Our September replace covers the next:

  • an replace of the visa and journey insurance policies within the PRC. As companies re-commence worldwide journey, learn the newest necessities right here. 
  • in Indonesia, we have a look at the brand new information safety invoice, and what employers have to be grappling with. Click on right here for that replace.
  • in Singapore, we offer an outline of the latest work allow modifications, and what it means for these hiring overseas staff. Keep updated right here.
  • in Hong Kong, we check out Ng Yan Equipment Alfred v Ever Sincere Industries Ltd [2022] HKCFI 1834 the place the Hong Kong Courtroom of First Occasion utilized the “trendy strategy” check in contemplating whether or not a contractual obligation to pay termination compensation was an enforceable penalty clause. Learn a abstract of the case right here.
  • our Compliance Examine this month reminds employers within the Philippines over their telecommuting coverage necessities – verify that what you are promoting is compliant right here.
  • lastly, our Asia Comparative Article seems to be at covert recordings by staff within the office. Evaluate the foundations in Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand and the PRC right here.

The subsequent episode of our Employment Knowledge Safety Sequence can be on the tenth October and can take into account key information privateness points for employers in company restructures, together with necessities in transferring employment information inside a bunch firm or overseas and particular concerns throughout numerous phases of a company transaction. To register for this in-person collection, click on right here.

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