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Japan: focus on helping employees raise their children
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • May 4 2015

Part of the economic reform being pushed forward by the current Abe Government is to encourage more women to return to the workforce after taking


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


Japan: focus on helping employees raise their children
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • April 30 2015

The regime under the Act on Advancement of Measures to Support Raising Next-Generation Children has recently been extended. The Act sets out


Asia quarterly construction newsletter
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan, South Korea
  • February 27 2015

주요 소식 1. 아시아 지역 매니징파트너에 Justin D'Agostino 임명 Justin D'Agostino가 2015년 1월 1일자로 12개월 동안 아시아 지역 매니징파트너로 임명되었습니다. 이로써 그는 현재 맡고 있는 분쟁해결팀의 글로벌 헤드로서의 역할뿐만


Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement to enter into force
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Japan
  • December 17 2014

The Australian Minister for Trade and Investment, Andrew Robb, has announced the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) will enter


Japan: record pay out for power harassment and overwork claim
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • December 5 2014

On 4 November 2014, the Tokyo District Court awarded JPY 58 million to the aggrieved family members of a young employee who committed suicide. The


Corporate Crime Update - November 2014 - Japan
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan, USA
  • November 30 2014

On 10 October 2014, Japan’s cabinet approved bills aimed at improving legislation combatting money laundering and terrorist financing. The government


Japan overhauling overtime pay system and taking measures to reduce deaths from overwork
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • November 11 2014

There has been increasing awareness in Japan of the health implications and unproductivity caused by excessive overtime work. As part of recent


日本における残業手当制度の見直しと過労死防止対策の実施
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • November 11 2014

日本では過重労働から生じる健康障害や生産性の低下について意識が高まりつつありますが先般政府が打ち出した経済改革の一環として残業手当を


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