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Beyond Brexit: Visions of a post-2020 world
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom
  • November 14 2016

Uncertainty is said to be the enemy of business, and the Brexit referendum has created plenty of doubt about what the future may hold. As the UK and

Global employment law what's new? Fall 2015
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Austria, Belgium, European Union, France, Germany, United Kingdom, USA, Global, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Russia, Spain
  • October 22 2015

Economic and trade sanctions have become a favoured geopolitical tool of governments. The rules are complex, ever evolving, and the violation risks

Directors' remuneration - UK government consultation on binding shareholders votes
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 2 2012

On 14 March 2012 the government issued a consultation paper that changes the framework for directors' remuneration for UK-listed companies

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 24 2011

This briefing summarises the key facts that employers in the UK need to know about whistleblowing and codes of conduct

Whisleblowers granted bounties and protection from SEC and CFTC in US financial reform law
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 21 2010

With the signing of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act into law this week, the US government quietly introduced two parallel whisleblower programs that will provide powerful financial incentives for individuals to report suspected securities or commodities trading violations to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC

Remuneration within listed companies a new year review
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 17 2010

The issue of how the pay recommendations for the financial sector (as set out in the final recommendations of the Walker Review published in November 2009) should influence the wider listed company sector has been addressed by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) and the Association of British Insurers (ABI) in the publication, in December 2009, of:the FRC's Final Report on its 2009 Review of the Combined Code; and revised ABI Guidelines on Executive Remuneration together with a Position Paper to supplement the guidelines and provide some practical guidance to remuneration committees

Remuneration and corporate governance in financial institutions
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • France, Germany, Global, Netherlands, United Kingdom
  • October 2 2009

There is a pressing need for remuneration and governance principles in financial institutions to be based on a globally consistent framework, rather than national initiatives

Michael Lacovara
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Marcel Kaufmann
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Jenna Poon
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP