COVID-19 Crisis – what does the future hold? An international employment perspective | Webinar Series

COVID-19 Crisis – what does the future hold? An international employment perspective | Webinar Series

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COVID-19 CRISIS – WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD? AN INTERNATIONAL EMPLOYMENT PERSPECTIVE

Join LexisNexis and DWF for a webinar series where we will discuss what the future holds for employment.

In this series we will be tackling everything from home working to social distancing in the workplace, adapting employment contracts to redundancies, experts from global legal business DWF will give practical guidance for global businesses on what to consider in order to remain compliant, minimise legal risk and protect their business and their people. This multi-jurisdictional team will cover perspectives from the UK, UAE, France and Singapore – discussing the similarities and differences businesses need to consider as they plan for returning their global workforces to the ‘new normal’.

 

PROGRAMME

Topic Description Date Time Registration
The story so far DWF take a brief look at how the crisis developed in each jurisdiction in order to understand the current legal framework to which businesses must adhere. This webinar will help ensure you have an informed view of the current state of play in each region and what you should be doing to comply. 22 June 2020 UK: 10AM to 11AM

France: 11AM to 12PM

UAE: 1PM to 2PM

Singapore: 5PM to 6PM

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Current employment law challenges Based on their experience from advising global clients on their COVID employment strategies, DWF will share lessons learned and suggest pragmatic solutions to some of the current legal challenges as businesses start to return to the ‘new normal’. You will understand how businesses are dealing with issues surrounding social distancing, PPE, thermal imaging and contact tracing apps from an employment, health & safety and data protection point of view. 25 June 2020 UK: 10AM to 11AM

France: 11AM to 12PM

UAE: 1PM to 2PM

Singapore: 5PM to 6PM

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Reskilling, Repurposing and Redundancy How will businesses have to change, restructure and adapt in the aftermath of the COVID crisis? When the strategy seems to be ‘adapt or die’, DWF consider what options businesses have as they look to re-engineer and consolidate their workforces locally and globally. 29 June 2020 UK: 10AM to 11AM

France: 11AM to 12PM

UAE: 1PM to 2PM

Singapore: 5PM to 6PM

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What does the future hold? Looking further ahead, DWF consider the key legal employment risks for the next 12-18 months. In this session the DWF employment team will consider employer liability issues and share their thoughts on how to plan when the future is so uncertain. 02 July 2020 UK: 10AM to 11AM

France: 11AM to 12PM

UAE: 1PM to 2PM

Singapore: 5PM to 6PM

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LEXISNEXIS MIDDLE EAST – CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) INSIGHTS

 

The LexisNexis Middle East team has developed the following Coronavirus (COVID-19) insights addressing emerging issues across a variety of practice areas.

Kits

  • COVID-19 Toolkit (for subscribers) (access here)
  • Free COVID-19 Resource Kit (1) (access here)
  • Free COVID-19 Resource Kit (2) (access here)

 

Commentary

  • Coronavirus and the potential application of the concept of Force Majeure in the GCC – Dr. Talal Aladwani
  • UAE insolvency landscape post COVID-19 pandemic – Peter Bowring
  • Measures taken by Saudi Arabia to combat COVID-19 – Dr. Qaisar H Metawea & Lamisse Bajunaid
  • Amendments to the Kuwait Law of Civil and Commercial procedures –  Dr. Talal AlAdwani
  • Catching COVID-19 deemed force majeure by French court – Prof. Luc Gynbaum
  • Coronavirus and the Rule of Law: A Warning From History – Ian McDougall

 

Practice Notes

  • COVID-19: Challenges for the Legal Profession
  • The legal consequences of COVID-19 on your contracts: Force Majeure in different jurisdictions and industries

 

Checklists & Flowcharts

  • Key Operational & VAT aspects Businesses in the GCC should consider in response to the COVID-19 crisis – Checklist
  • COVID-19 and Data Privacy (Oman) – Checklist
  • COVID-19: Navigating the new world of working remotely, self-isolation and sick pay – Flowchart

 

Q&A Guides

  • COVID-19: How to Lead Through Change – Q&A
  • COVID-19 and UAE property law
  • What will the legal landscape look like post COVID-19 and what should we expect from a business perspective?

 

Precedents

  • Force Majeure Clause
  • Force Majeure and Business Continuity Clause

 

Legal News

Lexis Middle East subscribers have access to our daily news stream, which includes COVID-19 legal updates. These updates can be accessed here or in the ‘Legal News’ module of Lexis Middle East.

 

LexisNexis MENA COVID-19 Blog

The LexisNexis Middle East team has also launched a blog on developments on COVID-19 in the Middle East, which can be accessed here.

 

LexisNexis Global Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Kits

Readers can also access direct links (here) to the LexisNexis Global COVID-19 Resource Kits from our teams in USA, UK, Canada, France & Australia.

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  • Webinar 1: The story so far
    22/06/2020
    13:00 - 14:00
  • Webinar 2: Current employment law challenges
    25/06/2020
    13:00 - 14:00
  • Webinar 3: Reskilling, Repurposing and Redundancy
    29/06/2020
    13:00 - 14:00
  • Webinar 4: What does the future hold?
    02/07/2020
    13:00 - 14:00
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