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UK: Court of Appeal due to consider whether US exclusive jurisdiction clause or EU jurisdiction rules should prevail
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 9 2015

The Court of Appeal is due to consider whether a UK-domiciled employee's right under EU rules to be sued only in the UK should be given precedence


EU: trade secrets directive slowly progresses through European Parliament
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • May 8 2015

The EU "Trade Secrets Directive" is gradually making its way through the European Parliament. The Committee on Legal Affairs (JURI) has yet to adopt


UK: ECJ follows Advocate General’s opinion and reinstates previous law on collective redundancy threshold
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • April 30 2015

The European Court of Justice has this morning given its judgment in the case of USDAW v Woolworths on the trigger for collective redundancy


UK: tribunal confirms that UK regulations can be read as requiring commission to be reflected in statutory holiday pay
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 27 2015

Readers will be familiar with recent EU and UK caselaw ruling that the UK Working Time Regulations fail to properly implement EU law, which


European Court of Justice ruling in banana cartel confirms EU Commission's approach to information sharing
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • March 25 2015

In its ruling of 19 March 2015 (Case C-28613P) relating to the so called 'banana cartel', the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has dismissed the


General counsel update - march 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 5 2015

Protecting your investments: further public consultation to be launched on Investment Protection in the USEU Free Trade Agreement


Collective redundancies: Advocate General gives employer-friendly opinion supporting 'one establishment' test
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • February 10 2015

A year ago the Court of Appeal referred to the European Court of Justice the case of USDAW v Woolworths on the trigger for collective redundancy


UK: pro-employer ECJ Advocate General opinion on test for collective redundancies consultation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • February 9 2015

A year ago the Court of Appeal referred to the European Court of Justice the case of USDAW v Woolworths on the trigger for collective redundancy


Europe: EU employers face significant financial risk due to holiday pay ruling
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 30 2015

In May 2014 the European Court of Justice ruled that pay for statutory holiday entitlement under the EU Working Time Directive must reflect 'normal


France: ECJ’s rulling on obesity is immediately directly binding on employers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, France
  • December 19 2014

Following a decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on 18 December 2014, obesity has now been recognised, in certain circumstances, to be