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ACCC Inquiry into Digital Platforms
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • December 11 2018

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has conducted a broad-reaching inquiry to consider the impact of digital platforms - particularly


No more unjustified geo-blocking in the EU
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • November 29 2018

The EU geo-blocking Regulation (Regulation 2018302 of 28 February 2018) (the Regulation) comes into force on 3 December 2018. The Regulation aims to


UK: Supreme Court rules in the ‘gay cake’ case
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 15 2018

In the much-publicised judgment in Lee v Ashers Baking Co Ltd, the Supreme Court has ruled that it was not unlawful direct discrimination on the


Round-up of UK employment law developments May to June 2018
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 10 2018

Workers may be entitled to whistleblower protection in broader circumstances than employers expect. It is clear that specific facts must be conveyed


UK: Disability - employers acting on wrong assumptions about medical conditions risk perceived disability discrimination claims
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 7 2018

Employers should take extra care when considering rejecting a job applicant because of a concern that a health condition is likely to deteriorate


UK: Court of Appeal reinstates burden of proof for discrimination claims
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 12 2017

The Court of Appeal has held that the EAT ruling in Efobi v Royal Mail Group (that it is not incumbent on the claimant in a discrimination claim to


Companies and the rights of people with disabilities: What actions should be taken?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • December 1 2017

As companies increase their efforts to comply with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights ("UNGP"), the International Day of Persons


UK: Discrimination - burden of proof ruling highlights need for employers to present positive case
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 3 2017

In Efobi v Royal Mail the EAT has ruled that it is not incumbent on the claimant in a discrimination claim to prove a prima facie case: it is for the


Australia: WHS Discrimination - A Question of Fact
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • May 8 2017

A recent decision of the Victorian Supreme Court of Appeal has considered the 'prohibition against discrimination' offence provisions in the


UK: ECJ rules dress code requiring neutral appearance may be lawful
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • April 3 2017

The European Court of Justice has finally handed down its judgment in two cases involving employees dismissed for wearing an Islamic headscarf at