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Employment Issues on a Transfer of Business – A Global Overview

October 2012
Mayer Brown Brochure

An issue that arises in almost every transfer of a business transaction is what to do with the employees employed in that business. In particular, where the intention is to continue the business as a going concern, how do we “transfer” the employees to the buyer of the business? With increasing globalisation the need to deal with employment issues on a transfer of business involving multiple jurisdictions is something that is sure to keep many HR and business managers awake at night.

For this reason, and on the back of the success of our Employee Data Privacy - A Global Overview and The Use of Social Media in the Workplace publications, we have prepared this publication which answers some of the more frequently asked questions that may arise on transferring employees with a business.

Please note that while this publication is useful for highlighting general principles, it is not currently maintained. If you would like to see a pdf copy of the publication, please contact .

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