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Asia: Working hours
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia
  • September 22 2016

Rules on working hours vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction and can be tricky to implement in practice. This month, we take a look at the standard


Taizhou Intermediate People’s Court Refuses Recognition and Enforcement of ICC Award on Basis of Public Policy
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, Hong Kong
  • September 13 2016

In Taizhou Haopu Investment Co., Ltd. v Wicor Holding AG, Taizhou Court, P. R. China, Case Docket Number: 2015 Tai Zhong Shang Zhong Shen Zi, No


Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect targeted for launch around November 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, Hong Kong
  • September 1 2016

Following from the launch of Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect (Shanghai-HK SC) in November 2014, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and the


PRC: local courts' observations on labour disputes
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China
  • August 17 2016

Local courts in Beijing and Shanghai have recently set out their observations of employment cases and major employment law issues over the past year


Asia: mutual separations and 'exiting' employees
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Thailand
  • August 17 2016

HR practitioners and in-house counsel have often had to think about mutual separations as a way to 'exit' employees. This month, we take a look at


First WFOE Obtains VATS License from MIIT
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China
  • August 5 2016

Nearly a year after the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) lifted the restriction on foreign ownership of e-commerce companies


Regulating Fintech Disruption: Developments in the Asia-Pacific Region
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, China, Hong Kong, Singapore
  • August 5 2016

In their bid to boost the financial sector, regulators in Asia Pacific (APAC) have developed collaborative frameworks to encourage responsible


China issues new rules for online food safety
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China
  • August 4 2016

China has issued detailed rules concerning online food safety. The rules, which implement China's recently-revised Food Safety Law, impose new


Final Award published in the South China Sea arbitration
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, Philippines
  • July 20 2016

On 12 July 2016, the final Award in the arbitration between the Republic of the Philippines and The Peoples' Republic of China was issued by the


Inside arbitration issue: Perspectives on cross-border disputes - July 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom, China, European Union, Global
  • July 2 2016

It is over two and a half years since the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) published its Arbitration Guide, which provides both