As part of our continued efforts to guide clients through these challenging times, the Asia Pacific Employment & Compensation Group brings you these recorded webinars which provide key and practical insights on employment and compensation trends and major challenges being faced by businesses across the region. 

If you have questions or would like to know more about the topics discussed below, please reach out to your Baker McKenzie key employment contact or our lawyers listed below.

Employment & Compensation Webinars



Asia Pacific Immigration & Mobility (AIM) Virtual Summit 2021
Broadcast date: 19 August 2021
Jurisdictions covered: Australia, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam
Speakers: Catherine Fitzpatrick, Hanna Jung, Zora Mao, Sujintana Mongkolthanit, Miguel Galvez, Zhao Yang Ng, Thuy Hang Nguyen


Global Guided Tour for US Multinational Employers - APAC
Broadcast date: 16 June 2021
Moderator: Joe Deng
Speakers: Celeste Ang, Kenneth Chua, Jonathan Isaacs, Michael Michalandos, Tomohisa Muranushi


Asia Pacific Employment & Compensation Webinars: All About Vaccines
Broadcast date: 1 April 2021
Jurisdictions covered: Australia, Hong Kong, PRC, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
Speakers: Michael Michalandos, Rowan McKenzie, Jonathan Isaacs, Alvira Wahjosoedibjo, Tomohisa Muranushi, Kenneth Chua, Sujintana Mongkolthanit, Celeste Ang, Nam-Ake Lekfuangfu, Seraphim Ma, Thuy Hang Nguyen


Asia Pacific: Are Your Employees Considering Year-End Travel? Here's What Your Company and They Should Know
Broadcast date: 16 December 2020
Jurisdictions covered: Australia, Singapore, Vietnam
Speakers: Vivien Yu, Hanna Jung, Zhao Yang Ng, Thuy Hang Nguyen


Asia Pacific Employment & Compensation Webinars: The Future of Remote Work
Broadcast date: 24 November 2020
Jurisdictions covered: Hong Kong, PRC, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam
Speakers: Rowan McKenzie, Jonathan Isaacs, Celeste Ang, Sonia Wong, Thuy Hang Nguyen, Sujintana Mongkolthanit, Alvira Wahjosoedibjo


Asia Pacific Reopening Playbook: Keep Your Workforce Mobility Ready as the Borders Reopen
Broadcast date: 24 June 2020
Jurisdictions covered: Australia, China, Hong Kong, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam
Speakers: Thuy Hang Nguyen, Miguel Galvez, Vivien Yu, Hanna Jung, Zhao Yang Ng


The Next Normal in Asia Pacific
Broadcast date: 3 June 2020
Jurisdictions covered: Australia, China, Hong Kong, Singapore
Speakers: Catherine Fitzpatrick, Hanna Jung, Zhao Yang Ng, Vivien Yu


Employment Law Considerations for Reopening the Workplace (joint webinar with WBCSD)
Broadcast date: 26 May 2020
Jurisdictions covered: Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore
Speakers: Michael Michalandos, Celeste Ang, Jonathan Isaacs, Tomohisa Muranushi, Emily Rayner, Vikram Shroff*
*Nishith Desai Associates, India


COVID-19: Webinar: Managing Disruption and Change: Cost-Cutting Measures for Businesses
Broadcast date: 24 April 2020
Jurisdictions covered: Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
Speakers: Michael Michalandos, Jonathan Isaacs, Celeste Ang, Kenneth Chua, Emily Rayner, Zheng Lu, Alvira Wahjosoedibjo, Tomohisa Muranushi, Sujintana Mongkolthanit, Howard Shiu, Nam-Ake Lekfuangfu, Thuy Hang Nguyen


COVID-19 Webinar: Key Employer Obligations and Data Privacy Implications
Broadcast date: 13 March 2020
Jurisdictions covered: Australia, China, Hong Kong, Philippines, Singapore
Speakers: Michael Michalandos, Jonathan Isaacs, Celeste Ang, Kenneth Chua, Emily Rayner, Ken Chia, Paolo Sbuttoni, Zheng Lu

FutureWorks Programme Webinars

The Asia Pacific FutureWorks programme focuses on delivering thought-provoking and practical content to employers on current issues, by collaborating with leaders in different fields of expertise.



Managing Generational Differences in the Workplace
Broadcast date: Wednesday, 29 July 2020
Speakers: Michael Michalandos, Emily Rayner, Zhao Yang Ng, Prof. Peter Gahan (University of Melbourne)


The Future of Work after COVID-19: Building Flexibility into Your Workforce
Broadcast date: 29 June 2020
Speakers: Michael Michalandos, Zheng Lu, Adrian Lawrence, Prof. Peter Gahan (University of Melbourne)


Protecting Minds in Uncertain Times: An Employer's Guide to Securing the Mental Health of Their Workforce
Broadcast date: 11 May 2020
Speakers: Michael Michalandos, Celeste Ang, Dr. Andrew Stock (psychologist), Mark Dean (founder of enMasse)

Jurisdiction-Specific Webinars


China


Employment Law Review 2020
Broadcast date: 11 December 2020
Speakers: Jonathan Isaacs, Zheng Lu, Bofu An, Vivien Yu

Hong Kong


HR Mistakes that Cost Companies Money - Cases in Review
Broadcast date: 9 September
Speakers: Rowan McKenzie, Emily Rayner, Ken Ng


Hong Kong and Singapore - Mandatory Reference Schemes: Curbing the "Rolling of Bad Apples"
Broadcast date: 13 August 2021
Speakers: Sonia Wong, Zhao Yang Ng
Eunice Tan, Grace Fung


Hong Kong and Singapore - Justifying Dismissals
Broadcast date: 28 April 2021
Speakers: Sonia Wong, Zhao Yang Ng,
Venus Man, Pradeep Nair


Employment Law Review 2020
Broadcast date: 4 December 2020
Speakers: Rowan McKenzie, Jonathan Isaacs, Amy Ling, Carrie Lui,
Vivian Yu, Sonia Wong, Ken Ng, Emily Rayner, Venus Man, Katherine Tong


Managing Cybersecurity and Mitigating Cyber Fraud and Data Privacy Risks
Broadcast date: 29 October 2020
Speakers: Rowan McKenzie, Marcia Lee, Gillian Lam


Sugaring the Pill: Handling Employee Sickness Absences
Broadcast date: 10 July 2020
Speakers: Rowan McKenzie, Ken Ng, Emily Rayner, Venus Man, Katherine Tong


Reopening: A Returning Workforce in Hong Kong  – Key Employer Considerations
Broadcast date: 12 May 2020
Speakers: Rowan McKenzie, Ken Ng, Venus Man 

Philippines


Modern Workforce Transformation: Philippine Employers' Guide to Future-Proofing the Workplace
Broadcast date : 27 July 2021
Speakers : Kenneth Chua, Maria Macasaet-Acaban, Eliseo Zuñiga, Jr., Miguel Galvez, Reena Mitra-Ventanilla, Kristine Anne Mercado-Tamayo and Ramon Bacani


The COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout: What does it mean for Philippine employers?
Broadcast date: 26 May 2021
Speakers: Kenneth Chua, Divina Ilas-Panganiban, Luisa Fernandez-Guina


Employment Law Review 2020
Broadcast date : 14 January 2021
Speakers : Patrick Salazar, Marianne Ko-Tibayan, Rosalyn Ruth Anuncio

Singapore


Hong Kong and Singapore - Mandatory Reference Schemes: Curbing the "Rolling of Bad Apples"
Broadcast date: 13 August 2021
Speakers: Sonia Wong, Zhao Yang Ng
Eunice Tan, Grace Fung


Hong Kong and Singapore - Justifying Dismissals
Broadcast date: 28 April 2021
Speakers: Sonia Wong, Zhao Yang Ng
Venus Man, Pradeep Nair

Thailand


Working from Home - Are you ready for a new normal?
Broadcast date: 28 April 2020
Speakers: Suriyong Tungsuwan, Nam-Ake Lekfuangfu, Theeranit Pongpanarat


Key Employers' Responses and Obligations in Light of the COVID-19 Outbreak
Broadcast date: 1 April 2020
Speakers: Suriyong Tungsuwan, Nam-Ake Lekfuangfu, William T. Nophakoon, Theeranit Pongpanarat

Vietnam


COVID-19 Webinar: What Vietnam Employees Need to Know
Broadcast date: 6 April 2020
Speakers: Thuy Hang Nguyen, Xuan Hung Pham

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