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Russia: Secondment provisions now in force

On 1 January 2016 the provisions of Russian law on employee's labour arrangements (secondments) adopted back in 2014 entered into force.

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Russia: Major overhaul of secondment arrangements

After almost 4 years of deliberation, the concept of a secondment has finally been introduced into the Russian Labour Code by Federal Law No. 116-FZ dated 5 May 2014 (the “Law”) entering into force on 1 January 2016. Amendments have … Continue reading

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China clarifies when cross-border secondments give rise to taxable establishments

New rules regarding seconded personnel and taxable establishments in China will be effective from 1 June 2013. We recommend that non-resident enterprises review, and where necessary amend, contracts and other documents that might result in additional tax in China. The … Continue reading

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Secondments: do they have a future in Russia

Modern Russian labour legislation is underpinned by a fundamental principle dating back to the Soviet era – the principle of the full protection of employees. That is why, although secondments are relatively common in Russia, the employer’s ability to second … Continue reading

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International secondments: legal and practical issues for companies managing overseas workers

Given the lack of specific legislation in the UAE on unfair dismissal and redundancy, expatriate employees increasingly turn to UK courts and tribunals to defend their employment rights. Our briefing discusses the territorial scope of UK employment law which is … Continue reading

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