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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


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


Global Employment Pensions and Incentives Bulletin: March 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 1 2016

Like the elephant, the degree of change inching into many jurisdictions is sometimes easier to recognise than to define. We set out below some of the


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


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


Asia: social security & pension contributions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Thailand
  • August 5 2015

Employees employed in Singapore and their employers, certain self-employed persons, and certain Singapore-citizen masters, seamen and apprentices in


Other global trade developments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan, Singapore, USA, Australia, China, European Union
  • June 25 2015

The TPP is only one of many regional or global trade initiatives in place or being negotiated. Some of the most important of those initiatives are


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


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


Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter - October 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 14 2014

The High Court of Australia has unanimously held that there is not an implied term of mutual trust and confidence (Implied Term) in Australian