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United Kingdom: equal pay – retail employees allowed to run comparison with distribution colleagues...

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The UK Supreme Court has confirmed that Asda retail employees (who are nearly all women) can continue their claim for equal pay as compared to Asda's distribution centre employees (who are nearly all men). The fact that they worked exclusively at different sites did not prevent the comparison. The decision removes one potential hurdle for claimants in equal pay litigation.

Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru: Investor opportunities in P3s in the Pacific Alliance

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The Pacific Alliance comprised by Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru seeks to attract private capital for the infrastructure sector, under the modality of Public-Private...

Czech Republic: New Regulation on Registration of Ultimate Beneficial Owners of Legal Entities

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In brief On 1 June 2021, Act No. 37/2021 Sb., on Registration of Ultimate Beneficial Owners (“Act”), will take effect, implementing Directive (EU) 2018/843 of...

Thailand: Doing Business in Thailand 2021

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For over 40 years, the team at Baker McKenzie's Bangkok office has assisted foreign individuals and international companies who are seeking investment opportunities in...

Global: ESG Debt & Equity Podcasts

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Sustainable Finance as a trend and financing option has grown exponentially and shows no signs of slowing down. In this series of short podcasts,...

Europe: The new European restructuring schemes

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All 27 EU member states must implement the European Restructuring Directive of 20 June 2019 by 17 July 2021. The Directive was in part a reaction to the phenomenon observed with continental European companies in a financial crisis to restructure their debt under an English Scheme of Arrangement. The Scheme of Arrangement, which is not an insolvency process, offers the possibility to implement a debt restructuring on the basis of a majority decision by the creditors. Under these rules, a single "hold-out" creditor is unable to block a reasonable restructuring plan if the majority of creditors approves it.

Global: Trust Continuum – Why Trust Will Determine Sustainable Commercial Success

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Trust matters today more than ever before. In the era of fake news, online animus and political polarization, trust is the lens through which...

Colombia: Superintendence of Companies modifies the regulation on SAGRILAFT and extends its implementation deadline...

In brief What's new? On April 9, the Superintendence of Companies ("SS") issued the External Circular No. 100-000004 (the "Circular"). Through this Circular, the SS modified...

United States: The Employer Rapport – Quick chats for the US workplace (Webinar)

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In brief Welcome to Baker McKenzie's new Labor and Employment video chat series for US employers. Our lawyers will provide quick, practical tips on today's...

United Kingdom: Are you ready for this year’s annual share plan reporting?

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In brief Following the end of the UK tax year on April 5, 2021, annual share plan returns may now be filed online with HMRC....
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