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Terminating The Managing Director Of A German GmbH – How To Do It Legally Sound
The termination of the appointment is achieved by a shareholders' resolution revoking the appointment of the managing director.
15 Aug 2019
Frankfurt's Brexit Pitch – Banks In Germany Will Soon Be Able To Fire Top Bankers More Easily
Undoubtedly driven by an interest in drawing UK-based banks to Frankfurt and becoming an EU hub for US banks post-Brexit ...
European Union
26 Nov 2018
Now We've Got Your Attention: Recent Amendments To SF Fair Chance Ordinance Give Job Applicants Right To Sue And Send Penalties Soaring
San Francisco recently added significant teeth to its "Fair Chance" ordinance, which is designed to give applicants who have criminal histories a chance to get their foot in the door without...
United States
17 Oct 2018
Incostituzionale la quantificazione dell'indennità risarcitoria prevista dal c.d. Jobs Act per i licenziamenti ingiustificati
La Consulta ha dichiarato l'illegittimità costituzionale dell'articolo 3, comma 1, del D.Lgs. 4 marzo 2015 sul contratto di lavoro subordinato a tutele crescenti, nella parte in cui determina in modo automatic.
4 Oct 2018
Employers In Germany May Now Be Able To Check Browsing History Of Work Computers
In certain circumstances an employer is entitled to analyse the browsing history of the work computer used by the employee without a need for the employee's consent.
30 Mar 2016
Employment Law News For 2016
A belated happy new year to you all! To celebrate the beginning of 2016 we're cantering through some key employment law news stories from the past few months below.
1 Feb 2016
Please Pass The Settlement: Second Circuit Widens Split Over Stipulated FLSA Dismissals
A recently filed petition for certiorari asks the U.S. Supreme Court to clarify the procedural requirements for ending private causes of action under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA").
United States
10 Dec 2015
Boarding Passes Ready - When Employees May Unexpectedly Move Around Within A Corporate Group
The European Court of Justice (the "ECJ") has ruled that, in certain circumstances, when a subsidiary company is wound up, its employees will transfer automatically to its holding company.
European Union
16 Oct 2015
Sixth Circuit Affirms $250K Victory To SOX Whistleblower And Provides Broad Interpretation Of SOX
On May 28, 2015, the Sixth Circuit in Rhinehimer v. U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc. affirmed a $250,000 jury verdict in favor of a former financial advisor for U.S. Bancorp Investments...
United States
15 Jun 2015
High Court Calls No Foul On Executive Termination
​Say what you will about employment law in the UK but it is never boring.
29 Apr 2015
Say What You Will About Employment Law In The UK But It Is Never Boring
Imagine that you have a senior employee who you have decided (for whatever reason) that you do not want anymore but you do not want to pay out his 12-month notice period.
28 Apr 2015
$6 Million Verdict For SOX Whistleblower Leads To Malpractice Suit Against Defense Counsel
Playboy Enterprises is suing its former defense counsel Sheppard Mullin after being hit with a $6 million jury verdict in a SOX whistleblower case, the highest jury award in a SOX case to date.
United States
27 Apr 2015
Spring Forward: Recent Changes In UK Employment Law
It's that time of the year again – 5 and 6 April typically bring changes to UK employment law each year, and 2015 is no exception.
17 Apr 2015
Prognosis Negative: You’re Not Immune To Company Policy Under California Leave Law
In Richey v. Autonation, Inc., the California Supreme Court reinstated an arbitration award against the plaintiff and confirmed that employers retain the right to terminate employees who violate company policy...
United States
16 Feb 2015
Sacking UK Employee For Inappropriate Tweets May Be A "Fair" Dismissal Under UK Law
In the recent case of Game Retail Limited v Laws, the UK Employment Appeal Tribunal (or "EAT") considered the fairness of an employee’s dismissal for offensive tweets.
6 Feb 2015
Passion Is Short, Repentance Long – How To Avoid Legal Pitfalls When Appointing A Data Protection Officer
Most companies in some way or another process personal data. Companies who reach specific thresholds are obliged to appoint a Data Protection Officer.
19 Jun 2014
If You Fire Me Without Cause, Can I Ignore My Non-Compete And Steal Your Clients?
In the decades since Post v. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, 48 N.Y.2d 84 (1979), in which the New York Court of Appeals concluded it would be unreasonable to enforce a non-competition agreement requiring forfeiture of compensation against an employee terminated without cause, New York courts have struggled with articulating a clear rule as to whether an employee's post-employment restrictive covenants are enforceable upon a termination without cause and, if so, when.
United States
18 Dec 2013
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