Every few weeks one of our China lawyers gets a somewhat frantic email from an English teacher in China and we hate them.
This month, we introduce a new series focusing on occupational health and safety (“OH&S”) issues to help employers ensure health and safety in the workplace and avoid penalties under the Workers’ Compensation Act and Occupational Health and Safety Regulation (the “Regulation”).
Increased Information Obligations to Employees in French Company Takeovers Threaten Transaction Confidentiality
France has recently introduced new rules obliging smaller companies to provide increased information to their employees regarding prospective takeovers and ownership changes and also regarding opportunities for the staff to make acquisition offers themselves.
The October 2014 Africa’s Pulse released by The World Bank confirms that economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa continues to be strong.
Almost five months after federal parliamentary elections took place, the negotiators from the four political parties around the negotiating table (Flemish parties NVA, CD&V and Open VLD and Walloon party MR) reached a coalition agreement which contains quite a few interesting policy initiatives from a privacy and IT law perspective.
Recently, a federal judge dismissed an action the EEOC filed against CVS Pharmacy, Inc, in which the EEOC challenged several terms in CVS’s standard separation agreement.
An increasing number of countries and organizations offer now flexible working schemes, not only to help employees get balance between work and personal life, but to fight unemployment.
The issue of alcohol consumption in the workplace is a common concern for any employer wishing to protect its employees’ health and safety at work.
Forming a company in China is almost always difficult and expensive. Operating a company in China is also almost always difficult and expensive.