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China legal developments bulletin
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • China, Costa Rica, United Kingdom
  • December 19 2011

The new China-UK double tax treaty has breathed new life into the UK’s status as an investment platform


Limit on recovery of damages for breach of contractual disciplinary procedures
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • January 16 2012

The Supreme Court has held that an employee cannot claim damages for breach of contract where relevant damage was caused by the employer's failure to comply with contractual disciplinary procedures in the context of his dismissal


Doing business in the Czech Republic
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Czech Republic
  • January 2 2012

Over the past 10 years, the Czech Republic has adopted new laws in virtually every area of regulation in the Czech legal system consistent with European standards as it prepared for accession to the European Union


Recent developments in occupational health protection
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • China
  • February 28 2014

The Regulations on Administration of Occupational Health Records ("Health Records Regulations") of December 31, 2013 increase employer obligations in


Court clarifies application of criminal penalties for failure to pay labor compensation
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • China
  • February 28 2013

On January 16, 2013, the Supreme People's Court issued its Interpretation on Several Issues Concerning the Application of Law in Hearing Criminal


Message from the ECEB practice group for the fourth quarter 2011
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • December 9 2011

As 2011 comes to a close, employers should review retirement plans, health and welfare plans, executive compensation plans and equity compensation plans to determine what actions, if any, are required before year-end or in early 2012


Retired employee successfully claims damages for work injury
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • China
  • November 2 2012

In a case tried by a Jiangsu Province Court in October 2012, the employer was found to be liable for a retired staff member’s work injury according to the PRC Tort Law


Shanghai Court admits reinstatement judgment difficult to enforce
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • China
  • April 26 2013

In a recent case reported on February 16, 2013, the Shanghai Jing'an District People's Court was reported as admitting that its judgment to reinstate


Discretionary bonus schemes
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 17 2012

In recent years, Australian Courts have been asked to consider the limits on an employer's discretion in making decisions about variable remuneration


Is your discretionary bonus scheme really discretionary?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 17 2012

Just because a bonus scheme includes language of discretion doesn't mean that an employer has an unfettered right not to pay a bonus come bonus time