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.
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
Provides legal and regulatory advice in relation to brand management, trademark registration and disputes, data protection and privacy issues.
Information Technology and Internet Regulations
Provides advice on internet, cybercrime, e-commerce transactions, website and online content.
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.