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Our Global Employer guides provide employers and human resources professionals with a comprehensive overview of the key aspects of employment law in over 30 jurisdictions. Each guide covers the entire life-cycle of the employment relationship from hiring through to termination, with information on working terms and conditions, family rights, personnel policies, workplace safety and discrimination. The guides also contain information on the employment implications of share and asset sales.

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Michael Wong is a member of the Firm's Global Executive Committee. He practices in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions, as well as Corporate Law. He earned his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings and received his LL.M from Soochow University. Mr. Wong was admitted to the California Bar in 1985.

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Dr. Constanze Ulmer-Eilfort is a member of the Firm's Global Executive Committee and chair of the EMEA region. Previously, from 2012-2017, she was the managing partner of the German and Austrian offices. Constanze has more than 20 years experience in advising high technology, pharmaceutical and media companies on the protection and commercialization of intellectual property rights. She advises on a broad range of agreements such as collaboration and license agreements, R&D agreements and agreements with academic institutions. Furthermore, she is also seasoned in the field of copyright. Constanze is ranked by JUVE, Legal 500 and Chambers as a leading lawyer in life sciences transactions and in copyright and has been awarded with the "Overall Outstanding Female Practitioner Award" at the 2016 Euromoney European Women in Business Law Awards and the PMN Awards as Managing Partner of the year 2015.

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Esteban Raventós is a member of the Firm's Global Executive Committee and chair of the EMEA region. Previously, from 2016 to 2018, he chaired the Wealth Management Group in EMEA. Between 2013 and 2017, he was one of the five members of Baker McKenzie's global Financial Committee. In addition, from 2010 to 2013, he was the managing partner of the Barcelona office. He was also appointed as a member of the Management Committee of the Taxation Group in EMEA in 2008.

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Jaime Trujillo is a member of the Firm's Global Executive Committee, member of the Firm's Financial Committee, and chair of the Latin America region. Previously, he was Acting Global Chair of Baker McKenzie, the Managing Partner in Colombia. Between 2013 and 2016, Jaime was the leader of Baker McKenzie's Latin America Mergers & Acquisitions/Private Equity Practice Group. He joined Baker McKenzie Colombia in 1985 as a law clerk. In 1997, he was appointed partner and in 2000 was designated a principal in the Firm. Jaime has been consecutively ranked as a Band 1 lawyer by Chambers & Partners Latin America and by Chambers & Partners Global.

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Javier Martinez is a LA BD & Marketing Director LA BD & Marketing Director in Baker McKenzie's Buenos Aires office.

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Colin Murray is Chief Executive Officer in the North America Region with responsibility for managing our practices in the United States, Mexico and Canada. A seasoned trial lawyer who represents global and local clients in complex, fact-intensive business disputes, Colin has tried over 50 cases through final jury verdict, as well as a substantial number of bench trials and private domestic and international arbitration proceedings. He is a former prosecutor who regularly conducted internal investigations on behalf of special committees, and has defended SEC and state agency enforcement actions on behalf of companies and individuals. He also has significant appellate experience, having briefed and argued in the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the California Court of Appeal. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Colin served as a Deputy District Attorney in San Diego (1993-2000), and as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Oliver Gasch (United States District Court for the District of Columbia, 1992-1993) and the Honorable Frederick Weisberg (Superior Court of the District of Columbia, 1991-1992).