Edlyn Verzola

Senior Associate

Edlyn is a corporate and commercial associate with ASAR, based in Kuwait. She has been with the firm since 2002. Prior to joining ASAR, Edlyn practiced law in Philippines for nine years, taught Corporation Law in Far Eastern University in the Philippines, and was vice president for legal affairs and compliance officer of a subsidiary of GE Capital based in the Asia Pacific. 

In Kuwait, Edlyn has extensive experience in employment law and disputes, agency, franchising, data privacy, trademark disputes, copyright and intellectual property law matters. Edlyn also advises on competition, anti-corruption compliance, anti-money laundering, cybercrime and internet.

Qualifications

Professional
Member, Integrated Bar of the Philippines, 1993
Member, PI Gamma Mu Honor Society, 1988
Academic
Bachelor of Laws, University of the Philippines, 1988-1992
Bachelor in Mass Communications, Major in Journalism, University of the Philippines; graduated cum laude, 1988

Experience highlights

Employment

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Employment

Supervises labor and human resources, brand and intellectual property due diligence in high profile acquisitions and reorganizations, and provides advice to legal and HR heads of GCC and international companies on employment contracts and disputes, sponsorship and immigration. 

Intellectual Property and Data Protection

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Intellectual Property and Data Protection

Provides legal and regulatory advice in relation to brand management, trademark registration and disputes, data protection and privacy issues.

Information Technology and Internet Regulations

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Information Technology and Internet Regulations

Provides advice on internet, cybercrime, e-commerce transactions, website and online content.

Bribery, Competition and Anti-Money Laundering

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Bribery, Competition and Anti-Money Laundering

Provides sign-off and advice on compliance matters relating to corrupt practices, bribery, anti-money laundering and anti-competition regulations.