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|Singapore: Itemized Pay Slips and Employment Records|
David P. Longstaff; Jones Day;
October 25, 2016, previously published on October 2016From April 1, 2016, all employers must issue itemized pay slips to employees covered under the Employment Act.
|Japan: Increasing Litigation Relating to Article 20 of the Labor Contract Act|
Yusuke Hanada, Yuichiro Mori; Jones Day;
October 25, 2016, previously published on October 2016Article 20 of the Japanese Labor Contract Act ("Article 20"), which was enacted in April 2013, prohibits employers from establishing unreasonable differences between the working conditions of fixed-term employees and indefinite-term (namely, permanent) employees, taking into account the...
|Taiwan: Implementation of Adequate Funding of the Labor Pension Reserve Fund under the Amended Labor Standards Act Begins in 2016|
Jean Kuo, John C. Lin, Raymond H.Y. Wang; Jones Day;
October 25, 2016, previously published on October 2016In Taiwan, the labor pension reserve fund is the fund from which employees eligible for the pension scheme under the Labor Standards Act ("LSA") (generally referred to as the "Old Pension Scheme") receive their pension payments upon retirement. Pursuant to the old LSA, employers...
|China: Details of Major Labor Law Violators to be Made Public|
Elizabeth Cole, Cathleen Sun; Jones Day;
October 25, 2016, previously published on October 2016On September 1, 2016, the PRC Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security ("MOHRSS") issued the Public Announcement of Major Labor and Social Security Violation Acts Measures ("Measures"), which will take effect on January 1, 2017. Under the Measures, major labor and social...
|Federal Trade Commission Releases Long-Awaited Report on Patent Assertion Entities|
Joseph M. (Joe) Beauchamp, Greg Lanier, David M. (Dave) Maiorana, Sasha Mayergoyz, Geoffrey D. (Geoff) Oliver; Jones Day;
October 19, 2016, previously published on October 2016Three years after initiating an extensive sector study under section 6(b) of the FTC Act, the Federal Trade Commission has issued its report on the activities of patent assertion entities ("PAEs"). The report, titled Patent Assertion Entity Activity: An FTC Study ("PAE Report"),...
|U.S. Government Streamlines Encryption Export Controls|
Chad O. Dorr, Laura Fraedrich, Michael P. (Mike) Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, D. Grayson Yeargin; Jones Day;
October 13, 2016, previously published on October 2016On September 20, 2016, the United States made life a little easier for companies exporting products containing certain types of encryption. The U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security ("BIS") amended the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR") to, among...
|Ohio Supreme Court Decision Clarifies Mineral Rights in Utica and Marcellus Shale Plays|
Kevin C. Meacham, John P. Miller, Roy A. Powell, Jeffrey A. (Jeff) Schlegel, Jeffery D. (Jeff) Ubersax; Jones Day;
October 13, 2016, previously published on October 2016Many states have "dormant mineral" legislation providing for the transfer of severed mineral interests to the surface owner if the mineral owner does not develop the minerals or take other action manifesting an intent to preserve his interest over an extended period of time, typically 20...
|Increases in U.S. Sanctions Related to Russia and Ukraine Signal Continued Pressure|
Sean Thomas Boyce, Laura Fraedrich, Michael P. (Mike) Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib, D. Grayson Yeargin; Jones Day;
October 12, 2016, previously published on October 2016The United States sent a clear signal last month that it remains committed to sanctions against Russia by naming many new individuals and entities to restricted parties lists. On September 1, 2016, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") designated...
|Weathering the Storm: Five Tips for Maximizing Insurance Recoveries for Hurricane Matthew Losses|
Edward M. (Ed) Joyce, Jason B. Lissy; Jones Day;
October 12, 2016, previously published on October 2016With Hurricane Matthew having pummeled certain islands in the Caribbean and much of the southeastern seaboard of the United States, businesses will soon look to secure insurance recoveries for the estimated billions of dollars in property damage and business income losses left in its wake. While...
|What Should I Call My Underwear? A "Brief" Analysis of the Strength of Trademark|
Timothy P. (Tim) Fraelich, Mary Alexander Hyde, Carrie L. Kiedrowski; Jones Day;
October 11, 2016, previously published on October 2016A recent, clever commercial for Fruit of the Loom "Breathable Underwear" (click on the link to view video) concisely illustrates a common problem encountered by the marketing departments of many companies when it comes to selecting a new trademark. The commercial begins with two men who...