The labour law protection of platform workers in Europe

The national courts of several EU countries and the UK have examined whether persons performing services via digital platforms (platform workers) are to be legally considered as employees with rights according to laws of the existing labour market, including minimum wage, equal treatment and non-discrimination, a healthy and safe working environment, protection against unfair dismissal, […]

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Final adoption of the new rules for restructuring in Denmark

The most recent changes to our Bankruptcy act was adopted earlier this month. The new set of rules is largely based on an EU Directive and entered into force on the 17th of July 2022. Preventive restructuring The rules introduce a completely new concept called “preventive restructuring”. The new rules will act as an alternative […]

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Potter Clarkson forge powerful partnership with Westerberg to provide ‘market-leading’ UPC litigation support

Leading European IP firm, Potter Clarkson have formed a strategic partnership with Swedish patent litigators, Westerberg & Partners, to provide dedicated litigation support under the new Unified Patent Court (UPC) regime. Together, Potter Clarkson and Westerberg & Partners will assemble specialist joint teams to run cases in the UPC, combining the significant experience of both […]

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The UPC Administrative Committee held its inaugural meeting in Luxembourg at the seat of the Court of Appeal and the Registry

At the meeting the Rules of Procedure were formally adopted, as well as the Rules on the European Patent Litigation Certificate and other appropriate qualifications. The Committee also appointed the members of the Advisory Committee who will have the important task of interviewing judges for the UPC to enable the judges to be appointed by […]

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New Horizons:

How external counsel can help you explore and secure market entry opportunities

IR Global members offer jurisdiction-specific advice on how external counsel can help you explore & secure market entry opportunities.  The global Covid-19 pandemic may not be over, but business leaders […]

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Yet another change to the insolvency ranking of own funds instruments

Yet another change to the insolvency ranking of own funds instruments A new Section 13(5) to the Danish Recovery and Resolution Act, which will detail the ranking in insolvency of the different layers of own funds instruments of Danish credit institutions in the case of bankruptcy of the credit institution has been introduced before the […]

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