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21 June, 2017

Germany to bring into force remuneration transparency law

Employees in Germany will have rights from next month to request information about the pay of co-workers. The new law comes amid debate in Germany about excessive executive pay.

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30 March, 2017

Legal & Regulatory Roundup – Europe

Legal and regulatory roundup from around the UK and Europe: EU tax, tightened money laundering legislation, gender pay gap regulation in the UK, review of governance codes in Germany and the UK, and Belgian FSMA guidelines.

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28 February, 2017

Revised German Corporate Governance Code urges ‘ethical behaviour’

Changes to Germany’s Corporate Governance Code focus on greater transparency, ethical standards and sustainability.

10 January, 2017

Executive pay becomes a political issue in Germany

Politicians line up to condemn high levels of executive pay after pension payments for Martin Winterkorn, VW's former CEO, are published.