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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


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


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


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


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