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

Grounds for termination of employment
  • Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
  • Singapore
  • November 9 2015

Termination of employment is always a potentially risky situation. Where the relationship is contentious, there is the possibility of legal action

Employers must clearly address reasons for termination in a letter of dismissal
  • WongPartnership LLP
  • Singapore
  • October 27 2015

In Piattchanine, Iouri v Phosagro Asia Pte Ltd 2015 SGHC 259, the High Court had to determine whether an employer who had terminated an employee's

Why was I fired?
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Singapore
  • October 22 2015

The importance of a carefully crafted dismissal letter cannot be overstated. The recent Singapore High Court decision in Piattchanine, Iouri v

What grounds for termination?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Singapore
  • October 22 2015

On what grounds can an employer terminate his employee's employment contract? If an employer had elected to terminate an employee's contract pursuant

Singapore: team moves are they so wrong?
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Singapore
  • October 20 2015

Team moves have always been a tricky area for employers. While it makes good commercial sense to recruit an existing team with a proven collective

Singapore Court of Appeal rules stay of proceedings in favour of arbitration
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • September 29 2015

In the recent case of Sim Kay Choon & Ors v NTUC Income Insurance Co-operative Limited, the Singapore Court of Appeal had to address questions

Recent legislative and regulatory changes to Singapore's employment landscape
  • WongPartnership LLP
  • Singapore
  • September 17 2015

On 17 August 2015, the Singapore Parliament passed the Employment (Amendment) Act 2015 ("EAA"). Some of the more minor and technical provisions of

Company fails in bid to obtain “springboard” injunction against ex-employees
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Singapore
  • September 2 2015

In the absence of a valid restraint of trade clause, does a company have the right to prevent its employees from resigning en masse and joining a

Singapore High Court resolves ambiguity in employment contract in ex-employee’s favour
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Singapore
  • August 28 2015

If a term of the employment contract is vague or ambiguous, is the employee bound by the meaning which the employer attributes to it? This was the