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


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


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


Asia Employment Law: Quarterly Review - Issue 16: Second Quarter 2017
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Australia, Vietnam, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia
  • July 27 2017

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


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


Asia Chronicle: Issue 3 - JanuaryFebruary 2016
  • Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC
  • British Virgin Islands, China, Japan, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • March 1 2016

The Privy Council has unanimously held that an arbitration clause stating that ‘any party may submit the dispute to binding arbitration’ amounts to


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: court guidance on implementation of fixed overtime allowances
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • January 31 2014

Under the Japanese Labour Standards Act (LSA) an employer must enter into an agreement regarding overtime and holiday work with a union or employee