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  1. Legal news
    19 May 2021
    The Ethical Workplace & Artificial Intelligence

    Over the past two decades, technology has transformed our world and our workplaces. COVID-19 has only accelerated the implementation of technological change and innovation by employers. One significant development in ...

  2. Legal news
    28 April 2021
    Key decision of the German Federal Labour Court - Right of data access under Art. 15 para. 3 GDPR

    The German Federal Labour Court has ruled on 27 April 2021 in a landmark decision on rights under Art. 15 GDPR (Decision of 27 April 2021 – 2 AZR 342/20). The decision has been long awaited in order to settle a range of ...

  3. Twobirds news
    24 January 2020
    Bird & Bird launches HR Data Essentials site to help companies manage employee's personal and sensitive data

    International law firm Bird & Bird today launches its HR Data Essentials site dedicated to the crossover between Privacy & Data Protection and International HR Services.

  4. Twobirds news
    29 April 2020
    Bird & Bird advises MaxLinear on the acquisition of Intel’s Home Gateway Platform Division

    Bird & Bird LLP advises MaxLinear, Inc., a leading provider of radio frequency (RF), analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for the connected home, wired and wireless infrastructure, and industrial and multimarket ...

  5. Legal news
    28 August 2019
    Employment and privacy: can employees be made to divulge personal information?

    In the digital world, data is an asset. It can be one of the most important assets an organisation has because it defines each organisation's uniqueness. This can of course include employee data. There are, however, ...

  6. Legal news
    03 July 2019
    HR data: the GDPR and beyond

    In the run up to 25 May 2018 when the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (or GDPR for short) came into force, it was clear that data protection compliance and the level of priority given to HR data varied ...

  7. Legal news
    18 March 2020
    IR35 deferred for one year

    The implementation of the new off payroll working rules (or "IR35") has been deferred until 6 April 2021 as part of the government's Covid-19 strategy. This announcement came as a shock, especially after the government ...

  8. Legal news
    28 June 2021
    Workplace behaviours continue to be a focus in 2021

    Sexual harassment in the workplace is an ongoing issue for employers and despite the fact that some time has now passed since the ‘Me Too’ movement started, the spotlight on sexual harassment continues for employers in ...

  9. Legal news
    12 November 2020
    An overview and analysis of the new whistleblower directive

    On 7 October 2019, the EU Council of Ministers adopted a new whistleblower protection directive which obliges the member states to implement whistleblower rules which cover companies and public authorities and oblige ...