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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


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


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


UK: anti-suit injunctions: Court of Appeal rules that EU jurisdiction rules should prevail over US exclusive jurisdiction clause
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • August 6 2015

The Court of Appeal has overturned a controversial High Court ruling (summarised in our blog post here) concerning the enforcement of non-EU exclusive


Round-up of UK employment law developments in July 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 6 2015

Employees unable or unwilling to take their 4 weeks’ EU-derived statutory holiday because of sickness absence continuing to the end of the leave year


UK exit from the EU: sector by sector - employment
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 23 2015

An exit from the EU would lead to considerable uncertainty from an employment law perspective because key areas of employment law are derived from EU