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Japan: record pay out for power harassment and overwork claim
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • December 5 2014

On 4 November 2014, the Tokyo District Court awarded JPY 58 million to the aggrieved family members of a young employee who committed suicide. The


Japan: sexual harassment and discrimination
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • August 5 2015

The Supreme Court of Japan has recently handed down decisions in cases on sexual harassment and maternity discrimination which support the current Abe


Global Employment Law - What's New? Spring 2016
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Belgium, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 27 2016

While the European Commission is working towards issuing guidelines on how to apply existing EU legislation to the sharing economy, several countries


Japan Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • European Union, Japan
  • January 5 2017

In July 2016, the Market Abuse Regulation of the EU (“MAR”) came into effect. MAR extends the scope of the Market Abuse Directive, the predecessor


Asia Employment Law: Quarterly Review - Issue 15: First Quarter 2017
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Australia, Thailand, Vietnam, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia
  • April 7 2017

Changes to the federal legislation establishing the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016 (the "Code") were rushed through


Asia Employment Law Horizon-Scanning - 2017 The Changing Face of the Employment Relationship
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand
  • January 26 2017

Changes in the way we access goods and services, with a continuing focus on the use of technology, were a key feature of 2016


Asia Employment Law: Quarterly Review - Issue 14: Fourth Quarter 2016
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Vietnam, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Australia, China
  • February 6 2017

Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions. Staying on top of employment-related legal


Independent contractors in Japan may still retain the collective bargaining rights they had when they were employees
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • July 1 2011

In Japanese labor law, problems regarding the definition of “workers” arise mainly in two contexts


The Asia employment landscape in 2014
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam
  • January 22 2014

Personal data protection remains a topical issue in the region and 2014 will see employers grappling with the new data protection laws in Singapore


Japan: Non-renewal of fixed-term employment contract not justified by redundancy of role
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • March 2 2016

Generally, when fixed-term employees have been continuously employed by the same employer for a number of years and the fixed-term contract has