The Dutch and UK Deliveroo rulings show that similar scenarios can have vastly different outcomes in different jurisdictions. Entrepreneurs planning to expand internationally must be mindful of the variances in legal frameworks and regulations across borders. A lack of preparation for international expansion can lead to costly setbacks rather than successful growth.
Since the implementation of the EU Directive on transparent and predictable terms of employment the Dutch law explicitly states that employer is obliged to have the employee follow training and courses necessary for his/her job at the employer’s expenses.
This year, Edith Nordmann, ACG International’s Managing Partner, was invited to be the Dutch member of the Task Force Future of Work, Skilling and Mobility under the Business 20 (B20 (of the G20 2023)). Edith Nordmann attended the B20 Summit meeting with approximately 100 esteemed professionals from around the world specialised in the field of employment.
Following the B20 Summit ACG International’s Managing Partner summarized this important meeting for FD.
The compliance legislation seems unambiguous – but that is not quite right. The purpose of the rules is clear – but the nuances make the correct application of the rules challenging in practice.
Compliance laws and regulations cannot be adapted for smaller financial institutions, but the way smaller institutions deal with them can.
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Adopting the Directive is the first step in making salaries more transparent as the lack of pay transparency has proven to be one of the main obstacles, if not the major one in closing the gender pay gap women (of EU) so badly need.
Wwft continues to occupy minds. The court overturns DNB’s earlier decision that founders of DeGiro are untrustworthy dismissing much of the evidence. At issue are six facts presented by DNB, which, by court order, may now not be used to prove any untrustworthiness of DeGiro’s founders.
The Prevention of Financing of Terrorism Act (Wwft) has a risk-based approach that requires institutions themselves to assess the relevant risks of a client and then put in place sufficient mitigating measures in return. Banks and financial institutions have armies of employees dealing with KYC and CDD on a daily basis. Where do you stand?
Edith Nordmann, Managing Partner & Attorney at Law at ACG International, was felicitated with the “Outstanding Leadership Award” at the Law 2.0 Conference for her exceptional contributions to the global legal sector. She was recognized before established industry professionals at the InterContinental, Dubai Festival City, UAE, on December 16–18, 2022.
Her exceptional contributions to the legal sector paved her way to receiving global recognition at the Law 2.0 Conference.