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This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

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Don't bank on int

Since introduced into Danish Law with effect of 1 January 2008 the Danish judicial system has gained its first important experiences with class action as a way of handling disputes with multiple similar claims. At Lundsgaard & Partnere... pdf Don't bank on it

New article on water plans and buffer strips

Partner Søren Stenderup Jensen and Assistant Attorney Sebina Harderhave written the article "Water plans and buffer strips: reducing emissions into watercourses", which has been published in the current edition of International Law Office (ILO).

Insourcing and Outsourcing in a VAT Context

October 2012 - Tax & Private Client. Legal Developments by Plesner.

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Legal Consultant Casper Bjerregaard Eskildsen has published the article "Insourcing and Outsourcing in a VAT Context" in the latest issue of Intertax.

New article on monster rain

Partner Søren Stenderup Jensen and Senior Attorney Ellen Skodborggaard have contributed the article "Monster Rain: Further advice on how to avoid damage from flooding" to the latest issue of International Law Office (ILO).

Article on new guidelines on low-frequency noise from wind turbines

September 2012 - Projects, Energy & Natural Resources. Legal Developments by Plesner.

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The latest issue of the International Law Office (ILO) newsletter on environmental law includes the article "Agency introduces guidelines on low frequency noise from wind turbines" by Søren Stenderup Jensen and Sebina Harder.

Amendment of workplace smoking policy may be necessary ‎

Health and safety at work
The amendments to the Danish Anti-Smoking Act recently entered into force, and workplace smoking ‎policies may therefore need to be amended.‎

Pay during parental leave before the Supreme Court ‎

Discrimination - Equal Treatment Act
The question of whether EU law entitles an employee under notice to receive pay during the notice period ‎if this period coincides with a period of unpaid parental leave will be considered by the Danish Supreme ‎Court.‎

Supreme Court ruling on compensation under the Part-Time Employment

Discrimination - Equal Treatment Act
Supreme Court ruling on compensation under the Part-Time Employment Act
A dental assistant who was dismissed after refusing to work full time was awarded 3 months’ pay by the ‎Danish Supreme Court.‎ 

No doubt about the Employment Equality Directive

Discrimination - Equal Treatment Act

The Danish Supreme Court refuses to refer the issue of lower pay and termination due to age of under-18s ‎to the EU Court.
Age discrimination is prohibited by the Danish Anti-Discrimination Act and the Employment Equality ‎Directive. In Denmark, however, this general principle is subject to the derogation that employers are ‎permitted to pay under-18s less than adults and to terminate their employment once they turn 18, so ‎long as the employer is comprised by a collective agreement containing specific provisions on under-18s ‎in relation to recruitment, payment and termination.‎

Sick holiday ‎

The EU Court recently ruled that employees who fall sick during holiday are entitled to replacement ‎holiday.‎

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