This book provides practical, business-orientated and accessible guidance on key employment and labour law aspects in national and international transfers of business in the European Union, its member states and selected important countries around the world. It contains a comprehensive overview of relevant topics such as safeguarding of employees' rights, impacts on employees' representatives and on collective agreements, company pension entitlements, insolvency, M&A transactions and cross-border transfers of business for each country covered. This overview is accompanied by summaries of leading case law and excerpts of important national regulations. Transfers of business play an important role in today's globalised business world. In particular, employment and labour impacts of transfers of businesses are often a driving legal and business factor in national and international restructurings and M&A transactions. The successful implementation of transfers of business requires to recognise and comply with the relevant legal frameworks of the countries involved. This publication is written by specialised employment lawyers from around the globe and addresses in-house counsels, human resources managers and legal advisors in charge of or accompanying national or international transactions.
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Part I - EU Law and EU Countries: 1. European Union Law by Jens Kirchner and Sascha Morgenroth 2. Austria by Stephan Nitzl and Christian Stuppnig 3. Belgium by Eddy Lievens 4. The Czech Republic by Petr Samec and Markéta Cibulková 5. Denmark by Jonas Enkegaard and Kristine Friis Nolsø 6. France by Philippe Danesi and Marie-Astrid Bethenod 7. Germany by Jens Kirchner and Sascha Morgenroth 8. Hungary by Helga Fehér 9. Italy by Fabrizio Morelli 10. The Netherlands by Hélène Bogaard 11. Poland by Agnieszka Lechman-Filipiak and Katarzyna Magnuska 12. Romania by Monica Georgiadis 13. Spain by Pilar Menor 14. Sweden by Johan Sundberg and Emil Ödling 15. United Kingdom by Tim Marshall and Kate Hodgkiss Part II - Non-EU Countries: 16. Russia by Vladislav Mazur 17. Switzerland by Vincent Carron and Anne Roux-Fouillet 18. Turkey by Melek Onaran Yüksel Part III - Middle East and Africa: 19. United Arab Emirates by Neil Crossley 20. South Africa by Retha Beerman, Aadil Patel and Faan Coetzee Part IV - Americas: 21. Brazil by Priscila da Rocha Lago and Thiago Ramos Barbosa 22. Canada by Richard Press.- 23. Mexico by Maria Rios 24. United States of America by Erin D'Angelo Part V - Asia and Pacific: 25. Australia by Rick Catanzariti 26. People's Republic of China by Johnny Choi, Alan Wang and Vivienne Jin 27. Japan by Lance Miller, Hajime Iwaki, Lawrence Carter and Keiji Nasuda.
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