What Employers in Asia Need to Know about Protecting Company Rights and Confidential Information - South Asia/Pacific

Date(s) of Presentation
Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 4:00-5:30 a.m. GMT

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Webinar Description

Employers in Asia are increasingly facing how best to protect confidential information and IP rights when an employee leaves the company. Restrictive covenants sometimes help, but provisions that are not well-drafted may not be enforceable. This webinar, featuring employment lawyers from across Asia, will use a case scenario to offer guidance and practical insight into how employers can address these key issues, specifically:

  • How can employers prevent terminated employees from competing with their former company?
  • If there is a post-termination non-compete, what remedies are available to the employer?
  • What course of action can employers take when faced with a breach of a confidentiality obligation and IP rights?
  • What are the myriad considerations if the confidentiality breach involves cross-borders?


  • Cynthia Chung, Moderator, Deacons, Hong Kong
  • Richard Emmerson, Soewito Suhardiman Eddymurthy Kardono , Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Atul Gupta, Trilegal, Bangalore, India
  • Phillipa Muir, Simpson Grierson, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Siva Nadarajah, Shearn Delamore & Co., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Sameer Sattar, Sattar and Co., Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Wei Na Sim, Rajah & Tann, Singapore
  • John Tuck, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Melbourne, Australia