The employment relationship in company acquisition and restructuring in China | AnJie

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Company acquisition and restructuring often bring about a change in the acquiree’s business strategy, direction, organisation and personnel structure. These can affect the employment relationship between the acquiree and its employees as well as sometimes the employment affairs of the acquirer. Acquisition can be divided into asset acquisition and equity acquisition. This article analyses how …

Covid-19: employment issues under Japanese labour law | City-Yuwa Partners

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The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan (MHLW) announced on 11 September 2020 that the number of employees who have been terminated (or will be terminated) from their employment in connection with the Covid-19 pandemic had reached 54,817 (including 25,334 non-regular employees). The Covid-19 pandemic continues to have a significant impact on the …

The ‘new normal’: the scope for adapting the ways we work as the Covid-19 pandemic continues | Kluge Advokatfirma

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The Covid-19 pandemic has presented numerous new challenges to companies across the world, including in Norway. A number of new issues and problems had –and still have –to be assessed and addressed at a very short notice. The large volume of new temporary legislation has targeted some of the immediate issues companies were faced with. …

Digital nomads, welcome to Croatia – new regulation of foreign nationals’ residence introduced | Macesic & Partners

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One of the things the Covid-19 pandemic has taught us is that most work can be performed remotely. But even before worldwide lockdowns, some individuals have been using technology to replace their offices with exotic locations around the world. They are ‘digital nomads’ and their numbers have been increasing rapidly in the last couple of …

Class actions in the UK: preparing for a changing landscape | Brodies

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If you were asked to name a well-known example of a class action, the first one to spring to mind might be Hollywood’s Erin Brockovich, based on the true story of a Californian community that claimed for damages against an energy corporation for suspected groundwater contamination, and secured a multi-million-dollar settlement. Although the likes of …

Doing business in India | Clasis Law

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India has one of the most transparent and liberal foreign direct investment regimes among the emerging and developing economies. Any foreign investment proposed to be brought into an Indian entity, either by way of subscription or purchase of securities, is governed by the Foreign Exchange Management Act 1999, Foreign Exchange Management (Non-Debt Instrument) Rules 2019, …

The board of the future | DAC Beachcroft

Legal Briefing

Lockdown was, and it’s aftermath is, the leadership challenge of a generation. Our world has not just been shaken; it’s been permanently shifted. The pandemic has firmly put the quality of business leadership under the spotlight. Senior members of legal departments, board members or not, have an organisation-wide perspective on how businesses are adapting. Informed …

Doing business in Vietnam | LuatViet

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While controlling the waves of the Covid-19 pandemic, Vietnam continues to position itself as an attractive investment destination in the Asia-Pacific region despite the ongoing US-China trade war. As a promising proposition for foreign investors, Vietnamese lawmakers have recently introduced several major changes to its investment-related legislation with the new Law on Investment (LOI) 2020 …