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Date:
14th August, 2015
Time:
5:00pm
Venue:
Westin Tianjin

AustCham Presents ‘LehmanBrown Business Essentials for SMEs’

Date: 14th August 2015
Time: 17:00pm – 18:30pm
Where: Westin Tianjin
Address: 101 Nanjing Road, Heping District, Tianjin, 300040, China
RSVP: oliver.theobald@austcham.org or kiranpatel@lehmanbrown.com

Having an understanding of the Labour Laws of any country is essential for conducting business with or within that country. China is no exception: regardless of the perception you might have about how business is done in China, the labour laws are often in favour of the employee’s rights. This is not to imply that businesses have no power over decisions regarding their employees, but rather to show that employees in China are treated better in comparison with other high GDP countries in many situations. Perhaps this contrasts with many preconceived notions about unfair employee treatment in China.

To enhance your understanding of this fundamental area, we are delighted to invite one of our longest-serving partners, LehmanBrown International Accountants, a China focused accounting, taxation and business advisory firm with operations and a team of dedicated professionals throughout Mainland China and Hong Kong.

This webinar will set out and cover in detail the following points:

  • Examine and review latest Updates of China’s Labour Law.
  • Best Practices for both ‘Hiring & Firing’ staff based on LehmanBrown’s client experiences working within the Labour Law framework.
  • Understand the employment regulatory environment, pro-worker or pro-employer?
  • Specific information pertaining to; Set-up of the Contract and Employment Rules, Hiring as a Foreign Company,
  • Terms of Contract, Probation Periods and Internships, Termination of Labour Contracts, managing conflict with employees and effective dispute resolution.
  • Terms of Compensation
  • Case Studies

Presenter
Jeff Liu – Senior Legal Counsel
LehmanBrown International Accountants

Having served in the law industry for many years after graduating from Sydney University, including Boyou law firm and Ogilvy & Mather, Jeff Liu is Senior Legal Counsel at LehmanBrown International Accountants.

Jeff’s background is in providing professional legal consulting services for companies across a number of sectors. These range across areas as diverse as manufacturing, trading, construction, advertising, hotel, construction design, chain stores, education, buildings material, and investment holdings.

His particular areas of experience include reviewing, drafting and designing of AOA, MOU, JV and legal due diligence for Foreign Direct Investment; reviewing internal legal risk control systems; reviewing and drafting of contracts; reviewing PRC Labour Law, labour contracts and staff handbooks.

Additionally, Jeff actively consults for clients on matters related to labour dispute resolution, IP related application and protection as well as litigation support.
Jeff is also a Member of the Beijing Lawyers Association (BLA) and a Member of British Chamber of Commerce in China.

About LehmanBrown International Accountants
Founded in 2001, LehmanBrown is a China-focused accounting, taxation and business advisory firm, operating in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Macau, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Tianjin. Our firm also manages an extensive affiliate network, providing service throughout China and reach across the globe.

Combining years of international expertise with practical Chinese experience and knowledge, LehmanBrown offers expert advice and support to both local and international clients. Within the mid – tier, we are regarded as a market leader and our clients enjoy access to a combination of senior and experienced counsellors from both China and abroad.