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Corporate Crime Monthly Update - June 2017 - Japan
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • June 8 2017

In May 2016, the Japanese legislature introduced its first plea bargain system by amending the Criminal Procedure Code


Corporate Crime Monthly Update - May 2017 - Japan
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • May 12 2017

Japanese police have arrested an official from the Japanese Environment Ministry which oversees decontamination activities following the Fukushima


Japan: combating the overtime culture
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • April 28 2017

Currently, employers are in principle prohibited from causing employees to work more than 8 hours a day or 40


Asia: the role of unions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Thailand
  • April 28 2017

Unions are becoming increasingly prevalent across Asia. As the second of a two-part series on this topic, we consider the extent of union


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
  • Australia, Brunei, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos
  • October 20 2016

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


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