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Covid-19 - Commercial contract and employment legal issues faced by businesses

Webinar organiser: The Hong Kong Retail Management Association

Webinar organiser: The Hong Kong Retail Management Association

15:00-16:00, Wednesday, 8 April 2020

The outbreak of Covid-19 has affected and continues to affect businesses in many ways. The sudden onset of Convid-19 has put the spotlight on commercial and employment issues and management are tasked with coming up with fresh strategies in these turbulent times.

In this webinar, the following topics will be covered:

1. Common commercial contract issues facing businesses in challenging times

  • Approving and signing contracts
  • Complying with contractual time limits
  • Suspending or terminating contracts
  • Dealing with potential breaches of contract
     

2. Common measures in handling employees during turbulent times

  • Remote and alternative working arrangements
  • Changes to secondment arrangements
  • Initiation of unpaid or part paid leave
  • Deferral of employment and/or payments
  • Layoffs and termination of employment

 

For registration and more information, pleaes visit this website: hkrma.org

For enquiries, please contact Tracy Leung at +852 2685 7381.

Speakers

Shirley Fu
Partner, M&A and Corporate
SF Lawyers (In Association with KPMG Law)

Alex Ma
Senior Associate, Employment
SF Lawyers (In Association with KPMG Law)

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