On April 20, 2017, Taiwan proposed a set of measures to attract foreign professionals to Taiwan.
On May 28, 2017, Saudi Arabia published its draft Value Added Tax (VAT) legislation for public consultation.
On June 6, 2017, the Italian House Chief called for the stricter tax regulations on large multination digital firms.
On May 17, 2017, the Danish parliament adopted various measures to avoid international tax evasion.
On May 29, 2017, Brazil submitted an official request to join the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Any US citizens or resident aliens who are required to file the Foreign Bank Account Reporting form (FBAR, also known as FinCEN Form 114) previously had a hard deadline of June 30.
Effective April 1, 2017, the Employment Claims Tribunal (ECT) replaced the Labour Court in adjudicating contractual and statutory salary related claims.
Effective July 1, 2017, employers must offer re-employment up to age 67.
New guidelines encourage employers to grant their fixed term employees benefits currently only offered to employees in permanent positions.
The revised guidelines encourage employers to maintain a strong Singaporean core and assist employees through restructuring by upgrading their skills or redesigning jobs.
As of July 1, 2016, employers with a minimum of 50 employees were required to put in place a whistleblowing scheme.
Employers in the Netherlands have protested against a requirement to pay a transition fee to employees who are dismissed after two years of long term illness.