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  • Employment law in Japan – an overview

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    27 April 2017

    Although its historically high economic growth has long since passed, Japan’s economy is still one of the largest in the world. This economic strength, combined with the fact that Japan is a relatively mature market in the Asia Pacific region with a rich and unique culture, means that Japan remains a popular place for Western companies to do business. This inbrief outlines some of the key areas of Japanese employment law relevant to businesses operating in Japan.

  • Employment law in Singapore – an overview

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    27 April 2017

    Singapore’s rapid economic development since it gained independence in 1965 is well documented. This economic success, combined with the country’s lightly regulated business environment, has long made it a natural “hub” for many multinational employers. This in-brief provides an overview of some of the key aspects of employment law in Singapore.

  • Employment law in Philippines - an overview

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    05 January 2017

    Despite the lingering global economic slowdown, the Philippine economy has outperformed most of its ASEAN neighbours.

  • Employment law in Australia - an overview

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    01 December 2016

    Despite the economic slowdown in Australia over the last few years, real GDP has grown by 3.1% year on year and is expected to remain stable at this mark for the remainder of 2016 and 2017.

  • Visa applications for entrepeneurs and investors - November 2016 update

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    17 November 2016

    The UK provides attractive visa options for individuals seeking to invest in the country. But the rules are strict. There are two separate categories - for ‘entrepreneurs’ and ‘investors’ - each with detailed eligibility and documentation requirements.

  • Redundancy

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    01 November 2016

    This inbrief looks at how employers can minimise the risk of legal claims when dismissing employees by reason of redundancy.

  • Employment law in Vietnam - an overview

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    19 August 2016

    Over the past few decades, Vietnam has moved from a centrally-based economy to one with significant market features.

  • The Bribery Act 2010 - an employment law perspective

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    08 June 2016

    The Bribery Act 2010, which came into force on 1 July 2011, is responsible for sweeping away antiquated British bribery laws to create a regime of criminal offences described by the Director of the Serious Fraud Office as “the toughest bribery legislation in the world”.

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