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Carol Shutkever Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

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EU commission publishes draft directive on board level gender diversity *

European Union - November 15 2012
The European Commission has published a draft Directive which aims to improve gender diversity on boards of EU listed companies.

Co-authors: Isobel Hoyle, Gareth Roberts, Peter Frost, Jemima Coleman, Andrew Taggart.

Quoted companies to be required to report on 'diversity in the board and beyond' *

United Kingdom - October 22 2012
The government, through the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), published last week draft regulations which will require all large and medium sized companies to produce a new 'Strategic Review' as part of their annual report, similar to the current Business Review but with some significant changes.

Co-authors: Peter Frost, Jemima Coleman, Andrew Taggart, Tim Leaver.

The UK takeover regime 12 months on – the impact of the changes to the code in practice *

United Kingdom - September 21 2012
Significant changes to the Takeover Code came into effect last September, following an extensive review of the UK takeover regime in the wake of the controversial takeover of Cadbury by Kraft.

Co-authors: Stephen Wilkinson, Mark Bardell, Gillian Fairfield.

Corporate e-bulletin - 12-09-20 *

United Kingdom - September 20 2012
The regulations to implement deregulatory changes to the accounting and auditing requirements in the Companies Act 2006 have been made.

Co-authors: Antonia Kirkby, Gillian Fairfield, Ben Ward .

Parent company liability for environmental, health and safety incidents and the implications of Chandler v Cape PLC *

United Kingdom - May 17 2012
The Court of Appeal's recent decision in Chandler v Cape PLC imposing a duty of care on a parent company for the health and safety of its subsidiary's employees has potentially far-reaching consequences.

Co-authors: Julie Vaughan, Kevin O'Connor, Louise Moore.

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