This month in our comparative table here, we consider the legal obligations on employers considering a transfer of business/undertaking, focussing on the position in China, Indonesia and Thailand.
There are complicated rules which govern when and how a foreign entity can operate in Indonesia without establishing a local entity. Companies should pay particular attention to employment structures in such circumstances.
Indonesia’s Ministry of Manpower (“MOM”) has issued a new regulation, MOM Regulation No. 10 of 2018 on Procedures for the Utilisation of Foreign Workers (“Reg 10/2018”), which implements President Regulation No. 20 of 2018 on Expatriate Utilisation (“PR 20/2018”). Employers employing expatriates working in Indonesia should be mindful of the additional obligations introduced through Reg 10/2018. For further details, you can read our update here. Continue reading
In part two of our comparative table here, we consider whether employers may offer benefits to LGBTI employees and their spouses/partners in Thailand, Indonesia and Japan.