China is clamping down on cryptocurrencies, trying to curb capital flows and possible money laundering, but it remains an active investor in blockchain technology.
We tell you what UK VAT payers can expect to face if the UK can’t reach an agreement with the EU about the terms of its exit.
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation has been extended to three additional countries — Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, which are part of the European Economic Area (EEA). We tell you why it’s critical for multinationals not to overlook this regulatory change.
Lawmakers, unions and employers increasingly recognize the need to help employees manage working time and leave time. We tell you how to promote employee health and work-life balance while mitigating employee-leave liabilities.
As American immigration policy tightens, more work visa requests are being refused, putting a damper on applications and leading some US-based companies to consider expanding to the UK, Canada and other countries as a means of bringing in skilled foreign workers.
Much media attention has been focused lately on the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, but South Korea also has some of the world’s strictest privacy laws. Here's what you need to know to comply.
Overdue US tax payments can now lead to denial of a passport or passport renewal. Expats and their employers need to understand the law and its ramifications.
A parliamentary report estimates the UK throws away 2.5 billion disposable coffee cups each year, “enough to stretch around the world roughly five and a half times.” Fewer than 1 in 400 are recycled. The report recommends a 25p (about 33-cent) levy on coffee cups, part of a trend of European lawmakers addressing the growing problem of single-use plastic waste.
Canada’s Cannabis Act goes into effect in October and legalizes marijuana. Companies operating in Canada to re-examine their HR policies and set rules governing the use of the drug in the workplace.
Until recently, companies selling online to US customers in general did not have to pay sales tax in states where they had no physical presence, but that has changed. Here's what multinationals need to know.
Many countries require a medical exam as a condition of employment, which can affect expat workers. Here are some examples of what to expect in other countries.
A change to Singapore employment law will make it easier for managers and executives there to sue their employers for wrongful dismissal.