SSEK partners Fahrul S. Yusuf, the head of the firm's labor and employment practice, and Dewi Savitri Reni (Vitri) were featured speakers at a recent regional employment law conference.

The Certificate in Regional HR Employment Law Conference Covering Singapore, Myanmar, Vietnam, Indonesia and Thailand was held in Singapore. It was organized by Clariden Global, a leader in providing global executive education and major conference events.

The Certificate in Regional HR Employment Law Conference provided updates on employment laws and regulations in countries around Southeast Asia to help participants avoid costly legal disputes and improve worker relations.

Fahrul discussed the management of labor issues during the M&A process, including human resources due diligence, setting up an integration team, the retention of key employees following the M&A, calculating severance pay and any other benefits, and best practices to avoid disputes with employees during the M&A process and to respond to disputes if they do occur.

Vitri discussed labor disputes in Indonesia, including the different types of disputes, mechanisms to settle industrial relations disputes, and the dos and don'ts for expat workers in Indonesia.