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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

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

Consumer products update - Summer 2013

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Asia-Pacific, European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 16 2013

Welcome to our Global Consumer Products Sector Update - a publication which highlights some key recent legal issues affecting consumer products

General Counsel Update - June 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
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  • June 21 2013

The Companies Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors' Report) Regulations 2013 (Regulations) to amend the structure of UK annual reports have

Consumer goods: update

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Africa, European Union, United Kingdom
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  • March 18 2013

As part of its Alcohol Strategy, published in March 2012, the UK Government has recently consulted on proposed policies, including a minimum until

A summary of major developments in key areas

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Indonesia, Myanmar, United Kingdom
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  • March 7 2013

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) and institutional bodies have published the following guidance in relation to corporate governance and

Preview 2013 (UK law)

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 15 2013

2013 will herald some significant changes to the UK legal arena, notably in the corporate area in relation to executive remuneration and narrative

EU commission publishes draft directive on board level gender diversity

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union
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  • November 15 2012

The European Commission has published a draft Directive which aims to improve gender diversity on boards of EU listed companies