February 2020

ASEAN’s Response to Covid-19: Employment Issues to Consider

With the Corona virus (COVID-19) now a global pandemic, employers in the private sector are scrambling to ensure their employees remain safe and healthy while keeping their business running. The virus has spread to numerous countries, including within the ASEAN region. In this publication, we provide a regional overview of the legal obligations that employers have to their employees in responding to a health crisis of this magnitude.

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Jurisdictions: ASEAN
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On 1 December 2022, KPMG and ZICO Law entered into an agreement under which a number of law firms and teams from the ZICO Law network have joined the KPMG network of firms.

The deal will see more than 275 lawyers join over 2,900 legal professionals in the KPMG global organization, creating a significant legal footprint across Asia. It will offer legal services and solutions, a globally connected legal services platform, and specialists who work with leading technology providers to modernize legal functions across organizations. The strategic combination increases the total number of legal professionals in the KPMG network to over 3,750 across 84 jurisdictions. You may read the press release here.

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