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Corporate Crime Monthly Update January 2017 - Japan
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • February 1 2017

On 22 November 2016, the Tokyo District Prosecutor's Office charged Hiroshi Minamihashi, former deputy manager at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking

Asia Employment, Pensions & Incentives Update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand
  • January 25 2017

Happy New Year! The start of the year is a good time for HR practitioners to

Asia: overtime and time off in lieu
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand
  • November 28 2016

A recent trend in relation to overtime is for employers to grant time off in lieu instead of paying overtime. This can be confusing in Asia as the

Corporate Crime Update - October 2016 - Japan
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • October 27 2016

In April and May this year, we reported on Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (Mitsubishi Motors)'s admission that it had falsified fuel economy data for

What is the significance of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India
  • October 20 2016

Partner Don Robertson explains the significance of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) which is currently being negotiated by 16

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Japan
  • October 17 2016

オーストラリアと日本は永続的な事業提携 の歴史を有しておりこのことが両国の経済 に重大な価値をもたらしてきたエネルギ ー鉱物及び食料の安定供給を確保する必 要性から

Japanese investment in Australia lessons learnt
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Japan
  • October 17 2016

Australia and Japan share an enduring history of business collaboration that has created significant value for both economies. From its need for

Corporate Crime Update - September 2016 - Japan
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan, OECD
  • September 30 2016

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development ("OECD") has urged Japan to make combatting foreign bribery a priority following a series

ADR in Asia Pacific - Part 2
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, South Korea, Asia-Pacific, Indonesia
  • September 15 2016

Further to our earlier post highlighting material from our recently updated Guide to Dispute Resolution in Asia Pacific, we now feature in part 2 the

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