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Labour and Employment Trends Around the Region in 180 Minutes

Deacons in association with the Employment Law Alliance (ELA) presents Labour and Employment Trends Around the Region in 180 Minutes.

We have the pleasure of gathering the ELA member firms from Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, PRC, Singapore and Taiwan, to give an introduction on a variety of hot issues in their respective jurisdictions and we cordially invite you to join us for this seminar.

Date: Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm. (Registration starts at 9:00am)

Venue: 14/F, Alexandra House, 18 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong

Language: English

CPD Points (Law Society): CPD points are being applied for

CPT Points (SFC): CPT attendance certificates will be available

Enquiries: To find out about registrtering, please contact Camay Lau at + 852 2825 9426


Programme Outline

09:30 – 09:40

Welcome Speech

Cynthia Chung, Deacons

 Opening Remarks

Steve Hirschfeld, Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP and Founder of ELA

09:40 – 10:40

PRC: Issues relating to foreign employees, labour dispatch and wage regulations

Jeffrey Wilson, Jun He

Taiwan: The trend of using dispatched employees

Elizabeth Pai, Lee, Tsai & Partners

Macau: Temporary immigration issues, constraints and solutions

Isolda Brasil, MdMe

10:40 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:20

Singapore and Malaysia: Employee fraud, restrictive covenants and privacy issues

Francis Xavier, Rajah& Tann and
Siva Nadarajah, Shearn Delamore & Co

Indonesia: Overview on direct investment/employment law and seconding expats

Richard Emmerson, SSEK

Hong Kong: Recent development – impact of standard working hours, competition law and Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) legislation

, Deacons

12:20 – 12:30

Closing remarks and questions

Key Contacts

Cynthia Chung

Partner | Corporate Commercial | Employment and Pensions

Email or call +852 2825 9297

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