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Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Africa, Australia, China, European Union, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 15 2014

Most of the labour codes in force in francophone sub-Saharan Africa contain provisions which seek to prevent unfair competition practices among

Corporate Crime Update - April 2014 - Japan

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • April 14 2014

As noted in our updates in November and December 2013, in September 2013 Mizuho Bank, Ltd. ("Mizuho") was issued with a Business Improvement Order

Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement concluded

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, Japan
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  • April 8 2014

On 7 April 2014, Australia and Japan concluded negotiations for an Economic Partnership Agreement. The Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement

Changing times: New rules for dispatch workers in Japan

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • April 7 2014

In Japan, arrangements whereby workers are sent by one company to work under the supervision and direction of another company are generally

Corporate crime update February 2014 - Japan

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • February 25 2014

In December 2013, the Japanese FSA issued an improvement order against Deutsche Securities Inc (Deutsche Securities) as a result of entertainment

JCAA introduces a new set of arbitration rules

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • February 25 2014

The Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (JCAA) has introduced an amended version of its Commercial Arbitration Rules (the New Rules). The New

Japan: court guidance on implementation of fixed overtime allowances

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • January 31 2014

Under the Japanese Labour Standards Act (LSA) an employer must enter into an agreement regarding overtime and holiday work with a union or employee

Australia-Japan FTA: news bulletin

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, Japan
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  • January 29 2014

Australia and Japan are reportedly set to finalise a free trade agreement (FTA) by July this year, in accordance with the Abbott government's policy

Corporate crime update December 2013 - Japan

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • December 24 2013

Further details have emerged since last month's update regarding loans made to "anti-social forces", a common euphemism for organised crime in Japan

Corporate crime update November 2013 - Japan

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • November 21 2013

Following an investigation earlier this year, on 27 September 2013 the Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) issued a Business Improvement Order