In the Asia Pacific Competition update, we provide you with a practical overview of the most notable antitrust legal developments of the third quarter in 2021 that may affect your business.
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) announced the Offshore Wind Power Planning Site Capacity Allocation Guidelines on 19 August 2021. The Allocation Guidelines outlines the regulations and rules for an applicant to apply for grid capacity from the Bureau of Energy (BOE)/MOEA. The timing for the MOEA to accept application for grid allocation is to be announced.
On 23 June 2021, Taiwan’s Ministry of Labor issued the “Occupational Safety and Health References Guidelines on Working from Home”, indicating that working from home has become a mainstream work model regulated by the labor authority.
Explore our key resources and stay abreast of market developments and trends in the corporate power purchase agreement space.
Our Asia Pacific Employment & Compensation Team is pleased to provide you with our second quarterly update for 2021 highlighting key employment law changes across the Asia Pacific region.
As the pandemic alert has been raised to Level 3, companies have upgraded their pandemic countermeasures. Many companies have implemented work-from-home or a remote work plan in response to the pandemic to reduce the potential impact caused by COVID-19 and to ensure continuity of business operations.
One of the critical issues for work-from-home arrangement is how to keep an employee attendance record. According to the latest ruling issued by the Ministry of Labor, companies may follow the ‘Guiding Principles for Employees Work Time Away from the Business Premises’ to determine the working hours and maintain attendance records.
Due to a spike of locally confirmed cases over the past week, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) had elevated the epidemic warning for Taipei City and New Taipei City from Level 2 to Level 3 effective from 15 to 28 May. Below are the key points that employers need to know.
Continuing our series of video chats on the Future of Disputes in Asia Pacific, we take a look at C&I trends and developments across the region. Mini vandePol, head of the Firm’s Asia Pacific Compliance & Investigations Group, and Georgie Farrant, head of Australia’s Dispute Resolution team, talk about global C&I trends that impact clients operating in Asia Pacific such as ESG, economic sanctions, anti-bribery/corruption developments and compliance programs.
In the first episode, Nandakumar Ponniya, chair of the Asia Pacific Dispute Resolution Group, Cynthia Tang, head of the Hong Kong Dispute Resolution team, and Yoshiaki Muto, head of Tokyo’s Dispute Resolution team, discuss developments in commercial litigation around four key areas: (1) technology, (2) mediation, (3) international commercial courts, and (4) class actions in Asia Pacific.
Since the ICO boom in 2017, governments around the world began settling on different approaches to regulating the crypto industry. Many legislatures and regulators proactively drafted new laws, regulations, guidance and frameworks for the crypto industry. Others used investigatory authorities and enforcement actions to regulate the industry. We expect that…