Employment & Benefits

Our Deals

Some significant transactions which we have worked on include:

  • Advised one of the foremost leading Washington DC headquartered software/IT industry organisation which is active in more than 80 countries in a restructuring exercise relating to their employees in numerous jurisdictions in Asia including dealing with inter jurisdictional requirements on retrenchment and termination of employment, compensation claims.
  • Advised a leading European pharmaceutical group on the structuring of their regional based employees after the disposal of their business in a South East Asia country and which required legal and tax consequences based on the nationality of the employees and the principal place of business of the company and the employees.
  • Defended a claim brought by an employer with substantial operations in various parts of Asia on behalf of its former senior employees. The employer is in the business of providing travel services to companies in the marine, offshore and cruise industries. It commenced an action against its senior employees deployed all over Asia alleging they have committed serious breaches of their duties as employees and fiduciaries in the jurisdictions under their respective charge.

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