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Japan: record pay out for power harassment and overwork claim

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • December 5 2014

On 4 November 2014, the Tokyo District Court awarded JPY 58 million to the aggrieved family members of a young employee who committed suicide. The

Corporate Crime Update - November 2014 - Japan

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Japan, USA
  • -
  • November 30 2014

On 10 October 2014, Japan’s cabinet approved bills aimed at improving legislation combatting money laundering and terrorist financing. The government

Japan overhauling overtime pay system and taking measures to reduce deaths from overwork

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • November 11 2014

There has been increasing awareness in Japan of the health implications and unproductivity caused by excessive overtime work. As part of recent

日本における残業手当制度の見直しと過労死防止対策の実施

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Japan
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  • November 11 2014

日本では過重労働から生じる健康障害や生産性の低下について意識が高まりつつありますが先般政府が打ち出した経済改革の一環として残業手当を

Asia: do employers have a right to access and to disclose employee data without consent?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan
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  • November 3 2014

When can an employer access and disclose their employees' personal data in different jurisdictions? We compare the rules in Australia, China, Hong

Japan: overtime and death due to overwork

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
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  • October 31 2014

As part of Shinzo Abe's economic reform, an amendment law has been introduced in Japan to extend the categories of employees who are not eligible for

Corporate Crime Update - October 2014 - Japan

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • October 17 2014

NGK Spark Plug Co. Ltd ("NGK"), a Japanese manufacturer of spark plugs and other parts for automobiles, has agreed with the US Department of Justice

Japan: new measures to prevent death due to overwork

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Japan
  • -
  • October 15 2014

The Government has enacted legislation to promote measures to prevent death due to overwork. Japan is notorious for its overtime working culture

Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter - October 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Australia, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 14 2014

The High Court of Australia has unanimously held that there is not an implied term of mutual trust and confidence (Implied Term) in Australian

International group data projects: ensuring data protection compliance in Europe

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, Japan
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  • October 2 2014

An increasing number of multi-national Japanese companies are seeking to improve the way they handle data across their Groups. In particular