On the 12th of January 2019, the National Clean Air Program (“NCAP”) was launched by the Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan in New Delhi. ...
Vietnam revised Tax Management Law passed by The National Assembly of Vietnam
In June 2019, the National Assembly voted to approve the revised Law on Tax Management with 91.32% of the deputies approval. The Tax Management Law (revised), comprising of 17 chapters with 152 articles, regulates the management of all forms of tax and other state budget revenues, as well as the rights and obligations of taxpayers.
What Money Can Not Buy: Overseas Housing
In recent years, China has seen an increasing number of Chinese purchasing property in foreign countries as private investments. However, some misconduct might be deemed as illegal actions, lending itself subject to extra attention to the legality of outbound remittance.
For any purchase of overseas property, the premise is to tra...
Bartering in the Information Age
The 21st Century is characterized by the shift from traditional industry to the technological revolution based on new information technology, but are we sure that we have completely forgotten our ancient and traditional behaviors?
Recently, a new common form of business is growing and seems to be catching-on in Italy. W...
Double VAT: Russian-Chinese Service Contracts
One of the headaches of service providers all over the world is the payment of value added tax (VAT). The situation becomes even more complicated when a company expands their market and begins to provide services to overseas clients.
According to the basic rule, VAT shall be charged i...
Exhibition: “ITALY – Twilight skylines from Police helicopters” in Vietnam
It was a pleasure for DP group to participate at the opening of the exhibition ”ITALY – Twilight Skylines from Police Helicopters”, by the Italian Under-Secretary of State for Defence, Angelo Tofalo, during his visit in Hanoi for the signing of the cooperation agreement between Italy and Vietnam. The Ambassador of Italy to Viet...
Food Safety & Traceability in China-Modern Solutions to Modern Problems
In recent years, China has aimed to overcome its reputation for being a hub for food safety violations, however, with the emergence of the e-commerce sector, compliance and enforcement will mean it may still continue to be an issue moving forward into the future. However, China has recently been at the forefront of technological adva...