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  1. Legal news
    20 August 2020
    An Overview of the Implementation of the Whistleblowing Directive in the Nordics
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/an-overview-of-the-implementation-of-the-whistleblowing-directive-in-the-nordics

    The objective of this three-part series is to analyse how the Nordic countries are going to implement the Whistleblowing Directive. We are going to start the series with an overview of the Directive itself as well as ...

  2. Legal news
    12 June 2020
    Slovak Antimonopoly Office imposes fines of EUR 6.7 million on Volkswagen dealers
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/slovakia/slovak-antimonopoly-office-imposes-fines-of-eur-6-7-million-on-volkswagen-dealers

    The Council of Slovak Antimonopoly Office imposed fines in the amount of EUR 6.7 million on 18 Volkswagen distributors in Slovakia. According to the Slovak Antimonopoly Office, the cartel has lasted for several years, ...

  3. Legal news
    22 February 2019
    Denmark: Regulation on the pay limit under the "pay limit scheme" in relation to application on work and residence permit
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/denmark/regulation-on-the-pay-limit-under-the-pay-limit-scheme

    Third country citizens (i.e. non EU-citizens) can apply for a work- and residence permit in Denmark pursuant to various application schemes, e.g. under the so-called "pay limit scheme". It is a requirement that employee ...

  4. Legal news
    02 September 2019
    New EU directive ensures earmarked parental leave to men
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/denmark/nyt-direktiv-sikrer-oeremaerket-barsel-til-maend

    The European Parliament and the European Council have approved the final wording for a new directive that i.a. ensures earmarked parental leave for men.

  5. Legal news
    27 June 2019
    Bird & Bird assists Addtech Group with the acquisition of Thiim A/S
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/denmark/bird-bird-raadgiver-addtech-i-forbindelse-med-opkoeb-af-thiim

    Bird & Bird assisted the Swedish Addtech Group during the M&A process of all shares outstanding in the Danish company Thiim A/S on 12 June 2019.

  6. Legal news
    08 July 2019
    Update: The New Danish Holiday Act
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/denmark/update-the-new-danish-holiday-act

    The aim of this article is to give a general introduction to the changes and obligations which the implementation of the new Danish Holiday Act will produce.

  7. Legal news
    22 August 2019
    Summary dismissal of an employee, who threw a computer mouse and made an audio recording from a meeting with his employer without the employer's knowledge, was unjustified
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/denmark/bortvisning-af-medarbejder-som-kastede-med-computermus-var-uberettiget

    According to the Supreme Court, the summary dismissal was unjustified because the throwing of the computer mouse could not be considered as a sufficient serious breach of the employment to substantiate a summary ...

  8. Legal news
    02 September 2019
    New EU judgement: Employees who show support to discriminated job applicants is also protected against discrimination pursuant to the rules on victimising
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/denmark/ny-eu-dom-medarbejdere-som-udviser-stoette-til-forskelsbehandlede-jobansoegere-er-ogsaa-beskyttet

    The European Court of Justice has stated that employees who have knowledge about colleagues or job applicants being discriminated and in this connection support these colleagues or job applicants are protected against ...

  9. Legal news
    09 December 2019
    Danish Competition and Consumer Authority publishes first decision and injunction on discriminatory access to accounts maintained by a credit institution
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/denmark/danish-competition-and-consumer-authority-publishes-first-decision-and-injunction

    On 4 December 2019, the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (DCCA) published their first decision and injunction on discriminatory access to accounts maintained by a credit institution under Article 63(1) of the ...