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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


日本の対オーストラリア投資とその教訓
  • 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
  • Asia-Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, South Korea
  • 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
  • China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Thailand
  • 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


Japan: Act to Promote Women in the Workplace in force
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • June 24 2016

As part of the Abe Government's strategy to encourage more women to join the workforce, the Act to Promote Women in the Workplace was passed in


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