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What’s Your Number? Be Careful When Asking Your Japanese Employees.

Japan - March 28 2018 In many countries, individuals are identified by a unique number issued by the government. Probably the most ubiquitous example is the Social Security...


FOB: You Keep Using That Word. I Do Not Think It Means What You Think It Means

USA, Global - November 6 2017 Our own Ketan Ganase recently wrote about Predictability Through Incoterms. One important precondition to achieving that predictability is making sure...


The Japanese layoff that didn’t “fly”

Japan - October 25 2017 As I wrote in this space last year, layoffs for economic circumstances exist under Japanese law, but are exceedingly difficult to achieve without...


NAFTA Re-Negotiation: How Safe Are Your Contracts?

USA, Mexico, Canada - October 16 2017 The North American Free Trade Agreement has brought massive changes to supply chains throughout the United States, Mexico and Canada over the past 23...


The form labor agreement that’s making headlines in Japan

Japan - September 12 2017 Last week, Japanese newspapers reported that a national medical research center in the suburbs of Osaka had entered into a so-called “36 agreement”...