Webcast: COVID-19 Implications on Businesses in Qatar

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    *Please note, this webcast is taking place at 11 a.m. Arabian Standard Time.

    The onset of COVID-19 has drastically changed the way all businesses are operating worldwide, including in Qatar. This webcast will cover what you need to know in relation to immigration and employment implications in Qatar now and in the future.

    During this 60-minute interactive webcast, moderated by the American Chamber of Commerce, immigration experts from Fragomen and employment experts from Squire Patton Boggs will address the current impact of COVID-19 in Qatar, including entry restrictions and immigration limitations, as well as understanding implications of workforce planning and meeting employer obligations. This webcast will provide the most up-to-date intelligence and regulatory compliance guidance for Qatari businesses relating to the topics below, and solutions and strategies for what may come once businesses and the country start to ease restrictions.

    Topics to be covered include:

    Current State of Play in Qatar – What You Need to Know Now

    • Impact of COVID-19 on immigration matters
    • Government support
    • COVID-19 requirements and workplace responsibilities

    Workforce Planning

  • Labour law considerations – Leave, salary reduction, privacy issues, termination and other changes to employment
  • Immigration considerations – Compliance, demobilisation and impact of labour regulations on mobility
  • Thinking Ahead

  • Office reopening
  • Remobilisation of your workforce
  • Interactive Q&A
    If you have any specific questions you would like answered during this webcast, please submit them during the registration process and these will be answered during the interactive Q&A.

    Lisa Saad, Moderator, Amcham
    Azeem Mohiuddin, Practice Leader, Fragomen
    Vladimir Jankovic, Senior Manager, Fragomen
    Charbel M. Maakaron, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs
    Michael T. Palmer, Of Counsel, Squire Patton Boggs

    If you have any questions, please email events@fragomen.com.