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When the east meets the Far East: the impact of Russian sanctions on commercial arbitration in Asia
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong, Russia, Singapore
  • May 6 2015

Over the course of the last year, sanctions imposed on Russia in response to its intervention in Ukraine have been expanded to include restrictions


Asia: 2015 key legal updates
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Thailand, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore
  • May 4 2015

This month, in conjunction with the launch of our 2015 Asia Pacific Employment Guide, we take a look at the key legal developments across the region


The new market misconduct enforcement regime in Singapore - and a brief comparison with the position in Hong Kong
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong, Singapore
  • April 1 2015

From 17 March 2015 onward, all market misconduct offences (such as insider trading and market manipulation under Part XII of the Securities and


Asia: discrimination and equal opportunity laws in the region
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Thailand, Vietnam, Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore
  • March 30 2015

The rules on discrimination and equal opportunity in employment differ widely from country to country. We compare these rules and the principles


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
  • 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


Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter - October 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Singapore, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia
  • 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


Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Africa, Australia, China, European Union, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 15 2014

Most of the labour codes in force in francophone sub-Saharan Africa contain provisions which seek to prevent unfair competition practices among


Private wealth newsletter Summer 2013
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong, Singapore
  • September 2 2013

The definition of charity in Hong Kong and Singapore comes from the traditional English common law test. Although the test in England is now


Investment mis-selling claims: an overview of recent case-law in Hong Kong and Singapore and lessons to be learnt
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong, Singapore
  • May 23 2013

There have been a number of recent judgments dealing with financial product mis-selling claims brought by -customers against banks in the Hong Kong


Global employment, pensions and benefits e-bulletin
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Indonesia, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, Australia, China, European Union, France, Hong Kong, India
  • April 18 2013

A renewed regulatory focus on sham contracting and a court recent decision in ACE Insurance Limited v Trifunovski highlights the need for employers to