Global Pound Conference report published

The Global Pound Conference series – a unique and ambitious initiative to inform how civil and commercial disputes are resolved in the 21st century – brought together over 4000 dispute resolution stakeholders, at 28 conferences spanning 24 countries worldwide. Read more

Podcast: Data protection laws – Impact on employers (Pan-European Perspective)

To register to listen to the recording or download as a podcast please contact Jane Webber who will send you confirmation of your log-in details. Data protection is a key issue particularly for clients operating in multiple jurisdictions. With the background of the new EU Data Protection Regulation being debated in Europe, with more significant financial … Read more

Australia: WHS Incident Response and Investigation Training

In the event of a serious incident at your workplace, there are practical and legal issues that must be managed immediately, during the investigation, and when drafting investigation reports and implementing corrective actions. This program will assist you to know what to do in the first 24 hours and as the incident evolves. We will … Read more

Podcast: Arbitration of employment disputes

Arbitration in the UK of Employment Disputes – webinar Resolving employment disputes has traditionally been the domain of employment tribunals and the High Court (or county court).  Complaints about both systems have grown in recent years, with criticism centring on poor case management, delay and recoverability of costs.  Partly as a result, there is a growing … Read more

Herbert Smith Freehills Asia-Pacific Employment Law Guide 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills’ global Employment, Pensions and Incentives (EPI) practice is inviting you to the launch of the 2014 edition of our Asia-Pacific Employment Law Guide. Compiled by our network of Herbert Smith Freehills employment lawyers and local counsel, the Guide contains a summary of the key employment laws and principles in 21 jurisdictions across the … Read more

Hong Kong event: Who’s afraid of the personal data (privacy) ordinance?

Please join us for a breakfast briefing on Wednesday 12 February 2014 at our Hong Kong office.  The Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance was introduced with noble intentions to protect the personal data of all individuals. In the employment context, an employer is subject to the terms of the Ordinance in how it uses the personal … Read more