Vijita Verma

Senior Corporate Counsel at Infosys Ltd

My Articles

From Chaos to Clarity: India's New Compensation Law

On Aug. 8, 2019, the Ministry of Law and Justice in India formally announced its Code of Wages (Code), which amended and consolidated labor laws relating to wages, bonus, and similar matters that are applicable to all workers in India. This article will discuss the history and coverage; salient features that affect employers and employees; and enforcement reforms, including the offenses and penalties.

The Secret to Japanese Contract Negotiation: Patience, Pragmatism, and Polite Manners

Fools rush in when conducting business in Japan. Rather than race through a deal, most Japanese employers value group consensus decision-making — and the same is true for creating contracts and finalizing negotiations with outside parties. After learning the basics of Japanese business etiquette, in-house counsel will discover why patience truly is a virtue.