Employers are keen to increase the diversity of their workforces, but this can involve asking employees or candidates to disclose their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender and other personal information.
Bird & Bird
The judgment of the Court of Justice has a long prequel.
Fakhoury Global Immigration
The Consulate General of Belgium in Chennai has closed.
The Belgian Data Protection Authority (Dutch: Gegevensbeschermingsautoriteit; French: Autorité de Protection des Données) (DPA) has published a first version of its charter with respect to its Inspection Service in August 2021.
In a judgement of 14 June 2021, the Supreme Court ruled on a dispute over the sale of a car. The parties both claimed having agreed on a different price.
Bird & Bird
The NextGenerationEU ("NGEU") represents the largest package of economic stimulus measures launched by the European Union to boost the recovery of the European economies after the Covid-19 outbreak.
Loyens & Loeff
On 16 September 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued its judgement on whether the Belgian excess profit rulings could qualify as State aid scheme or not.
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Being a sustainable company is no longer a question of choice, but more and more an obligation.
This regular update (no. 60 | 6 September 2021) covers key regulatory EU developments related to the evolving COVID-19 situation (Antitrust & State Aid; Trade/Export Controls; Medicines, Medical Devices and Cybersecurity, Privacy & Data Protection).
The European Union is moving forward with plans to implement rules on sustainable corporate governance...
This regular update (no. 61 | 21 September 2021) covers key regulatory EU developments related to the evolving COVID-19 situation (Antitrust & State Aid; Trade/Export Controls; Medicines, Medical Devices and Cybersecurity, Privacy & Data Protection).
Today we discuss what kind of challenges the trade unions have faced during COVID and how are they have responded so far.
The CJEU has clearly set out the main criteria for qualifying on-call time as working time or rest periods, in its Radiotelevizija Slovenija and Stadt Offenbach am Main cases of earlier this year.
Loyens & Loeff
On 20 July 2021 the European Commission published the long-awaited package of legislative proposals, in implementation of the Commission Action Plan of 7 May 2020.
This regular update (no. 59 | 16 August 2021) covers key regulatory EU developments related to the evolving COVID-19 situation (Antitrust & State Aid; Trade/Export Controls; Medicines, Medical Devices...
EU members states have until 17 December 2021 to implement the EU Whistleblower Protection Directive.
Every 2 months, our experts from around the world put together an Update on immigration & global mobility, setting out recent changes to the law. This month, we include updates from 22 countries.
With vast numbers of people now working from home on a more or less long term basis.
Inability to disconnect during remote working is one side of the coin; isolation is the other. Both emerge from remote working and both have been rife during COVID-19.
During COVID, a lot of people have found it hard to make a clear distinction between work and homelife. Some governments have legislated for this by providing a specific legal 'right to disconnect'.