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2019 年 11 月 30 日

5G licensing will still be conducted by two-stage competitive bidding with the Regulations Governing Mobile Broadband Business amended (Taiwan)

Frank Sun The National Communications Commission (hereinafter, the “NCC”) amended the Regulations Governing the Mobile Broadband Business on September 6, 2019.  In particular, bidding-based 5G licensing will still be conducted by two-stage competitive bidding.  Meanwhile, telecommunications operators applying for 5G […]
2019 年 11 月 30 日

The management mechanisms for the visit of civil servants to mainland China are enhanced by amending the Statute for Relations between the People of the Taiwan Area and the Mainland Area (Taiwan)

Fang-Wei Lin The Legislative Yuan adopted the amendments to the Statute for Relations between the People of the Taiwan Area and the Mainland Area (hereinafter as “the Statute”) by three readings on July 3, 2019 to further create an accommodating […]
2019 年 11 月 30 日

Even if an employee’s participation in an illegal act at the instruction of his/her employer results in an impairment to the company’s rights and interests, it is still difficult to conclude there is any reason attributable to the employee (Taiwan)

Teresa Huang The Taiwan High Court rendered the 107-Lao-Shang-6 Decision of May 7, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that even if the employer instructs an employee to participate in an illegal act based on a profit-oriented business decision to the […]
2019 年 11 月 30 日

If a national compensation claimant may obtain property rights from other people to compensate the damage suffered during the performance of public duty by a civil servant, such property rights which may be obtained for the sake of compensation should be deducted to calculate the actual damage so sustained (Taiwan)

Nora Shih The Supreme Court rendered the 107-Tai-Shang-2302 Decision of May 15, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that if a national compensation claimant may obtain property rights from other people to compensate the damage suffered during the performance of public […]
2019 年 11 月 30 日

An insurance company is not bound by a contract that was signed under the name of another; the party therefore cannot terminate by alleging his/her status as the actual applicant (Taiwan)

Ankwei Chen The Taiwan High Court rendered the 108-Bao-Xian-Shang-3 Decision on August 21, 2019 (the “Decision”), in which it held that even if a party purchased insurance under the name of the insured, under the corresponding obligation principle, the contract […]
2019 年 11 月 30 日

My Market Is Not My Market? -An Observation of the Empirical Test Trend for Market Definition (Taiwan)

Oli Wong The Fair Trade Law prohibits an enterprise from engaging in any competition restraining act that disrupts or distorts market competition mechanisms.  The regulations concerning restraints on competition cover monopolies, mergers or acquisitions, concerted actions, vertical restrictions and other […]
2019 年 11 月 30 日

If the acts of tort engaged by a perpetrator are continuous to the extent that the consequences of victimization are continuous and mutually independent and distinguishable, the beginning of the period of extinctive prescription shall be separately determined based on the victim’s knowledge (Taiwan)

Jhen-Yi Chen The Supreme Court rendered the 108-Tai-Shang-778 Decision of August 7, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that if the acts of tort engaged by a perpetrator are continuous to the extent that the consequences of victimization are continuous and […]
2019 年 11 月 30 日

Since advertisements per se do not essentially cause environmental pollution, in case the person who sets up an illegal advertisement cannot be substantiated, if the competent authority for the advertisement elects to notify a telecommunications enterprise to stop the telecommunications service for the telephone number indicated in the advertisement, this practice is hardly appropriate under the law (Taiwan)

Oli Wong The Supreme Administrative Court rendered the 108-Pan-Zi-403 Decision of August 16, 2019 (hereinafter, the “Decision”), holding that since advertisements per se do not essentially cause environmental pollution, in case the person who sets up an illegal advertisement cannot […]
 

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