- Key Insights & Best Practices in Times of Crises

Covid-19 has severely disrupted businesses worldwide by adding unprecedented challenges on a global scale. Asia and global economies are facing real and present political and economic risks, since the lack of demand and the inability to supply to markets will inevitably result in companies having to cut costs and ultimately restructure, rightsize and rebuild for the new norm.

How do companies plan and manage these critical business decisions to survive the current Covid-19 crisis, and plan ahead to emerge post-crisis with greater success? Join us in our upcoming webinar where experts from RHTLaw Asia and Calent3 will share key insights and best practices in this area.

Webinar Agenda

  1. Types of restructuring events in the Singapore context during a crisis and how employees are affected

    • Planned events
    • Sudden events
    • Initiated by third parties
  2. Issues rising from these events
    • System, process and functional integration
    • Cultural integration, distension and normalising
    • Displacement of employees, regulatory requirements, unhappy employees and heightened risk
    • Wrongful and constructive dismissal etc
  3. Cross-border issues and implications

    • Language issues and cultural issues
    • Legal risk and dealing with regulators and local authorities
    • Options available to manage legal risk
  4. Managing an outplacement exercise: Best practices & key insights
    • An overview of outplacement
    • Managing an outplacement exercise professionally, humanely and tactfully
    • The Real War – Beyond Outplacement
  5. Q&A

Webinar Details

Date: 16 June 2020

Time: 2pm – 3pm SST

Platform: Zoom*

Registration Details

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Alternatively, you may write to us at:

Email: events@calent3.com 

*Note: Upon registration confirmation, an email with relevant Zoom webinar URL and details will be sent to you.


Edmund SENG

Managing Director, Calent3

Edmund is Founder and Managing Director of Calent3. With 20 years of business, management and human capital consulting experience, he has led consulting teams throughout Asia Pacific partnering Fortune 500 MNCs, large enterprise, government agencies and non-profit organizations in career and talent management initiatives.

As practice leader of Calent3’s Outplacement & Career Transition (OCT) services, he delivers human capital solutions such as Outplacement Consulting, Career Transition, Talent Management and Succession Planning to clients throughout APAC. Industries which he had worked with include: banking & finance, oil & gas, healthcare, life sciences & biotechnology, aviation, pharmaceutical, hospitality, professional services, publishing, electronics & semiconductor manufacturing, supply chain management & logistics, defence technology etc.

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Zachary SCULLY

Partner, RHTLaw Asia 

Zachary is a Partner in RHTLaw Asia and specialises in Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency. He has 23 years of post-qualifying experience and is qualified to practice law in Singapore, Malaysia and Australia. Zachary has diversified expertise gathered from both private practice as well as from being General Counsel in an Oil & Gas public listed company based in Malaysia. His areas of practice include corporate restructuring and insolvency, dispute resolution and corporate commercial matters where he regularly advises clients on cross-border transactions, joint ventures, corporate finance, investments, trust structures and other commercial agreements.

Throughout his legal career in the various legal jurisdictions of Singapore, Malaysia and Australia, he has represented clients ranging from individuals, partnerships, local companies and multi-national public listed companies with offices located worldwide.

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Vernon VOON

Partner, RHTLaw Asia

Vernon is a Litigation and Dispute Resolution partner in RHTLaw Asia. His main focus areas are in debt recovery and employment advisory. His list of clients include local and foreign financial institutions, commercial landlords, multinational companies and local SMEs.

Prior to that, he practiced general litigation and has had extensive experience advising clients and arguing cases before the Strata Titles Board, The State Courts, the High Court, and assisting in matters before the Court of Appeal. He has also appeared before the Singapore International Commercial Court, a division of the Singapore High Court and part of the Supreme Court of Singapore designed to deal with transnational commercial disputes. His practice areas included contract claims, breach of fiduciary duty, the provisional liquidation and winding-up of companies, trust and contentious family law matters.

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