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In 2015, the European Court of Justice was asked to consider two cases concerning whether a ban on employees wearing visible signs of political, philosophical or religious persuasions violates Directive 2000/78/EC (the "Directive"). The specific cases concerned Islamic women wearing headscarves in their workplaces.
The most significant regulatory change of the last few decades in EU data protection law is drawing nearer: the General Data Protection Regulation, known as the 'GDPR', comes into force in May 2018. The GDPR sets out harmonised core principles and rules on data protection across all EU Member States, therefore requiring them to review national data protection laws, and amending or repealing those that overlap with the GPDR. Member States are allowed to introduce additional data protection rules through derogations on a range of areas including employment practices.
On 22 August 2017, the Holidays Act Committee established by the Ministry of Employment has published a new report which gives a proposal for a new Danish Holidays Act implying among others the so-called concurrent holidays.
Bird & Bird collected four awards last night at the Euromoney LMG Europe Women in Business Law Awards 2017, held at the Jumeriah Carlton Tower, London.
Bird & Bird's Nordic offices in Copenhagen and Helsinki have advised Holvi in the acquisition by multinational Spanish banking group, BBVA.
Our Danish corporate team consisting of partner Christian Scherfig, senior associates Rachael Hailey and Jacob Moltke Hoff, associate Ted Rosenbaum, junior associate Nick Skovsen and legal intern...
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