This month’s replace covers the next:

  • We have a look at the Digital Private Information Safety Act, 2023 (DPDPA), India’s first complete knowledge privateness laws. Whereas the efficient date of the laws has not but been introduced, employers might want to contemplate how the regulation could influence the way in which they handle worker knowledge. Click on right here to search out out extra.
  • Over in Mainland China, there have been a number of modifications on particular person earnings tax therapy for annual bonus, allowances for overseas staff and particular extra deductions. Click on right here to see a abstract of the modifications. Moreover, forward of the 30 November deadline for corporations to adjust to the laws on commonplace contract for cross-border switch of private data, our EPI and TMT groups collectively contemplate what employers should do when endeavor cross-border switch of staff’ data. Click on right here for a abstract of the necessities.
  • Our Compliance Verify this month seems to be at current amendments to unpaid toddler care go away and paid paternity go away in Singapore. Click on right here to make it possible for your organization is compliant.
  • Our Asia comparative article this month compares necessary pension advantages for overseas staff and considers whether or not the advantages could also be withdrawn upon repatriation, throughout Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. Click on right here to match the principles.


Fatim Jumabhoy

Prawidha Murti

Nonnabhat Paiboon

Gillian Miao

Veronica So

Nurul Ayu Fajarani


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