The ability to move employees across borders is essential to the success of today’s multinational businesses. In order to respond to the needs of global Japanese companies, we stay up to date with the latest foreign labor laws, particularly in the Asia Pacific region, where Japanese corporations are rapidly expanding. Our market presence in over 45 countries also enables us to utilize the expertise of over 500 attorneys worldwide practicing in their local jurisdictions to provide our clients with sound advice on human resources management and employment issues. Our support includes advising on such issues as an employer’s obligation to ensure the safety of expatriates and other employees.

Representative Experience

  • Assisted a Japanese heavy equipment company with legal advice and a compliance review regarding its new global human resources system.
  • Advised a Japanese automotive components company in relation to the employment law aspects, including immigration regulations, of the relocation of its temporary employees from various countries due to incidental difficulties in the operation of an assembly factory in an EU member state.