Date & Time
Thursday, October 24, 2019
8:00 am-10:00 am
   |   Live Event
Continuing Education:
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If you have prior or currently manage employees in APAC, this program is designed for you. Participants in the program will have the opportunity to address important labor developments in the key economies of Asia, including China, Japan, Korea, and Singapore. Our panelists include licensed counsel from China, Japan, Korea and experienced counsel in the region who regularly guide foreign employers in managing the distinctions of these laws.

What are / have been the key pending changes in employment law for the region in 2020 and how can you prepare?

  • Non-discrimination between regular and irregular workers
  • Expansion of protections against sexual harassment
  • Expansion of protections for families

What are the key pitfalls for foreign companies managing the APAC workforce and what strategies can we use to avoid them?

  • Unique considerations for layoffs and terminations
  • Unique considerations for adapting global policies and/or documentation for use in Asia
  • Unique considerations for incentive plans and subcontractors

Registration and Breakfast: 8:00 – 8:30 am

Program: 8:30 – 10:00 am


Aki Tanaka


Trent M. Sutton