Case Study on Enforceability of Non-Compete Clauses under Indian Laws
In 2018, Mr. Amit Kumar, joined Mobile India, an electronics manufacturing company in Mumbai, India as the Plant Manager. Under his employment agreement with Mobile India, Mr. Amit Kumar could terminate his employment after serving a notice of 2 months. The employment agreement also included a provisi...
Chopping Documents with a Vietnamese Company Seal
In Vietnam, company seals are deemed as the personal signature of the company and are used to certify the nature of documents and prove their official origin. They are mainly used for transactional documents of a company or any other official document. A company shall take the responsibility for the content and use of its seals. A se...
Mark the date! China’s “Civil Code Era” Has Arrived!
On May 28th this year, the third session of the 13th National People's Congress held its closing session in the Great Hall of the People, and the People's Republic of China's Civil Code was passed by a vote and will become effective from January 1st, 2021.
Sourcing the origin of the Civil Code, the very beginning of the use of the...
Italy: Latest Updates on Incentives, Employment and Taxation
On July 14th, the new Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers entered into force (henceforth referred to as DPCM 14/07) introducing "Urgent measures to contain the contagion on the whole national territory". The adoption of the aforementioned DPCM, in reality, has become necessary in order to extend the expiry of the rule...
Latest Updates on D’Andrea & Partners Webinars and Seminars
An intense month of events and webinars is about to conclude as D’Andrea & Partners Legal Counsel continues to showcase its caring and supportive attitude towards business needs in each country where its presence is marked.
On June 18th and 19th, Donatella Laureti from our Pescara Office he...
Lessons from Tencent vs. Laoganma: 3 Tips for Verifying the Identity of the Other Party When Signing a Contract
Recently, the plot surrounding the contractual dispute between Tencent Inc., one of China’s tech giants, and Laoganma, a leading food company famous for its chili sauce products, has gone back and forth many times.
Two weeks ago, Tencent sued Laoganma asking the court to freeze 16.24 million yuan of bank deposits or equivalent p...
SEZ as an Open Door to CIS countries: Kazakhstan
We shall continue our series of articles discussing the major benefits your business may obtain from the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) of the CIS countries. In previous articles we presented overviews for the SEZs of and , we are now moving on to our next and final destination, Kazakhstan.
The Pros and Cons of Setting up a Private Limited Company in India
For foreign investors looking to enter the Indian market, setting up a subsidiary in the form of a private limited company is often the simplest and most preferred business structure. A private limited company in India is a company which is held by a small group of people, with a minimum of 2 (two) and a maximum of 50 (fifty) members...
Doing Business in Vietnam: Essential Information on Corporate Income Tax
Vietnam is an attractive investment destination for foreign investors with both its openness to international trade and extraordinary economic growth clearly evident in recent decades. Foreign direct investments are flowing into Vietnam, as result of a welcoming policy of fiscal incentives and preferential treatments. While the legal...
COVID-19 Emergency in Italy: Phase 3 in the DPCM 11/6
On June 15th, with the publication in the Official Gazette, the new Italian Prime Minister’s Decree dated June 11th, 2020 (hereinafter referred to as the “DPCM 11/6”) entered into force. The DPCM 11/6, which will be effective until July 14th 2020, has allowed the Ital...