Employment Law | Law Proposal To Get More Women On Boards

As the European Commissioner for Justice Viviane Reding proposes a new law in Strasbourg that would force all major European companies to have at least 40 per cent of their boards made up of women, a former BBC head of human resources claims he was forced out of his job after he tried to blow the whistle on sexual discrimination and harassment of women. Continue reading

Intellectual Property | Copyright Infringement Evidence Must Be More Transparent

On 12th October 2012 the consumer watchdog, Consumer Focus, wrote to the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), which represents the six major film studios, regarding MPAA’s method of collection of evidence of copyright infringement by individuals through peer-to-peer networks. Continue reading