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Works councils and union strike action in Germany, France and the UK

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • France, Germany, United Kingdom
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  • November 30 2011

The Works Constitution Act furnishes a German works council with many rights of information, consultation, veto and co-determination, in a variety of social, personnel and financial matters that concern the employees of a company

Representation of women on corporate boards of French listed companies

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
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  • France
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  • October 8 2010

In January 2010, a bill was adopted by the French National Assembly increasing the representation of women on boards of directors (the Bill

Bonuses and other variable pay components: a comparison

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • France, Germany, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • October 14 2010

With the year-end fast-approaching, many employers are turning their attention to bonus arrangements for 2011

Disclosure v. blocking statutes

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • France, United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 19 2013

The recent decision in Secretary of State for Health and others v Servier Laboratories Ltd and others; National Grid Electricity Transmission plc v

French Finance Act 2012 and 4th Amended Finance Act 2011

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • January 4 2012

The 4th Amended Finance Act for 2011 introduces a specific anti abuse mechanism designed to defeat the artificial allocation to a French corporation of debt in relation to the acquisition of shares of an entity (other than a real estate company) which is not controlled from France

Time for conciliation: French accelerated financial safeguard now also available for holding companies

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • November 22 2012

New insolvency proceedings called “accelerated financial safeguard” (sauvegarde financière accélérée) were introduced into French law two years ago

Non EU-based companies using French data processors for payroll, customers and prospects data exempted from prior notification

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • April 4 2011

In a decision published on February 16, 2011 (Deliberation No. 2011-023), the French data protection authority (CNIL) exempted non EU-based companies from any prior notification obligation with regard to their payroll, customer and prospects data processed in France

Cour de cassation issues landmark ruling on anti-suit injunctions

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • January 20 2010

On 14 October 2009, the Cour de cassation, France’s highest court for private and commercial matters, executed an American court’s anti-suit injunction in In Beverage International, ex. Zone Brands Europe v. In Zone Brands Inc. (In Zone Brands), Cass. 1e civ., Oct. 14, 2009

Anonymous job applications in Germany and in France

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
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  • France, Germany
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  • October 14 2010

Job applicants in Germany usually send a "complete application dossier" to the prospective employer which includes their name and age or date of birth

France's CNIL announces a record fine of 100,000

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • March 28 2011

In a 32-page-long decision adopted on March 17, 2011, the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) determined that Google Inc.’s collection of data in the course of its Street View application and Latitude service breached the French Data Protection Act No. 78-17