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Climate change and the workplace: What do global employers need to know?

Global, OECD, United Kingdom - November 15 2021 People across the world are exposed to climate change to different extents, and the same is true for the workplace. The 26th UN Climate Change…

Karin Buzanich-Sommeregger, Stephanie Chiu, Boris Dzida, Jean-François Gerard, Kathleen Healy, Charles Magoffin, Maj Vaseghi

Freshfields whistleblowing survey 2020: Whistleblowing in the spotlight

France, Germany, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA - October 7 2020 Since our last Whistleblowing Report in 2017, high-profile corporate scandals revealed by whistleblowers have continued to make the headlines…

Stephanie Chiu, John Choong, Boris Dzida, Elodie Favre-Thellmann, Doru Gavri, Holly Insley, Olivia Radin, Ali Sallaway, Adam Siegel, Caroline Stroud, Martina de Lind van Wijngaarden

Belgian Covid-19 guarantee scheme

Belgium - April 16 2020 On 27 March 2020, the Belgian Federal Parliament adopted an act (the Act) authorising the Belgian government to provide a State guarantee for certain…

Guy Benda, Vincent DanielMayeur

Covid-19 - Restrictions to distributions of dividends and reserves and to share buybacks for large companies in France benefiting from liquidity supporting measures of the French government

France - April 16 2020 The French government has adopted measures aiming at providing financial support to French companies, including measures intended to…

Guy Benda, Guillemette Burgala, Vincent DanielMayeur, Jérôme Philippe

Implementing mass redundancies in Europe

Austria, Belgium, European Union, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom - February 3 2020 Our new mass redundancies guide highlights some of the key legal features of redundancy scenarios in a number of European countries. At EU level…

Karin Buzanich-Sommeregger, Luca Capone, Olga Chislova, Rene Döring, Raquel Flórez, Jean-François Gerard, Kathleen Healy, Brechje Nollen, Satya Staes Polet