Employment in Malaysia: Deciphering Malaysia’s Employment Legal Landscape
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Employment in Malaysia: Deciphering Malaysia’s Employment Legal Landscape

Linkedin Link 1. What are the fundamental principles that shape employment law in your country and how does employment law in your country accommodate flexible employment arrangements? Employment law in Malaysia revolves around the Employment Act 1955 (“EA”) and the Industrial Relations Act 1967 (“IRA”), supplemented by secondary legislation and case law jurisprudence. Fundamental principles…

Employment in the United States: Navigating Compliance for Modern Workplaces
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Employment in the United States: Navigating Compliance for Modern Workplaces

Linkedin Link 1. What are the fundamental principles that shape employment laws in your country and how do employment laws in your country accommodate flexible employment arrangements? Employment matters are governed by both federal and state laws in the United States. In general, federal laws prevail over state laws unless state laws provide more protections…

Employment in Japan: Leveraging Japan’s Labor Force for Business Success amid Unique Traditional Practices and Evolving Regulations
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Employment in Japan: Leveraging Japan’s Labor Force for Business Success amid Unique Traditional Practices and Evolving Regulations

Linkedin Link 1. What are the fundamental principles that shape employment laws in your country and how do employment laws in your country accommodate flexible employment arrangements? Employment law in Japan is primarily shaped by several fundamental principles that prioritize job security, fairness, and the protection of workers’ rights. These principles are deeply ingrained in…

Employment in Hong Kong: Achieving Compliance and Efficiency in Employment Regulations
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Employment in Hong Kong: Achieving Compliance and Efficiency in Employment Regulations

Linkedin Link 1. What are the fundamental principles that shape employment laws in your jurisdiction and how do employment laws in your jurisdiction accommodate flexible employment arrangements? The fundamental principle of employment law in Hong Kong lies in the distinction between independent contractors and employees. The importance of this distinction boils down to the application…

Employment in Singapore: Advocating Equal Treatment, Ensure Legal Compliance
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Employment in Singapore: Advocating Equal Treatment, Ensure Legal Compliance

Linkedin Link 1. What are the fundamental principles that shape employment laws in your country and how do employment laws in your country accommodate flexible employment arrangements? Overall, the fundamental principles currently shaping employment law in Singapore are commercial considerations to create a business-friendly environment whilst balancing employee protections to foster equal opportunities for all…

Employment in Thailand: Upholding Equity and Compliance for a Stable Workforce
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Employment in Thailand: Upholding Equity and Compliance for a Stable Workforce

Linkedin Link 1. What are the fundamental principles that shape employment law in your country and how does employment law in your country accommodate flexible employment arrangements? The major laws of employment in Thailand that shape employment arrangements are Labor Protection Act B.E. 2541 (1998) (“Labor Protection Act”), Labor Relations Law B.E. 2518 (1975) (“Labor…

Employment in Indonesia: Maneuvering Essentials Laws for Business Success
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Employment in Indonesia: Maneuvering Essentials Laws for Business Success

Linkedin Link 1. What are the fundamental principles that shape employment laws in your country and how do employment laws in your country accommodate flexible employment arrangements? The employment relationship in Indonesia is primarily governed by contractual agreements covering work, instructions, and wages. Indonesian employment laws offer flexibility within these agreements while ensuring fairness for…

Employment Guidelines
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Employment Guidelines

Dear Readers, In the intricate tapestry of global commerce, each country crafts its own unique set of regulations and practices, thereby shaping the employment and investment landscape within its borders. For investors traversing these diverse jurisdictions, navigating the labyrinthine corridors of legal frameworks and cultural nuances becomes imperative for success. ADCO Law recognizes that a…

Indonesia Strengthens its Arbitration Framework: A Look at PERMA Number 3 of 2023
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Indonesia Strengthens its Arbitration Framework: A Look at PERMA Number 3 of 2023

Indonesia has strengthened its arbitration framework with Supreme Court Regulation No. 3 of 2023, or PERMA 3/2023. This is a response to the need for efficient dispute resolution in today’s rapidly evolving commercial landscape. PERMA 3/2023 expands the jurisdiction for enforcing international arbitral awards, clarifies the definition of “public policy,” and facilitates electronic registration and…

Whistleblowing System: Encouraging Reporting of Employment Fraud
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Whistleblowing System: Encouraging Reporting of Employment Fraud

In recent years, there has been a growing trend in the implementation of whistleblowing system across various organizations, which initially started with the use of this system in government institutions. Companies in the private sector have also implemented the whistleblowing system in an effort to address and prevent corporate malpractice, corporate fraud, internal bribery, corruption,…