Webinar: Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Employment and Data Protection Law Issues and How to Minimise your Risk | 30 March 2020 | 5PM to 6PM

Webinar: Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Employment and Data Protection Law Issues and How to Minimise your Risk | 30 March 2020 | 5PM to 6PM

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OVERVIEW

With the heightened interest in the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the increased impact on global operations, LexisNexis have partnered with Clyde & Co to deliver a webinar on 30 March from 5PM to 6PM 2020, where we will discuss the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak, Employment and Data Protection Law Issues and How to Minimise your Risk. During the webinar, we will discuss:

  • Employment Issues arising from Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Data Protection and Privacy Risks
  • Collection of personal information
  • Social Media and Cyber Risks
  • Effective Protection Measures to minimise risks

 

POINTS FOR DISCUSSION

  • Employment Issues arising from Coronavirus (COVID-19)
    • What does the outbreak mean for employers and employees in the Middle East?
    • When leave is paid or unpaid.
    • Cost cutting measures to ease the burden on employers.
    • Job redundancy arising from and following the outbreak – how to protect yourself as an employer and employee.
    • Practical issues to consider in managing employees who are working from home.
  • Data Protection and Privacy Risks:
    • Remote Working
    • Data and confidentiality risks associated with working remotely.
    • Technology issues – software licensing, IT support.
  • Collection of Personal Information
    • Rights to request health information from employees.
    • Privacy issues related to health screening and other enhanced data collection.
  • Social Media and Cyber Risks
    • Considerations and risks for employer’s / company’s communication information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) on social media.
    • Understanding and managing the increase in cyber-attacks arising from the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
  • Key takeaways
    • Effective Protection Measures employers and employees need to take to minimise their risk.

 

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LEXISNEXIS MIDDLE EAST – CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) INSIGHTS

 

LexisNexis Middle East Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Kit

The LexisNexis Middle East team has developed a Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Kit featuring selected content addressing emerging issues across a variety of practice areas. The resource kit gives readers free access to articles including:

  • Commentary on ‘force majeure in the GCC’
  • Practice note on ‘the legal consequences of COVID-19 on your contracts in the UAE, Qatar, France & China’
  • Checklist on ‘COVID-19 and data privacy in Oman’
  • Checklist on ‘key operational & VAT aspects businesses in the GCC should consider’
  • Flowchart on ‘navigating the new world of working remotely, self-isolation and sick pay’
  • Skillsets for lawyers note on ‘the challenges facing the legal profession’

The LexisNexis Middle East Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Kit can be downloaded here.

 

LexisNexis Middle East Coronavirus (COVID-19) Toolkit on Lexis Middle East (lexismiddleeast.com)

A Coronavirus (COVID-19) Toolkit is also available for Lexis Middle East subscribers and can be accessed here . The toolkit gives subscribers access to:

  • Daily news feed on legal developments around COVID-19 in the Middle East
  • Commentary on the impact of Coronavirus on different industries
  • PracticalGuidance on Employment, Data Protection and Commercial law

 

Legal News on Lexis Middle East (lexismiddleeast.com)

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 to the LexisNexis Global COVID-19 Resource Kits from our teams in USA, UK, Canada, France & Australia and links to Law Firm COVID-19 Resources.

 

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  • Webinar
    30/03/2020
    17:00 - 18:00
Marlé Van Sandwyk