LONDON, August 22, 2007—UK employment law and benefits specialist Pulina Whitaker, an associate in the London office of King & Spalding, a leading international law firm, is a featured speaker at a European employment law update program sponsored by Falconbury Business Law Seminars in London on December 6.
The one-day seminar is designed for employers, human resources professionals, in-house lawyers and advisers and provides a practical review of the latest developments in European employment law from six key European Union jurisdictions.
Whitaker will provide an overview of key areas of differences in law and practice in the UK, Germany and Poland. She will be joined by a lawyer from each of the other two countries.
Among the topics Whitaker and her colleagues will address are the following:
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- Recent changes in the labor law in UK, Germany, and Poland
- Employment equality and discrimination legislation
- TUPE (transfer of undertakings/protection of employment) regulations
- Fixed-term and other contractual issues
- Maternity leave and protection
- Equal payTaxation, stock option plans
Whitaker has extensive experience in transactional employment law (including Acquired Rights Directive transfers), executive and non-executive hiring and firing and advising on European redundancy programs and restructuring exercises. She also advises on the offer of U.S. and UK stock and stock option incentive arrangements globally, European data privacy issues, preparing bonus schemes and disputed payments.
About King & Spalding
King & Spalding is an international law firm with more than 800 lawyers in Atlanta, Charlotte, Dubai, Houston, London, New York, Riyadh (affiliated office) and Washington, D.C. The firm represents half of the Fortune 100, and in a Corporate Counsel survey in August 2006 was ranked one of the top ten firms representing Fortune 250 companies overall. For additional information, visit www.kslaw.com.