To address the uncertainty surrounding the effects of COVID-19 on the domestic employment market, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE) (the “Ministry”) has issued Ministerial Resolution No. 279 of 2020 on Employment Stability in the Private Sector containing guidance for onshore based employers as to employment related measures they can take in response to the global Covid-19 (the “Resolution”).> Read more
The 13th National People's Congress of China (NPC) and the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) were held from March 3, to March 20, 2018.> Read more
Lara Boursier, head of Asia Desk at Simon Associés, was appointed "Conseiller du Commerce Extérieur" (French Foreign Trade Advisor) in South Korea, on February 22nd, 2018.
French Foreign Trade Advisors are appointed for a 3-year-long period, by decree of the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs.
Lara Boursier, located in Seoul, but also working in Beijing will hold this title until January 1st, 2021.
This appointment makes her a key point of contact for French entrepreneurs willing to develop their activity in South Korea.
It is an honour, but also an official recognition of her work in advising French economic actors on the South Korean market, as well as on the Asian market.> Read more
On December 1st, 2017, SIMON Associés and YINGKE Lawyers co-hosted a Business Breakfast in Beijing, gathering more than 50 influencial business actors, on the topic “French-Chinese cooperation and the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)”.> Read more
In this interview Lara Bousier gives advice to foreign brands wanting to set up shop there, talks about the legal issues to consider. She also suggests the right gateway to the market and analyses the market segments are still untapped in China.> Read more