[New!] Myanmar In Focus : Employment Law (half day)

Economic cooperation between Singapore and Myanmar is growing, with Singapore being consistently among the country's top investors and trading partners in recent years. Many Singapore companies are considering venturing out or have already ventured into Myanmar, set up businesses or factories and employed locals to run their operations.

What are the issues concerning employment in Myanmar that companies must look out for? Is there any regulatory control over employment contracts entered into with the local employees and what are the protection accorded to them under the laws of Myanmar? Is there severance pay and how is it calculated? What are the occupational safety and health laws to observe? These are some relevant questions which companies will be concerned with when running their business in Myanmar.


This half day workshop aims to provide guidance to HR departments of companies in the regulatory framework under Myanmar laws governing employment and employee occupational health and safety in Myanmar. The trainer seeks to highlight critical issues underlying termination of employment contracts and will examine the new requirements under the safety and health laws. This workshop aims to be an interactive session which enables companies to engage with the trainer on real issues that may be encountered in doing business in Myanmar.

Programme Outline

  • The legal regulatory framework governing employment of locals within Myanmar
  • Requirements under Occupational Safety and Health Law
  • Case analysis
  • Q&A session

Trainer's Profile

Florence Goh is partner and the Head of Corporate department of Joseph Tan Jude Benny LLP. Her area of expertise cover a broad spectrum of corporate work which includes negotiating and advising her clients on cross border deals for foreign investments, joint ventures, collaborations, mergers and acquisitions in various countries including Myanmar and Indonesia. Her area of practice also expanded into the digital space where she assists clients to venture into Fintech and e-commerce online businesses.

With her years of work involving Myanmar, she is well positioned to provide direction and offer professional consulting and legal advice to anyone keen to venture into the new land of opportunities within the new regulatory framework. 


Fee Per Pax
(inclusive of GST)



29 May 2019 (Wed)
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

160 Robinson Road #06-01, SBF Center
Singapore 068914
SBF Member - $295
Non-Member - $395

Fee include course materials & tea break
Upon completion of the workshop, each participant will receive a certificate of attendance

Administrative Details 

- Please log on to https://login.sbf.org.sg/SBFPortal/Sign_In.aspxwith your Username and Password to register. Please create an account for registration if you do not have an existing account with Singapore Business Federation (SBF).
- Upon registration, you can make payment using credit card via our online payment platform. An auto e-acknowledgement and invoice will be sent to your registered email.
- No cancellation is allowed upon registration but attendance by a replacement delegate from your company is welcomed. Please notify SBF of the change giving at least 3 days’ prior notice to event date to enable logistical arrangements for the replacement to be made.
- Full payment is required with registration and must be received prior the workshop to guarantee your place. Participants will only be admitted if payment/proof of payment has been received prior to the workshop or on event day.
- Participant will still be liable for full payment in the event of no-show on actual day of the workshop.
- SBF reserves the right to cancel or make any adjustments to the workshop.

Payment Details

1) Electronic Payment
Internet banking services with UOB or DBS via Billing Organization.

Payment can be made via our VISA/MasterCard terminal in our office

3) Cheque Payment
Please cross your cheque payable to Singapore Business Federation and mail it to 160 Robinson Rd #06-01, SBF Center, Singapore 068914
Indicate the Invoice number, Company and Participant name at the back of the cheque.

If you have registered less than 5 working days before the event date, please bring along the cheque on the day of workshop.

For more information, contact Josephine Lin at josephine.lin@sbf.org.sg    l    6701 1131

Note : To safeguard the well-being of all participants, we advise members who are feeling unwell to refrain from attending the workshop.

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5/29/2019 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
160 Robinson Road #06-01 SBF Center SINGAPORE 068914 SINGAPORE

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