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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


US enforcement actions against tax evasion can lead to local AML risk
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong, Singapore, Switzerland, USA
  • May 27 2016

The Monetary Authority of Singapore ("MAS") recently announced that it has withdrawn approval from the Singapore branch of an international bank due


Global Employment Pensions and Incentives Bulletin: March 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, United Kingdom, USA, European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea
  • March 1 2016

Like the elephant, the degree of change inching into many jurisdictions is sometimes easier to recognise than to define. We set out below some of the


Herbert Smith Freehills Singapore hosts round table discussion on “preserving privilege: practical issues in the context of disputes and investigations”
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • January 22 2016

On Wednesday 13 January 2016, a cross section of our clients based in Singapore joined our Disputes and Corporate Crime & Investigations teams and


Cyber Security Quarterly Round-Up: January 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, European Union, Hong Kong, Singapore, USA, Australia
  • January 14 2016

Cyber security affects all businesses and industries and is a Board level agenda item. Our quarterly eBulletin provides a round-up of best practice


Asia: hiring foreign workers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore
  • January 7 2016

Rules relating to the hiring of foreign workers in Asia are often complex. This month, we take a look at some key issues in Singapore, China, Japan


Hong Kong court considers its power to grant injunctions in support of foreign arbitrations; says hybrid clause enforceable
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong, Singapore
  • December 17 2015

In Top Gains Mineral Macao Commercial Offshore Limited and TL Resources Pte Ltd (HCMP16222015), the Hong Kong Court of First Instance has refused to


Hong Kong Court extends indemnity costs principle to arbitration agreement challenges
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong, Singapore
  • December 11 2015

In Chimbusco International Petroleum (Singapore) Pte Ltd v Fully Best Trading Ltd (HCA 24162014), the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (CFI) has


Cyber security quarterly round-up: October 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Canada, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Singapore, USA
  • October 1 2015

The EU Network and Information Security Directive (the so-called "Cyber Security Directive") appears to be a step closer to adoption after the


Asia: social security & pension contributions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Thailand
  • August 5 2015

Employees employed in Singapore and their employers, certain self-employed persons, and certain Singapore-citizen masters, seamen and apprentices in