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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
  • China, European Union, Global, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • 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


PRC: local courts’ observations on labour disputes
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China
  • June 27 2016

Local courts in Beijing and Shanghai have recently issued whitepapers setting out their observations of employment cases and their positions


Asia: maternity leave entitlements
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand
  • June 10 2016

There have been a number of recent changes to statutory maternity leave entitlements in Asia. Over the next two months, we will compare the


Asia: defining and calculating wages
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, Indonesia, Thailand
  • May 13 2016

Following on from last month's article on wages, we capture the definition of wages and how daily wages are calculated in Indonesia, Thailand and the