Part 1: 26 October 2023, Thursday
2.30pm to 6pm (Singapore/Hong Kong/Beijing/Shanghai Time) GMT +8

Part 2: 27 October 2023, Friday
2.30pm to 6pm (Singapore/Hong Kong/Beijing/Shanghai Time) GMT +8

Delivered Via: 2-Part Webinar



ALB Virtual China HR & Employment Law Masterclass focuses on the case studies and regulatory developments affecting the regional HR and in-house counsel leaders who need to manage staff in China. You will get familiarised with China employment matters, identify pitfalls and stay updated with the changing regulatory landscape to confidently manage the overseas workforce and achieve growth.

Target Audience

Regional Roles for International/ SEA/ APAC/ Asia Region with staffing responsibility in China

  • Regional HR Directors/ Regional HRBP
  • Regional Employee Relations Directors
  • Regional Employment Counsel
  • Regional Compensation & Benefits
  • Regional In-house counsel/ Legal Managers


Part 1: 26 October 2023

2.30pm to 6pm (Singapore/Hong Kong/Beijing/Shanghai Time) GMT +8


Current Environment And Recent Developments

  • (Post) covid economy
  • HR challenges



Sources Of Law

  • Structure of administrative areas
  • Main laws and regulations at state level
  • Supreme People’s Court
  • Compliance ratings of companies



Recruitment And Labour Contract

  • Job Description, recruitment, offer letter, prohibition of discrimination
  • Recruitment of foreigners – new rules and checklists
  • Hiring of interns
  • Labour Contracts – scope and formal requirements
  • Content, term, probation period, sample





Performance Of Employment

Employee Obligations – performance, confidentiality, trade secrets, non-competition, sideline job, integrity obligation, non-business related activities, liability for damages, training agreements




Salary payment, salary reduction, leave, annual vacation, public holidays, sick leave entitlement, payment during sick leave, marriage leave, maternity leave, personal information protection, discrimination/sexual harassment, safety protection, special protection



Working Time

Basic working time schedule, special working time schedule, part-time work, shifts



End Of Day 1

Part 2: 27 October 2023, 2.30pm to 6pm (Singapore/Hong Kong/Beijing/Shanghai Time) GMT +8


Employment Handbook

  • Internal rules and regulations
  • Labour disciplines
  • (Post) Covid-19



Social Security

  • Social insurance law



Individual Income Tax

  • General information
  • Amendments



Foreign Employee

  • Contract structures
  • Social insurance for foreign employees
  • Individual income tax for foreign employees





  • Retirement
  • Invalidity of contract
  • Termination agreement, termination by ER
  • Major change in objective circumstances
  • Termination by EE
  • Severance payment
  • Termination handling







Labour Dispatch And Home Office

  • Labour dispatch to outsource headcount?
  • Work from home




Labour Dispute

  • Mediation and arbitration of labour disputes law of the PRC
  • Dispute Resolution Procedure
  • Litigation




Trade Union And Employee Representative Councils

  • Structure and legal framework
  • Responsibilities of trade unions
  • Employees’ Representative Council







End Of Program


Part 1: 26 October 2023, Thursday
2.30pm to 6pm (Singapore/Hong Kong/Beijing/Shanghai Time) GMT +8

Part 2: 27 October 2023, Friday
2.30pm to 6pm (Singapore/Hong Kong/Beijing/Shanghai Time) GMT +8

Delivered Via:     2-Part Webinar



Dr. Iris Duchetsmann, Attorney-at-Law, Managing Director, DD Law.HR.Compliance
Dr. Iris Duchetsmann is a German lawyer specializing in international law, particularly aspects that involve cross-border projects, compliance issues and international HR management. She also provides advice on matters such as residency, tax and social security. Iris has extensive work experience in China, Asia and Germany.

Before joining private practice she worked in the procurement department and as an in-house lawyer in the HR department of a multinational, gaining insights into corporate processes.

Iris is a native German speaker, fluent in English and has a good command of Mandarin Chinese. She is a frequent speaker and author on international and national labour law and HR topics.

Iris has served as Vice Chair of the EUCCC HR WG, sits as Vice Chair of the Legal WG and member of the board of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, Shanghai

Part 1: 26 October 2023, Thursday
2.30pm to 6pm (Singapore/Hong Kong/Beijing/Shanghai Time) GMT +8

Part 2: 27 October 2023, Friday
2.30pm to 6pm (Singapore/Hong Kong/Beijing/Shanghai Time) GMT +8

Delivered Via:     2-Part Webinar



USD 600 (For registrations based outside Singapore)

USD 648 (inclusive of 8% GST, applicable for Singapore-based registrations)

Click on the "Register Now" button above or contact the following to book your place at this webinar.

Romulus Tham
(65) 6973 8248 /


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