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Compliance Check: Brexit
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 14 2016

As the 23rd June - the UK’s ‘InOut’ referendum date - approaches, companies in Asia with operations in the UK and other European countries should


UK: New publications: data transfer, discriminatory adverts, autism, bonus tax avoidance schemes
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 17 2016

The Information Commissioner's Office has issued interim guidance following the publication of the proposed EU-US Privacy Shield framework to


EU: ECJ privacy ruling not a green light for employer snooping despite media headlines
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • February 9 2016

A recent ruling of the European Court of Human Rights should be viewed as a reminder to employers to exercise caution before monitoring their


Trade secrets: will the trade secrets directive deliver a unified approach across the EU?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, France, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom
  • January 18 2016

The European Parliament and EU Council have agreed the terms of a Trade Secrets Directive that aims to harmonise the definition and protection of


UK: European Court of Justice ruling on working time creates headache for employers of peripatetic workers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 20 2015

The European Court of Justice has ruled that, for peripatetic employees with no fixed or habitual workplace, time spent travelling from home to the


Global employment pensions and incentives bulletin - November 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, European Union, France, Germany, Indonesia, USA, Japan, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • November 20 2015

With the global economy still in flux and the speed of recovery varying across temporal and geographic dimensions, it is a brave or foolish person


UK: statutory holiday: recalculation of entitlement to reflect change to hours need not be retrospective
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 16 2015

The ECJ has confirmed that, when a worker increases their hours during the leave year, the statutory leave entitlement going forward must be


CJEU rules directors who are employees must be sued in their EU domicile
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • November 11 2015

In a recent decision, the Court of Justice of the EU held that directors who are also employees (within the meaning of EU case law) must be sued in


UK: ECJ rules that travel to and from home may count as working time for peripatetic workers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 14 2015

The ECJ has followed the Advocate-General’s opinion in Federacion de Servicios Privados v Tyco Integrated Security (reported in our blog here) that


UK: indirect discrimination: those who suffer alongside a disadvantaged group may bring claims
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 6 2015

The ECJ has ruled that the EU concept of indirect discrimination permits claims to be brought by individuals who are not actually part of the