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WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF KOREA PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
The Korean government takes an active, investor-friendly role in approving and regulating foreign direct investment....more
According to the Preservation and Development of Agricultural Land Framework Bill of 2014, “agricultural land is the common heritage of all the peo-ple of South Africa and the Department of Agriculture, Forestry, and...more
WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF JAPAN PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
Generally speaking, foreigners can conduct business in Japan on an equal legal footing with Japanese citizens. The...more
How global events shape local labour laws -
Giving employers the better deal?
The global economic crisis squeezed corporate profits, reduced demand for goods and services and shrank workforces. Now, new labour laws...more
1. WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF INDONESIA PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
The existing Indonesian Investment Act is Law No. 25 of 2007, passed by the Indonesian House of Representatives...more
1. WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
Historically, India has been a regulated economy since its independence. The government of India (GOI) launched a new...more
Businesses operating in or expanding to the US, including those from Ireland and Northern Ireland, use independent contractors to avoid some of the baggage associated with the employer/employee relationship under US law. The...more
Hong Kong is always rated as one of the world’s freest economies, one of the reasons being that the government has always adopted the approach of nonintervention.
Hong Kong strives to attract more foreign investors to...more
1. WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF CHINA PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
In the past, foreign investment in China was highly regulated. However, following China’s entry into WTO in 2001,...more
James Petter was a U.K.-based senior employee of the U.K. subsidiary of a U.S. company. As part of his compensation package, he was awarded restricted stock units (RSU) under the U.S. parent’s plan. The plan contained an...more
Many US employers are exploring opportunities to expand globally. Due to the English-speaking special relationship between the US and the UK, employers may first look to the UK to for international exapansion. However,...more
EMPLOYMENT LAWS -
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT -
Terms and conditions of work performed by employees in New Zealand are governed by:
• Legislation governing employment terms and working conditions,...more
Whistleblowing: An employer's guide to global compliance -
As the global push to combat corruption in government, politics, civil society and business gathers pace, whistleblowing continues to be a topic of ever...more
Nigeria is a federal constitutional republic located on the west coast of Africa. Modern Nigeria has its origins as a British colony through the 19th and 20th century until it achieved independence in 1960. Comprising 36...more
The Angolan legal system allows any foreign citizen to perform a professional activity in Angola, without prejudice of international law.
However, as we will explain below, the foreign employment legislation is subject...more
On June 12, 2015, Mexico amended the Federal Labor Law (“FLL”), adopting the increase in the legal working age that was enacted through a constitutional amendment in 2014. (Click here to read our discussion of the 2014...more
El pasado 12 de junio de 2015, Mexico reformó la Ley Federal del Trabajo (“LFT”) adoptando el incremento a la edad mínima para trabajar derivado de la reforma Constitucional de Junio 2014. (De clic para revisar nuestro...more
The amendments to the Saudi Labour (Royal Decree No. M/46 of 05/06/1436) were published in the official gazette No. 4563 dated 24 April 2015. It has been announced by the Ministry of Labour that these will be implemented six...more
In an increasingly global economy, it is only natural to see a rise in complex and high-stakes international lawsuits. As a result, cross-border discovery issues are now commonplace, a staple of international litigation. ...more
The Muslim holy month of Ramadan is fast approaching. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar and this year the holy month is anticipated to commence around 18 June 2015 and last until 17 July 2015. The start...more
European Court of Justice (ECJ) rules on the meaning of ‘establishment' -
After two years of litigation, the ECJ has finally approved a return to the status quo in collective redundancy exercises in the European Union. ...more
For many employers, the key to having a productive and high-performing workforce is recruiting the right people to start with. However, it is important for employers to be aware that even before an employee...more
- In this Issue:
- About Us
- Results Of 2015 SelectUSA Summit
- 2015 Upcoming Events
- RAISING CAPITAL: Simplifying the U.S. Capital Markets
- Recent FDI Success Stories
La Corte Constitucional, mediante sentencia C – 593 de 2014, estableció los lineamentos para el desarrollo del proceso disciplinario laboral de los trabajadores. Sobre el particular, la Corte afirmó que el procedimiento...more
Recruiting in Thailand is often done through database recruitment, licensed headhunting firms, or by placing advertisements in newspapers and various media or on the internet. With regards to hiring of new...more
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