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Timeline - a guide to the legal milestones ahead - May 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union
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  • May 1 2014

This is a guide to key legal developments in the coming months and years ahead (UK perspective).The developments include changes in employment law

Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Africa, Australia, China, European Union, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 15 2014

Most of the labour codes in force in francophone sub-Saharan Africa contain provisions which seek to prevent unfair competition practices among

Round-up of UK employment law developments in March 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union
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  • April 11 2014

Employers will need to update their flexible work and family-related leave policies over the next few months, following the Children and Families Act

UK: collective redundancy obligations: Woolworths case referred to ECJ

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • March 7 2014

The Court of Appeal has decided to refer to the European Court of Justice the case ofUSDAW v Woolworths on the trigger for collective redundancy

Women on boards: EU directive to improve general balance on corporate boards

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 5 2014

Gender diversity at board level is an important issue politically, socially and economically. There is a growing recognition of the business case for

EU gender directive: EU Parliament votes in favour of the draft directive

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union
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  • November 21 2013

Yesterday, 20 November 2013, the EU Parliament voted in favour of the legislative report on the EU Gender Directive which will oblige companies to

EU Gender Directive: 40 non-executive directors on EU largest listed companies by 2020 EU Committees vote in favour of draft Directive

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 14 2013

The EU Committees on Women's Rights and Gender Equality and Legal Affairs voted today in favour of a joint report on the draft EU Directive which

Maternity: potential change to rights on surrogacy

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • October 9 2013

Two conflicting ECJ Advocate General opinions have been given on the issue of whether an intended mother who has a baby via surrogacy should be

Shared parental leave: ECJ rejects arguments that threatened UK government plans

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • October 9 2013

According to the ECJ, EU law permits a national law providing for shared maternity leave on the basis that the mother must be employed and covered by

Gender balance on company boards draft EU directive “does not go far enough” argues the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union
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  • September 25 2013

As previously reported, the European Commission adopted a proposal for a gender Directive which plans to introduce a 40 "minimum objective" for the