Date: 28 September 2023
Time: 8:00 AM UTC
Duration: 60 min
Language: English
Format: Online
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Worldwide: Office Handbook Under Hong Kong Employment Laws in Particular of Personal Data Protection, Cybersecurity and More

In today's digital age, it is vital for employment terms and handbooks to match the ever-changing needs of the employment market. Safeguarding clients' and employees' personal data, enhancing data security awareness, as well as mitigating cyber threats has become crucial for organisations and employers alike. As these become increasingly prevalent concerns in corporations, we have launched a webinar to elucidate the contemporary issues in Employment Handbook under Employment Laws and various ordinances in Hong Kong.

Our informative webinar will explore the realms of personal data privacy and cybersecurity in the context of Employment Handbooks. Concepts like Data Protection Principles, Anti-Money Laundering in Cybersecurity, and Cybersecurity in Special Industries will be introduced. Integrating legal knowledge, practical examples and valuable insights from legal practitioners, our webinar will provide you with a fresh legal perspective in Hong Kong Employment Laws. 

Our webinar will entail: 

  1. Legal Status of Employment Handbooks -- Are they part of the Employment Contract?
  2. Common Components of Employment Handbooks 
  3. Personal Data Privacy Ordinance ("PDPO") in the Context of Employment Handbooks -- What are the relevant Data Protection Principles and what steps can we adopt to comply with the Principles? 
  4. Cybersecurity in the Context of Employment Handbooks -- What are the practical tips to secure your organisation's hardware and software to improve data security and prevent money laundering?  
  5. Controversial Issues - Discrimination? 

Not only can you stay up to date with the developments in employment laws to prevent legal challenges, equipping yourself with relevant knowledge can also benefit employee management and enhance HR effectiveness. Register now to secure your spot! 

Milly Hung

Milly is a Partner in the Employment, Litigation, Disputes Resolution and Arbitration Department of Messrs. Stevenson, Wong & Co. She has over 20 year’s experiences to advise on litigatious matters both in civil and criminal cases to the local government, foreign and PRC corporate entities or individuals specialized in the practices of employment, aviation and transport, insurance and personal injuries. Milly has expertized to advise several local airlines in aviation matters and PRC insurance companies in Hong Kong insurance matters. Aiming to contribute to the community, she has previously served as the Chairman of Appeal Tribunals (Building Ordinance), Adjudicator to the Registration of Persons Tribunal and member of the Transport Tribunal. She is currently a member of Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal.

Michael Lau

Michael is a Senior Associate of Stevenson, Wong & Co. and his main practice focuses on litigation, dispute resolution and employment laws. He regularly advises clients on contentious and noncontentious employment matters and has experience in representing clients to enforce non-competition, non-solicitation and confidentiality and obtaining injunctions. He has handled discrimination cases, harassment cases and complaints from the Equal Opportunities Commission. Michael also gives practical legal advice to clients on transfer of employees, lay-off, data protection and internal managements. Michael is an Associate of Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators.

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