Helena Derbyshire

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

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Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - April 2015

In This Issue: - DOJ Issues Cyber Preparation and Response Guidance - RadioShack’s Plan to Auction Customer Data Highlights Issues Over Treatment of Such Data as an Asset - Google v. Vidal-Hall and...more

5/3/2015 - Commercial Bankruptcy Customer Lists Cyber Attacks Cyber Insurance Cybersecurity Data Breach Data Privacy DOJ FCC Financial Services Authority Google Hulu Information Sharing NAIC Popular RadioShack Third-Party Video Privacy Protection Act

Employment Flash - March 2015

In This Issue: - Supreme Court Rejects Sixth Circuit Yard-Man Vested Benefits Presumption - Supreme Court Revives Pregnancy Discrimination Light Duty Case - NY Wage Theft Protection Act Amended - Senate...more

4/2/2015 - Class Certification Confidentiality Agreements DOL E-Verify Employee Benefits Exempt-Employees FMLA H-1B Home Health Care Minimum Wage NLRA NLRB OFCCP Paid Leave Pregnancy Discrimination Quickie Election Rules Same-Sex Marriage SCOTUS Sex Discrimination Tipped Employees Vesting Wage Theft Prevention Act Yard Man

"Banker Bonuses: UK and EU Remain on Collision Course"

Since 1 January 2014, the EU’s Capital Requirements Directive (CRD)1 has required EU-regulated banks (EU Banks) to limit variable compensation paid to key bank staff to 100 percent of their fixed compensation (or 200 percent...more

10/22/2014 - Bonuses C-Suite Executives EU European Banking Authority Remuneration

"EU Debate on Enforcement of the 'Banker Bonus Cap' Approaches End Game"

Michel Barnier, vice president of the European Commission, recently wrote to the chairman of the European Banking Authority (the EBA), asking the EBA to report by the end of this month on whether allowances paid by EU banks...more

9/15/2014 - Banks Bonuses EU European Commission

Employment Flash (June 2014)

In This Issue: - NLRB Recess Appointments Unconstitutional - SEC Brings First-Ever Employment Retaliation Claim - EEOC Challenges Employer Severance Agreements - New York State Transportation Industry...more

7/1/2014 - Affirmative Action Barack Obama CAFA Canning v NLRB Class Action Arbitration Waivers College Athletes Earned Sick Time EEOC Employee Definition Employer Liability Issues FICA Taxes First Amendment Hiring & Firing NLRB PAGA Recess Appointments Retaliation SCOTUS SEC Severance Agreements Severance Pay Sick Leave

"Clawback of Bonuses: UK PRA’s Banking Proposals Cast Six-Year Shadow for Bad Actors and Their Supervisors and Line Managers"

On 13 March 2014, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), the U.K. regulator responsible for prudential supervision of banks, insurers and large broker-dealers, issued a consultation paper on bonus clawback (CP6/14). ...more

3/26/2014 - Bad Actors Clawbacks Corporate Bonuses Prudential Regulation Authority UK

"Collective Dismissals in Europe: Changes in France and the United Kingdom"

European Union employers are required by an EU directive to consult with employees and their representatives, including works councils (an existing employee representative body), when proposing collective dismissals to...more

6/26/2013 - Collective Redundancy Consultations EU Layoffs New Legislation Notice Requirements

"Whistleblower Protection in the UK"

On 25 June 2013, four key changes came into effect in the U.K. law protecting whistleblowers in the workplace. The first two changes are subtle amendments to the test applied to identify a protected disclosure, and the second...more

6/25/2013 - Disclosure Employer Liability Issues EU Good Faith Whistleblowers

"Shares for Rights: Over-Sold or Under-Appreciated?"

In this article we consider some alternative approaches to the proposed U.K. status of “employee shareholders,” who receive capital gains tax-exempt shares in their employer (or its parent) in return for waiving certain...more

5/14/2013 - Capital Gains Corporate Taxes Employee Shareholders EU Tax Exemptions Valuation

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