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The Financial Report June 11, 2015 - news from Asia and the Pacific
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore
  • June 11 2015

The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) released consultation conclusions on proposed amendments to the Securities and Futures


Mid-year review 2015: anti-corruption in the Asia-Pacific region
  • Baker McKenzie
  • New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Australia
  • July 19 2015

This article provides a brief overview of the recent anti-corruption developments in the Asia-Pacific region in the first half of 2015. As a whole


"My Number" scheme for Japan - now effective
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Japan
  • January 12 2016

Japan's version of a Social Security and tax number system, nicknamed "My Number", has started from January 1, 2016. Under the My Number system, all


Company representative no longer required to be a Japanese resident
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Japan
  • April 21 2015

In order to facilitate further inbound investment into Japan, the Abe administration has decided to abolish the requirement that each company should


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


Doing business in India
  • Nishith Desai Associates
  • Canada, Germany, India, Japan, Mauritius, Netherlands, Singapore, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 30 2015

India is the seventh largest country by area and the second-most populous country in the world. It has a large and growing middle-class with an


Japan to impose consumption tax on digital services provided by foreign service providers to Japanese purchasers
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Japan
  • May 11 2015

Japan's 2015 tax legislation was passed by Japan's Diet and promulgated on March 31, 2015. The legislation includes a new Japanese Consumption


Japan amendments to METI Guidelines on Electronic Commerce and Information Property Trading
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Japan
  • May 25 2015

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (the “METI“) recently revised the Interpretative Guidelines on Electronic Commerce and


Japan: enforcement of Act on Special Measures concerning Fixed-Term Employees with Expert knowledge, etc.
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • May 22 2015

On April 1, 2015, the Act on Special Measures concerning Fixed-Term Employees with Expert Knowledge, etc. (the "Act") came into force. The Act


Japanese knotweed has spread from my neighbour’s garden to mine, what can I do?
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • Japan, United Kingdom
  • December 9 2016

If your neighbour fails to treat a Japanese knotweed infestation in their garden and the Japanese knotweed starts growing in your garden, you may