Navigating the world: An update on key global employment laws and trends for US multinational employers 2022 webinar series

US Multinational Employers: Let’s Map It Out!
Our Local Experts Provide Direction for Navigating Key Global Employment Laws and Trends All Over the World

Join us for a four-part webinar series as our US moderators welcome colleagues from around the globe to share the latest labor and employment law updates and trends. US-based multinational employers with business operations in Europethe Americas, the Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific regions will hear directly from local practitioners on the major developments they need to know, and come away with practical tips and takeaways to implement.

In each 60-minute discussion, we will explore:

  • The impact of the current social and political climate on multinational employers
  • New significant legislative developments
  • Inclusion and diversity (I&D) advancements and trends
  • Best practices for a flexible workforce, addressing remote and hybrid work 

We look forward to welcoming you at the sessions relevant to your business — no passport necessary!

France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
9 am PT/ 12 pm ET
ModeratorSusan Eandi, Palo Alto
Nadege Dallais, Paris
Fermin Guardiola, Madrid
Danielle Pinedo, Amsterdam
Stephen Ratcliffe, London
Bernhard Trappehl, Munich
The Americas
Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia and Mexico
Wednesday, June 8, 2022
9 am PT/ 12 pm ET
ModeratorBenjamin Ho, San Francisco
Matias Herrero, Buenos Aires
Liliana Hernandez-Salgado, Mexico City
Maria Cecilia Reyes Jaimes, Bogota
Leticia Ribeiro, Sao Paulo*
Andrew Shaw, Toronto
*Trench Rossi Watanabe and Baker McKenzie have executed a strategic cooperation agreement for consulting on foreign law
The Middle East and Africa
Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey and the UAE
Wednesday, June 15, 2022
9 am PT/ 12 pm ET
ModeratorElizabeth Ebersole, Chicago
Johan Botes, Johannesburg
Sertac Kokenek, Istanbul
Joanna Matthews-Taylor, Dubai
Christiana O’Connell-Schizas, Riyadh
Asia Pacific
Australia, China, Japan, the Philippines and Singapore
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
3 pm PT/ 6 pm ET
ModeratorJoseph Deng, Los Angeles
Celeste Ang, Singapore
Kenneth Chua, Manila
Jonathan Isaacs, Hong Kong
Michael Michalandos, Sydney
Tomohisa Muranushi, Tokyo

To view these programs in a different time zone, click here.

Please “register” for a copy of the recording and materials if you are unable to attend live.

CLE Accreditation

Each program is approved for 1.0 general California CLE credit, 1.0 general Illinois CLE credit, 1.0 areas of professional practice New York CLE credit, and 1.0 general Texas CLE credit. Participants requesting CLE for other states will receive Uniform CLE Certificates. Baker & McKenzie LLP is a California and Illinois CLE approved provider. Baker & McKenzie LLP has been certified by the New York State CLE Board as an accredited provider in the state of New York. This program is appropriate for both experienced and newly admitted New York attorneys. Baker & McKenzie LLP is an accredited sponsor, approved by the State Bar of Texas, Committee on MCLE.

Each 1-hour activity can be applied towards the 9 Substantive Hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) required by the Law Society of Ontario.

**While CLE credit may be pre-approved in certain jurisdictions, final CLE accreditation approval is anticipated, but not guaranteed.

Andrew Shaw

Andrew Shaw is a partner in the Firm’s Employment & Compensation Law Group. Prior to attending law school, Andrew held labour relations/human resources positions at both private and public sector companies. In these roles, he managed workplace disputes and grievances to an appropriate resolution, assisted internal clients with the interpretation of employment-related legislation, and provided counsel to senior management as required.

Andrew assists clients with all aspects of the employment relationship, both unionized and non-unionized, in the province of Ontario and throughout Canada. He advises and represents employers in matters regarding employment standards, wrongful dismissals, human rights, labour relations/arbitration, union organizing, collective bargaining, occupational health and safety, pay equity, and workplace investigations.

Michael Michalandos

Michael has more than 15 years’ experience as an employment law and industrial relations lawyer, acting for clients in a range of industries, including banking and finance, insurance, health and pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, real estate, media and entertainment, information technology and professional services.

He has developed and published compliance programs and best practice policies locally and within Asia Pacific. He is the author and a developer of CCH’s Employment Contracts Manager, a software package that builds and tailors smart employment contracts. He has also authored a large number of chapters in every edition of CCH’s Australian Master Human Resources Guide.

Articles written by Michael on employment law topics have appeared in the Melbourne University Law Review, CFO Magazine, Human Capital, Lawyers Weekly, Human Resources, and CCH’s Employment Law Bulletin. He has also spoken at events arranged by the College of Law, Macquarie Graduate School of Management, and various professional associations. He wrote and produced “Dismissal Impossible,” a training video on unfair dismissal and sexual harassment, for the Australian Stock Exchange.

Michael regularly conducts employment-related litigation before State and Federal courts and industrial tribunals at an original and appellate level.