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Deepening the Divide: Court Rules That Bankruptcy Code’s Avoidance Provisions Do Not Apply Extraterritorially
  • Jones Day
  • Global, USA
  • April 13 2017

The ability to avoid fraudulent or preferential transfers is a fundamental part of U.S. bankruptcy law. However, when a transfer by a U.S. entity

The impact of demographic changes on companies’ HR strategies and their on companies’ HR strategies and their company pension plans
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • July 2 2007

As of late, discussions on demographic changes, including the impact on the Social Security system, have caused people to become generally more aware of the phenomenon of an “aging society.”

Dutch Act Impacts Liability for Companies Working with Self-Employed Contractors
  • Jones Day
  • Netherlands
  • February 5 2016

Companies often seek to engage contractors to perform certain services. This may be for a variety of reasons, often because certain contractors have

Company Doctor: Changes to Dutch Workplace Legislation
  • Jones Day
  • Netherlands
  • April 10 2017

In the Netherlands, both employer and employee have various obligations during illness. In summary, the obligation of the employer is to facilitate

Secondments and transfers: complying with annual and long service leave requirements in Australia
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • July 1 2011

Cross-border assignments are becoming increasingly popular with multijurisdictional employers, in order to attract employees, “up-skill” their workforces, and fill labor or skill shortages

Singapore: Employment Act changes for retrenchment benefits
  • Jones Day
  • Singapore
  • May 22 2015

From April 1, 2015, an employee who has been employed in a company for at least two years may request retrenchment benefits if he or she is

Vento guidelines increased
  • Jones Day
  • United Kingdom
  • October 26 2009

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held in Da'Bell v NSPCC (to be reported) that the three bands for Vento damages for injury to feelings in discrimination cases should be increased to reflect inflation

Belgium: the removal of the distinction between blue and white collar
  • Jones Day
  • Belgium
  • November 14 2013

Belgium is one of the last European countries where a distinction is made between blue and white collar workers. Blue collar workers are generally

Dismissal following a breakdown in working relationships was for some other substantial reason, and not for misconduct
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • March 31 2011

Where a breakdown in working relationships was caused primarily by an employee's conduct, it does not necessarily follow that the dismissal of that employee will be on the grounds of misconduct

Monthly UpdateAustralian Labour & Employment
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • March 7 2017

In this edition of the Update, we take a closer look at two proposed changes to Australian employment law. The first is a Modern Slavery Act, which