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Corporate Crime Update - January 2016 - Japan
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • January 29 2016

In previous updates, we have reported on the accounting irregularities at Toshiba Corporation (Toshiba), in which Toshiba admitted that it had


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


Corporate Crime Update - December 2015 - Japan
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • December 21 2015

We have previously reported on the Toshiba Corporation (Toshiba) Accounting irregularities here and here. In last month's update, we reported that


Japan: Worker Dispatch Act amended
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • November 20 2015

A number of amendments to the Worker Dispatch Act were passed by the Japanese Diet on 11 September 2015. Key amendments are as follows:


Global employment pensions and incentives bulletin - November 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, European Union, France, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Spain, Thailand
  • November 20 2015

With the global economy still in flux and the speed of recovery varying across temporal and geographic dimensions, it is a brave or foolish person


Corporate Crime Update - November 2015 - Japan
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • November 16 2015

In September 2015, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged Tokyo-based conglomerate Hitachi, Ltd. (Hitachi) with violating


Corporate Crime Update - October 2015 - Japan
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • October 17 2015

In previous updates, we have reported on Toshiba Corporation ("Toshiba")'s independent investigation into its Accounting practices, including that


オーストラリアにおける展開変わりつつある オーストラリアの国際仲裁
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Global, Japan
  • October 9 2015

英国仲裁人協会が考案したロンドン原則London Principles の条件を数多く満たすオーストラリアは書面上は魅力的な国際 仲裁の仲裁地です しかし実務では仲裁地をオーストラリ


Developments down under: the changing landscape of international arbitration in Australia
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Global, Japan
  • October 9 2015

On paper, Australia is an attractive seat for international arbitration, satisfying many of the "London Principles" devised by the Chartered


Agri-food: October 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Japan
  • October 6 2015

The signing of the TPP is an important development for the agriculture and agribusiness industries in the Asia Pacific region. Given the political