Legislation Update Service

Legislation Update Service

It is the level at which the decision was made that was considered by the Court, not the substance of any decision. As highlighted above, while a permanent solution is being sought, the Commission’s work and oversight of the charity sector is continuing. For example, the Commission has adjusted its procedures to comply with the court judgment.

Enactment of the New Trademark and Geographical Indication Law Indonesia recently enacted the new Trademark and Geographical Indication Law which will replace Law No. 15 of 2001. The new law will provide protection to broader types of trademark, as well as make it more time and cost-efficient for trademark owners to obtain registration licences in Indonesia. Indonesia’s FinTech Office and New FinTech Regulation Bank Indonesia recently launched a FinTech Office on 14th November 2016. The office is expected to boost the growth of the Indonesian FinTech industry, optimise technology developments in the sector, improve the industry’s competitiveness and provide feedback from business players. The Development of Personal Data Protection in Indonesia After months of drafting and deliberation, Indonesia’s Ministry of Communication and Informatics (“MOCI”) in late 2016 issued a long-awaited regulation on the protection of personal data. Approvals Required for Changes in Shareholding and Board Members of Power and Geothermal Companies These contractual requirements imposed on IPPs by PLN related to retention of ownership of shares in IPP companies.

  • For businesses which are exempted to apply PSBB provided that they comply with PSBB measures by implementing physical distancing and prohibiting mass gathering, they apply reduction of employees’ working hours, numbers of working employees and business operations.
  • Indonesia’s international investment policy has been in the spotlight since the Government of Indonesia conveyed in 2014 its intention to terminate all of its existing bilateral investment treaties.
  • This decision serves as an important reminder from New Zealand’s highest court that professional advice should be sought if a company is facing financial difficulty.
  • Pharma in Brief legal and regulatory developments affecting the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Among the major changes from previous regulations is an increase in maximum foreign ownership levels in several key industries, including the health sector.

Providing an additional ground for revocation of domain names via administrative measures (i.e., a decision on administrative sanction by an inspectorate of information and communication). However, Circular 24 does not provide a specific basis for the revocation of domain names under a decision on administrative sanctions from the Inspectorate of Ministry of Science and Technology which most frequently rules on IP violations related to domain names. Therefore, until the regulations are tested, it is unclear whether the MIC will enforce decisions on IP infringements related to domain names that are issued by MOST. The material and information on this web site are made available by School & College Legal Services (“SCLS”) for informational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice.

Indonesian Language Law from the Perspective of the Courts In 2013, the West Jakarta District Court issued a groundbreaking decision that captured the attention of the business community in stipulating that the Indonesian language must be used in commercial agreements with Indonesian businesses and agencies. Foreign Investment Restrictions Restrictions on foreign shareholders in Indonesia are set out in the Negative Investment List contained in Presidential Regulation No. 39 of 2014 outlining the list of business fields that are closed and business fields that are open with requirements for investment. Ownership of Homes or Residences by Foreigners in Indonesia In seeking to address previously ambiguous legislation, Indonesia’s government has introduced a new regulation which stipulates that foreigners who hold a legal stay permit are allowed to own homes and apartment units in Indonesia.

Legal Update: Summer 2017

One must note that the sector has so far been governed by the Revised Directive for Determining of Issuance for Work Permit for Expats, 2018 (“MoLSA Directive”) issued by the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (“MoLSA”). The ELENA Weekly Legal Update provides information about important recent developments in international and European asylum law. The update covers the asylum-related judgments of the European Courts and domestic case law as well as asylum legal news from across Europe. Relevant training courses, calls for papers, and other important announcements are also advertised. A keen understanding of the nature of real estate and the legal and regulatory issues related to this asset class is critical to working out the basic features of any real estate deal. Topics covered in the Guide include the legal framework, types of real estate, ownership and tenure, taxes as well as important issues that an investor of real estate in the region should take note of.

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The ICCA-IBA Joint Task Force on Data Protection in International Arbitration has released a consultation draft of its Roadmap “Roadmap to Data Protection in International Arbitration” for public comment. The task force was created in 2019 to produce practical guidance on the data protection obligations that may apply to participants in international arbitration, with a particular focus on the EU General Data Protection Regulation. An initial draft was released in March 2019, and this latest version reflects comments provided on that draft. The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has affirmed the judgment of a district court denying a request to reject an arbitral award based on the public-policy defense under the New York Convention. The court held that that the test for whether a court should refuse to enforce a foreign arbitral award based on public policy is not whether the claimant was provided with all of her statutory rights under US law during arbitration.

It is also known as “Javier Ambler’s Law,” stemming from the death of a 40-year-old black man who was tasered by Williamson County deputies. The Javier Ambler Law bans law enforcement agencies from contracting with shows such as “COPS and “Live PD,” the latter of which captured Ambler’s deadly encounter with Williamson deputies but never aired. In the past, Texas law made no distinction between “prostitution” and “solicitation of prostitution.” Prostitutes and so-called “Johns” both faced a misdemeanor charge and were punished equally. That changed in September 2021 when Texas became the first state to make solicitation of prostitution a state jail felony. This means that “Johns” face harsher punishment that the person offering sexual services. A state jail felony is punishable by six months to two years in a state jail facility and a maximum $10,000 fine.

Oregon Clarifies Paid Sick Leave Law With Latest Amendments

House Bill 103, also known as the Leilah Hernandez Act, creates an alert system to be activated on the report of an active shooter. The bill requires DPS to develop and implement the Texas Active Shooter Alert System in cooperation with TxDot, the governor’s office, and other appropriate law enforcement agencies. DPS would activate the alert system in a 50-miles radius of an active shooter’s location. The bill is named after Leilah Hernandez, a 15-year-old Odessa High School student who was the youngest victim killed in a mass shooting on Aug. 31, 2019 in Odessa and Midland. The legislation allows automatic, mandatory blood draws for motorists who are arrested for an intoxicated offense after seriously injuring or causing a death. The legislation stems from the death of a pedestrian, a Denison school teacher, who was struck by a motorist whose blood was never tested.

Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. If you are interested in protecting your CRISPR inventions or other intellectual property, or if you have any queries on how the gene regulatory reforms might affect your business, please contact a member of our Intellectual Property team. Cross-border businesses need to be cognizant of federal and provincial Canadian privacy laws, industry-specific reporting regimes, personal health information laws that apply to COVID-19 data, and the ever-evolving litigation landscape. The Open Society Justice Initiative has prepared short summaries of key decisions relating to discrimination, including ethnic profiling, from international and regional courts and tribunals from March 2012 to May 2013. This digest also includes brief updates on key national cases in Spain and the US challenging bans on headscarves and discriminatory stops and searches by police.

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