[Webinar] Business Continuity Insight - Employment Issues in Turbulent Times

April 29, 2020, 15:00-16:00
Online Webinar

Member Price: Free
Non-Member Price: HKD 100


The outbreak of the coronavirus is posing a challenge to many businesses in mainland China and in Hong Kong, both in managing their employees and adjusting their workforce capacity. In order to aid business during these turbulent times, we have partnered with our member, KPMG, to host a webinar and discuss the following topics:

  • Frequent Human Resources enquiries and immediate responses to COVID-19
  • Immigration, tax and employment law considerations that employers should be aware of when considering taking measures relating to Business continuity planning (BCP) and coronavirus
  • EE issues with implementation of BCPs / agile working etc
  • Tips and practical guidance when dealing with Human Resources issues

Join us on April 29, 2020 to learn how your business can navigate these uncertain times. 


Murray Sarelius
Partner, National Head of People Services
KPMG China
Murray is a Tax Partner and leads KPMG’s Hong Kong and China People Services teams. Murray has over 20 years’ experience with international aspects of personal and corporate tax planning. He works extensively with businesses that are operating or investing internationally supporting the various issues associated with an internationally mobile workforce, including international executive remuneration, employee share schemes and international tax planning for employment and investment.

Alex Ma
Senior Associate
SF Lawyers (in association with KPMG Law)
Alex Ma is a senior associate at SF Lawyers specializing in employment and data privacy matters.  Alex is a qualified lawyer in Hong Kong and has extensive experience not only in Hong Kong but surrounding Asia Pacific jurisdictions on both contentious and non-contentious matters.


Sophia Chan-Combrink
Executive Director
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
Sophia Chan-Combrink is the Executive Director of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. As such, Sophia is accountable for managing and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Chamber’s full-time staff in implementing its strategic and financial plans. She was previously the Head of Education and Society at the British Council providing strategic leadership to the East Asia region, including Hong Kong. Sophia has over 20 years of experience working in the private, government and non-profit sectors in Hong Kong, Canada and South Africa. From Toronto, Sophia holds a Masters of Environmental Studies from York University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto.

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