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Global HR Hot Topic October 2014: electronic signatures and the “paperless office” in international human resources

  • White & Case LLP
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  • Global
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  • September 30 2014

Back in the decades before information technology marginalized hard-copy HR documents, paperwork containing employee signatures and staff sign-offs

New country start-up HR toolkit: what you need to know when launching employment operations in some new overseas jurisdiction

  • White & Case LLP
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  • Global
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  • September 30 2008

Almost invariably, when a multinational branches out internationally that means employing people in a new country abroad

Non-competes and other restrictive covenants in the cross-border context

  • White & Case LLP
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  • Global
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  • July 2 2012

Challenge: Employment-context restrictive covenants (non-compete, confidentiality, trade secret and non-solicitation agreements) are vital tools for international businesses in this information age. But enforcing these across multiple jurisdictions implicates wildly different rules

New capital standard for fund investments may be more onerous than Volcker Rule

  • White & Case LLP
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  • Global, USA
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  • December 27 2013

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision on December 13, 2013 approved an amendment to Basel II risk-weights for fund investments. The new

"Floating" employment toolkit: how to engage an employee, consultant or telecommuter in a new foreign country without registering a local payrolling employer entity

  • White & Case LLP
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  • Global
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  • September 26 2013

When a multinational business or nonprofit decides to launch a presence in some foreign market where it has never done business before by opening a

Global HR hot topicFebruary 2014: international outsourcing and offshoring: an employment law checklist

  • White & Case LLP
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  • Global
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  • February 10 2014

Belgium's Roger Blanpain, perhaps the world's preeminent professor of international employment law, once declared that "we live in an information

To blog or not to blog: social media in the workplace

  • White & Case LLP
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  • Global
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  • December 20 2013

Social media takes many forms, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and other social networking sites, internet postings, chat rooms and blogs. The

Wagehour law compliance for international business travelers and guest workers

  • White & Case LLP
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  • Global
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  • July 31 2014

Most every country imposes wagehour laws that regulate minimum wages and overtime pay as well as (in most countries) holiday pay, vacation pay, rest

Overseas independent contractor or de facto employee? Cracking the classification conundrum

  • White & Case LLP
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  • Global
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  • July 1 2011

A human resources professional posted a query on an Internet HR bulletin board saying: “Our company is looking to have independent contractors rather than employees work for us throughout Latin America."

Auditing human resources compliance globally

  • White & Case LLP
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  • Global
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  • December 20 2013

Multi-national companies’ efforts to conduct global compliance audits and risk assessments of their human resources operations get complicated