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  1. Legal news
    04 November 2020
    Have you updated your company’s policy on sexual harassment?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/denmark/me-too

    In the wake of the current (and second) #metoo wave which has also hit Danish companies, this is a good opportunity for companies to update their company and/or employee handbook on sexual harassment to ensure that ...

  2. Legal news
    24 June 2021
    Changes to work immigration rules – Dependant’s Pass holders will require Work Pass in order to work in Singapore
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/singapore/changes-to-work-immigration-rules-dependants-pass-holders-will-require-work-pass-in-order-to-work

    With effect from 1 May 2021, any foreigner in Singapore on a dependant's pass (“DP Holder”) will need to have their own work pass in order to be employed in Singapore; the current Letter of Consent (“LOC”) method will ...

  3. Legal news
    13 July 2020
    Hong Kong Maternity Leave Update - July 2020
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/hong-kong/hong-kong-maternity-leave-update---july-2020

    On 9 July 2020, the Employment (Amendment) Bill 2019 (the "Bill") was passed by the Hong Kong Legislative Council.

  4. Legal news
    28 June 2021
    Workplace behaviours continue to be a focus in 2021
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/workplace-behaviours-continue-to-be-a-focus-in-2021

    Sexual harassment in the workplace is an ongoing issue for employers and despite the fact that some time has now passed since the ‘Me Too’ movement started, the spotlight on sexual harassment continues for employers in ...

  5. Legal news
    30 June 2021
    Frontline APAC Employment Law Update June 2021
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/frontline-apac-employment-law-update-june-2021

    In this issue of Bird & Bird's APAC Frontline, we look back at the various changes and developments in the last quarter across Australia, Hong Kong, the People's Republic of China (PRC) and Singapore.

  6. Legal news
    06 August 2020
    Private use of corporate email accounts in Hungary
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/hungary/private-use-of-corporate-email-accounts-in-hungary

    In the last six months, the Hungarian Data Protection Authority (“NAIH”) has imposed a total of approx. EUR 5,000 in data protection fines for the private use of corporate email accounts, in three cases.

  7. Legal news
    12 November 2020
    An overview and analysis of the new whistleblower directive
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/an-overview-and-analysis-of-the-new-whistleblower-directive

    On 7 October 2019, the EU Council of Ministers adopted a new whistleblower protection directive which obliges the member states to implement whistleblower rules which cover companies and public authorities and oblige ...

  8. Legal news
    11 October 2018
    EU migration post-Brexit: recommendations of the Migration Advisory Committee
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/uk/eu-migration-post-brexit-recommendations-of-the-migration-advisory-committee

    In September 2018, employers and EU citizens welcomed the final report from the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), which sketched the outline of a future migration landscape for EU workers.

  9. Legal news
    04 August 2020
    Hong Kong: Wrong Place at the Wrong Time – Managing Hong Kong Employee Mobility Issues During COVID-19
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/china/wrong-place-at-the-wrong-time

    The world, many organisations are wondering how to navigate the legal landscape and the practicalities resulting from employees or new hires being stranded in geographical locations outside their normal or anticipated ...

  10. Legal news
    29 June 2020
    China Frontline June 2020 - Ahead of the Curve: what employers need to know when re-opening offices?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/china/china-frontline-june-2020-ahead-of-the-curve

    In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Chinese government has issued a number of guidelines on the epidemic control and prevention to employers and the general public. What one can observe from the development of ...