Dr. Gerlind Wisskirchen

Partner
Rechtsanwältin | Fachanwältin für Arbeitsrecht (Certified lawyer for labor and employment law)

CMS Hasche Sigle
Kranhaus 1
Im Zollhafen 18
50678 Cologne
Germany
Languages German, English, French

Gerlind Wisskirchen is a specialist lawyer in the area of labor and employment law with a special focus on advising international corporations. The excellence of her advice lies in her knowledge of how to achieve success and her profound understanding of the business environments of her clients, her analytic ability and her strategic, precise, clear recommendations. She and her team are performance-driven and creative and strive to forge workable and strategic client-focused solutions so that undertakings can achieve their business objectives. Part of this advice is project management, thus understanding the relevant factors, defining the goals, selecting the best methods and tools, and precisely implementing the set objectives. Gerlind Wisskirchen advises multinational corporations particularly on the issues of reorganization, national and international labor and employment law and compliance. She provides support to management – as a strategic advisor or member of the supervisory/advisory board – from the HR and labor and employment law perspective when business plans and strategies are being developed. Gerlind Wisskirchen is an expert on digitalization of the world of work and editor of the report ""Artificial Intelligence and Robotics and their impact on the workplace" for the Global Employment Institute.

In a globalized world in which national borders are increasingly diminishing and corporations are facing global challenges, she has particular expertise in cross-border projects like business reorganizations (outsourcing, off-shoring), compliance issues, cross-border compensation programs, cross-border audits and internal investigations, board level codetermination, matrix structures of multinational corporations, the European works council, the implementation of codes of conduct, whistleblowing systems and IT-systems, the posting of employees and data privacy protection issues. She developed the "EU Labor & Employment Law Navigator," a comparative analysis of the labor and employment law systems in Europe.

Gerlind Wisskirchen is a regular moderator and panelist at national and international conferences on the legal issues of international HR management and on issues of cross-border Labor and employment law, such as the International Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the American Employment Law Council. She is a lecturer for the MBA program "International Human Resources Management" at Cranfield University, UK, one of the leading European business schools. She has published numerous articles in German and in English.

Functions:

- Council Member and Vice-Chair for Multinationals of the IBA Global Employment Institute

- Vice-Chair of Cross-Border HR (XBHR), a global multidisciplinary forum for international HR and employment law experts focused on creative solutions to global HR issues.

- Immediate past chair of the Employment and Industrial Relations Law Committee of the International Bar Association.

- Co-chair of the International Subcommittee of the ERR Committee, American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section.

- Member of the advisory board and lecturer at Cranfield University, UK, for the MBA program in International Human Resources Management.

- Member of the Labor Lawyers Advisory Committee of CUE, an organization for positive employee relations.

- Member of the labor and employment lawyers advisory board of the German Federal Bar.

- Member of the American Employment Law Council, the International Association of Defense Counsel, the American Bar Association, the International Bar Association and the international association of labor and employment lawyers "Worklaw Network".

- Founding Member of Lions Club Clara and Robert Schumann in Bonn.

Recognitions:

- Mentioned in The International Who's Who - of Management Labour & Employment Lawyers 2017 as the first among the six leading labor and employment law specialists in Germany; quote: "The "outstanding" Gerlind Wisskirchen is highly recommended by peers and an international client base, placing her at the top of our research. A number of respondents pick her out as "the go-to labour and employment lawyer in Germany"."

- Listed by name under the heading "Germany's best lawyers" in Best Lawyers 2017 in Handelsblatt, 06/2017

- Listed in Legal 500 Deutschland, 2016 as "Leading Person"

- "Gerlind Wisskirchen's client base consists largely of international companies and she is noted as particular for her work for US clients. She regularly handles compliance matters and reorganizations." (Chambers Europe 2017);

- "Market commentators respect Gerlind Wisskirchen for her international experience and vast knowledge of how international corporations work. Her main focus lies in comprehensive reorganisations and compliance procedures, and she also advises on industrial relations." (Chambers Europe 2016)

- "In addition, the management, labour and employment department is recommended for offering highly skilled advice to clients. The brilliantly able Gerlind Wisskirchen has boundless experience and expertise which makes her a prominent figure in the marketplace. She focuses her practice on advising clients on restructuring, national and international labour law, and compliance issues." and "Gerlind Wisskirchen is a top-tier adviser with unrivalled expertise and understanding of clients' business environment" in Who's Who Legal Germany 2016.

- Lawyer of the Year for Labour & Employment Germany of the Who’s Who Legal Awards 2015, in cooperation with the American Bar Association; Quote: "internationally renowned for her work"

- Winner of the Global Who’s Who Labour & Employment Lawyer Award 2012; quote: "Gerlind Wisskirchen received unrivalled levels of praise from our sources both in private practice and in-house across the globe, and we are delighted to declare her the leading lawyer in the world for Management Labour & Employment work."

- Mentioned in The International Who's Who - of Management Labour & Employment Lawyers - 2013 and 2011 - as the first among the ten leading labor and employment law specialists in the world; quote: "Gerlind is one of the best in Europe", "Gerlind Wisskirchen is 'a superb lawyer who is well-known and respected by labor and employment practitioners around the world'." " A great strategist", Gerlind Wisskirchen provides "workable" solutions to clients on restructurings and compliance issues."

- Designated in Chambers and Partners 2011 as leading labor and employment lawyer in Germany: "Gerlind Wisskirchen is a great example of what an employment lawyer should be like: compassionate, focused and extremely quick thinker."

- Winner of the International Law Office Client Choice Award for Labor & Employment, Germany, 2010

- Designated No. 1 in The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers 2013 and 2011 among the world's 10 most renowned labor and employment law specialists. "...Gerlind Wisskirchen at CMS Hasche Sigle is fantastic. Praised as one of the very best in the world for employment law."

- Listed as best labor and employment lawyer of the top German compliance lawyers in WirtschaftsWoche, 14/2015

- Listed in "2014 Guide to the World's Leading Labour and Employment Lawyers", "Gerlind Wisskirchen specialises in advising international companies in all areas of employment law making her a "first choice" for many clients" in Who's Who Legal 2015, in Handelsblatt / Legal Success: "Top-lawyers in Germany" in 2013 und 2012; "The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers", in "The Guide to the World's Leading Labor and Employment Lawyers"; Chamber Global "The World's Leading Lawyers for Business", Cross-Border Handbooks "Labour and Employee Benefits", The American Lawyer and Focus Europe.

- Winner of the International Law Office Client Choice Award for Labor & Employment, Germany, 2010

Studied law at the University of Bonn, the University of Lausanne, Switzerland and Georgetown University, USA. PhD in 1993 on "Indirect Discrimination in Employment (Disparate Impact Cases): USA – Europe". Student and graduate scholar of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. Worked for two U.S. law firms (1991-1992, 1995) and for the international department of the German Treasury (1995-1998). Joined the law firm in 1998 to strengthen the international section of the labor and employment law team.

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"Market commentators respect Gerlind Wisskirchen for ‘her international experience and vast knowledge of how international corporations work.’ Her main focus lies in comprehensive reorganisations an compliance procedures, and she also advises on industrial relations."

Chambers Europe, 2016

"In addition, the ‘management, labour and employment department is recommended for offering highly skilled advice to clients’. The brilliantly able Gerlind Wisskirchen has boundless experience and expertise which makes her a prominent figure in the marketplace. She focuses her practice on advising clients on restructuring, national and international labour law, and compliance issues."

Who's Who Legal 2016

"Gerlind Wisskirchen is a top-tier adviser with unrivalled expertise and understanding of clients’ business environment."

Who's Who Legal 2016

Winner Who's Who Legal Award 2015, Labour & Employment, in cooperation with the American Bar Association - "internationally renowned for her work"

Who's Who Legal 2015

Recommended in „Die Topkanzleien für Arbeitsrecht“

WiWo-Top-Kanzleien, 2017

"Gerlind Wisskirchen advises on the full spectrum of employment law issues from the Cologne office. She frequently advises on cross-border restructurings and re-organisations, and is considered ‘excellent’ by interviewees."

Chambers Europe, 2014

"Sources describe Gerlind Wisskirchen as an ‘excellent individual.’ She is known for a focus on international mandates, particularly those involving the USA."

Chambers Europe, 2013

Publications

  • Die Start-up-Szene und Arbeitsrecht, Unternehmerische Freiheit – arbeitsrechtlich eingeschränkt, AuA 9/17, 505-508

  • "Unternehmensinterne Untersuchungen – Durchführung, Konsequenzen, Prävention", comply.Dossier|Know how für Compliance Verantwortliche, Bundesanzeiger Verlag, Ausgabe 06, 2017

  • "Low Performance", StichwortKommentar Arbeitsrecht, Grobys | Panzer-Heemeier (Hrsg.), Nomos-Verlag, 3. Auflage 2017, S. 1497

  • "Labour and Employment Compliance in Germany, International Labour and Employment Compliance Handbook (Fifth Edition), Wolters Kluwer, 2017"

  • "Die Digitalisierung – eine technische Herausforderung für das Mitbestimmungsrecht aus § 87 Abs. 1 Nr. 6 BetrVG", Frank Maschmann (Hg.), Fachmedien Recht und Wirtschaft/dfv Mediengruppe, Betriebs-Berater, BB 36.2017, S. 2105

  • Rezension zu "Total Compensation – Handbuch der Entgeltgestaltung", Frank Maschmann (Hg.), Fachmedien Recht und Wirtschaft/dfv Mediengruppe, Betriebs-Berater, BB 33.2017, S. 1916

  • Abschalten erlaubt?, Deutscher AnwaltSpiegel, Ausgabe 17, 23.08.2017, S. 15-17

  • "Crowdworking im Lichte des Arbeitsrechts", ZESAR, 8/2017, S. 318-328

  • "Could robots destroy freelancing", ipse-Magazine, UK, 01.06.2017, http://www.ipsemagazine.co.uk/article/could-robots-destroy-freelancing/1496390288

  • Arbeitsvertrag und AGB-Kontrolle, Tschöpe Arbeitsrecht Handbuch, 10. Auflage, 2017, Köln, Kapitel 1 D, S. 177-249

  • Anbahnung und Begründung eines Arbeitsverhältnisses, Tschöpe Arbeitsrecht Handbuch, 10. Auflage, 2017, Kapitel 1 C, S. 80-176

  • Variable Vergütungsstrukturen für digitale Arbeitnehmer – Zielvereinbarungen und Zielvorgaben für alle?, Arbeitsrecht Aktuell, 7/2017, S. 155-184

  • Labour and Employment Compliance in Germany, International Labour and Employment Compliance Handbook (Fourth Edition), Wolters Kluwer, 2016

  • „Mitbestimmung im Familienunternehmen“, Handbuch Familienunternehmen und Unternehmerfamilien, S. 185-206, Juni 2016, Schäffer-Poeschl Verlag Stuttgart

  • International Labor and Employment Law, 4th Edition, ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, Bloomberg BNA, 2016

  • „Smarten Datenschatz sichern“, Bankinformation, 2/2016, S. 72-73

  • Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secrets in Employment Law, An International Survey, 2015 Cumulative Supplement, Bloomberg BNA

  • Handbuch Konzernarbeitsrecht, Wisskirchen/Braun (Hrsg.), C.H. Beck Verlag, Oktober 2015

  • Labour and Employment Compliance in Germany, International Labour and Employment Compliance Handbook (Third Edition), Wolters Kluwer, 2015

  • "Interviewing Employees from a European Perspective", International Employment Law 2015, Litigation and Administrative Practice, Course Handbook Series, p. 477-487

  • Aktuelle Problemstellungen im Zusammenhang mit "Bring Your Own Device" - Wenn der Arbeitnehmer sein privates Smartphone auch dienstlich nutzen möchte bzw. soll -, DB Nr. 20/ 2015, S. 1163 - 1168

  • Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secrets in Employment Law, An International Survey, 2014 Cumulative Supplement, Bloomberg BNA

  • "Labour and Employment Compliance in Germany (Second Edition)", International Labour and Compliance Handbook, Wolters Kluwer, 2014

  • "Next Up for North American Employers and Unions? International and Corporate Social Responsibility", ABA Journal of Labor & Employment Law, Vol. 29, No. 2, Winter 2014

  • Wiedereinstellungsanspruch", "Low Performance", Mitautorin in Grobys/Panzer (Hrsg.), StichwortKommentar Arbeitsrecht, 2. Aufl. 2014

  • "Failing Airline Business Transfers, But Employees Stay", "Labor Law Allows Amazon To Resist ver.di Organizing", BEERG EELB (European Labor Law Briefing), No 07, April 2014

  • "Mobiles Arbeiten als neue Herausforderung" und "Arbeitsrechtliche Fallstricke bei Matrixstrukturen?" in "Arbeitswelt 3.0, Personalführung im Wandel", HUSS-MEDIEN GmbH, Redaktion Arbeit und Arbeitsrecht, 1. Auflage, 2014

  • Labour and Employment Compliance in Germany, Wisskirchen/Lützeler, International Labour and Employment Compliance Handbook, Kluwer Law International

  • Anticipated Employment Changes under CDU/CSU and SPD Sign Coalition Agreement, ABA International Labor & Employment Law Committee Newsletter, January 2014

  • 2014 Outlook European Union, International HR Decision Support Network, Bloomberg BNA

  • "Interne Unternehmensuntersuchung" in "Rechtsmanagement im Unternehmen – Praxishandbuch Compliance", Makowicz/Wolffgang (Hrsg.) Bundesanzeiger Verlag, Januar 2014, Abschnitt 2-50, S. 1-24

  • "Arbeits- und Sozialrechtliche Compliance" in "Rechtsmanagement im Unternehmen – Praxishandbuch Compliance", Makowicz/Wolffgang (Hrsg.) Bundesanzeiger Verlag, Januar 2014, Abschnitt 2-20, S. 1-70

  • CDU/CSU and SPD sign coalition agreement, BEERG Global Labor Newsletter, January 19, 2014

  • Contribution "Doing Business 2014": Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises", Comparing Business Regulations for Domestic Firms in 189 Economies, 11th Edition

  • Employee representation and co-determination rights in Europe, Employment and Employee Benefits Multi-Jurisdictional Guide 2013/14, PLC Practical Law Company, August 2013

  • Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secrets in Employment Law, An International Survey, 2013 Cumulative Supplement, Bloomberg BNA

  • Rechtliche Aspekte beim Einsatz von Mobile Devices, Personalführung, 08/2013, S.86-87

  • Background Checks in Europe, IADC Committee Newsletter, June 2013

  • Ziemons/Jaeger, Kommentierung zu §§ 6, 35 und 37 GmbH, Beck'scher Online Kommentar GmbHG, Edition 15, Stand 01.06.2013

  • Anbahnung und Begründung eines Arbeitsverhältnisses, Tschöpe Anwalts-Handbuch Arbeitsrecht, 8. Auflage, 2013, Kapitel 1 C, S. 83-201

  • Arbeitsvertrag und AGB-Kontrolle, Tschöpe Anwalts-Handbuch Arbeitsrecht, 8. Auflage, 2013, Köln, Kapitel 1 D, S. 202-274

  • Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secrets in Employment Law, An International Survey, 2012 Cumulative Supplement, Bloomberg BNA

  • Vorweggenommene Abmahnung - statt des Mantras der unentbehrlichen Abmahnung, BB 2012, S. 1473

  • Employee representation and co-determination rights in Europe, Employment and Employee Benefits, Practical Law Multi-Jurisdictional Guide 2012/13

  • Internal Investigations aus Sicht des Aufsichtsrates, BOARD 4/12, S. 148-152

  • Ziemons/Jaeger, Kommentierung zu §§ 6, 35 und 37 GmbH, Beck'scher Online Kommentar GmbHG, Edition 11, Stand 01.06.2012

  • Rechtlich betrachtet: soziale Netzwerke am Arbeitsplatz, neue caritas 14/2012, S. 9-12

  • Unternehmensinterne Untersuchungen (Teil I), DB 24 2011, S. 1392 - 1395

  • Unternehmensinterne Untersuchungen (Teil II), DB 25 2011, S. 1447 - 1452

  • Right to Re-Employment (Wiedereinstellungsanspruch), co-author in Grobys/Panzer "Stichwortkommentar Arbeitsrecht" 1st edition 2011

  • Low Performance, co-author in Grobys/Panzer "Stichwortkommentar Arbeitsrecht" 1st edition 2011

  • Background checks in Europe, HR Performance 2/ 2011, p. 40-47

  • Doing Business 2012: Labor Laws and Regulations in Germany, The World Bank Group 2011

  • Anbahnung und Begründung eines Arbeitsverhältnisses, Mitautorin in Tschöpe "Anwalts-Handbuch Arbeitsrecht", 7. Auflage 2011, p. 95-213

  • Arbeitsvertrag und AGB-Kontrolle, Mitautorin in Tschöpe "Anwalts-Handbuch Arbeitsrecht" 7. Aufl. 2011, p. 217-289

  • Poor Performance is not the Sword of Damocles www.personalwirtschaft.de, 03 2011, p. 61-63

  • PLC Cross Border Handbook - Labor and Employee Benefits 2010/ 2011, Employee Representation and co-determination rights in the EU 2010

  • Labor Law USA, International (monograph series), 1st ed. 2011, bayme vbm 2010

  • Doing Business 2011: Labor Laws and Regulations in Germany, The World Bank Group 2010

  • Twitter & Co.: Das Web 2.0 als arbeitsrechtliches Problem, BB 40 2010, p. 2433-2439

  • Aufgabe des Prinzips der Tarifeinheit - Folgen für die Praxis, BB 37 2010, p. 1

  • BlackBerry & Co.: Was ist heute Arbeitszeit?, DB 37 2010, p. 2052-2055

  • The Introduction of Whistleblower Systems in the European Union, IADC Defense Counsel Journal 03 2010, p. 366-383

  • Massenentlassungen in den Mitgliedsstaaten der EU, ZESAR 04 2010, p. 164-171

  • Kündigungen in der EU, Personal Manager / HR International 02 2010, p. 55-58

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Lectures list

  • "Konzernarbeitsrecht: Matrixstrukturen - Kündigungsschutz - Mitbestimmung", BeckAkademie, 23.11.2017, Frankfurt

  • "Umgang mit dem Betriebsrat", BeckAkademie, 20.11.2017, Hamburg"The Drawbridge Economy – Bringing the Work Back and Keeping the "Foreign" Workers Out", HR Policy Association, 15.11.2017, Washington

  • "Arbeitsrecht 4.0 – Digitalisierung der Arbeitswelt", 29. Jahresarbeitstagung Arbeitsrecht, DAI, 03.11.2017, Köln

  • "The Impact of Automation on Employee Relations", CUE Fall 2017 Meeting, 17.10.2017, Indianapolis

  • "Modern Work und die Auswirkungen auf das Arbeitsrecht", HR Fitness Club in Kooperation mit HR Contrast GmbH, 28.09.2017, Berlin

  • "Die Digitalisierung des Arbeitslebens und ihre Folgen für das Arbeitsrecht", Zukunft Personal 2017, 19.09.2017, Köln

  • "Artificial Intelligence in Robotics", 36th Annual Workforce Management Briefing, Epstein Becker & Green, 14.09.2017, New York

  • "Modern Work und die Auswirkungen auf das Arbeitsrecht", HR Fitness Club in Kooperation mit HR Contrast GmbH, 13.09.2017, Köln

  • Modern Work und die Auswirkungen auf das Arbeitsrecht", HR Fitness Club in Kooperation mit HR Contrast GmbH, 12.09.2017, Frankfurt

  • "Auf der Suche nach dem Arbeitgeber: Mitbestimmung in komplexen Organisationsformen", Passauer Arbeitsrechtssymposium - Mitbestimmung 4.0, 22.06.2017, Passau

  • "The Digital Revolution: Some Employment Considerations", BEERG Network Meeting, 09.06.2017, Sitges

  • "Die Digitalisierung der Arbeitswelt - Herausforderungen für das Arbeitsrecht", BitKom, 29.05.2017, Berlin

  • "Umgang mit dem Betriebsrat", BeckAkademie, 16.05.2017, München

  • "Die Digitalisierung des Arbeitslebens und ihre Folgen für das Arbeitsrecht", BVAU-Themengruppe Internationales Arbeitsrecht, 15.05.2017, Frankfurt

  • "Anti-immigration efforts and their impact on employment law in the U.S. and the E.U.", ABA International Employment Law Meeting, 09.05.2017, Dublin

  • "Umgang mit dem Betriebsrat", BeckAkademie, 28.04.2017, Hamburg

  • "Digital Economy and its Impact on Labor Relations", BEERG Training Program, 27.04.2017, Sitges

  • "Die Digitalisierung des Arbeitslebens und ihre Folgen für das Arbeitsrecht", XING Webconference, 06.04.2017

  • "How to Deal with German Works Council", BeckAkademie, 30.03.2017, Düsseldorf

  • Vorstellung des GEI Reports, American Chamber of Commerce in Germany e.V., 21.03.2017, Frankfurt

  • "Technology, Digitization and Robotics - Understanding the Impact on Cross-Border Human Resources", XBHR Annual Conference, 02./03.03.2017, Paris

  • "Digital Economy and its Impact on Labor Relations", BEERG/AMEERG network meeting, 02.02.2017, Brüssel

  • Labor Relations Seminar, 17.01.2017, Frankfurt

  • "The Workplace of Tomorrow – Impact of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics", FedEE Fellowship Meeting, 12.01.2017, London

  • "Umgang mit dem Betriebsrat", BeckAkademie, 06.12.2016, Frankfurt

  • "Konzernarbeitsrecht: Matrixstrukturen - Kündigungsschutz - Mitbestimmung", BeckAkademie, 01.12.2016, Stuttgart

  • "Brexit and Consumer Products Companies", 8th CMS Consumer Products Annual Conference, 10.11.206, Brüssel

  • "Future Global Workforce Structures and Changes Resulting from Artificial Intelligence, Technology, Robotic, and Security Issues", AELC Conference, 19.10.2016, Naples

  • "The Working World of Tomorrow - Artificial Intelligence and Robotics and Its Impact on Labor Relations", CUE Fall 2016 Conference, 18.10.2016, Dallas

  • "Background Checks and Employee Monitoring in the EU", HR Data Management Forum Meeting FedEE, 13.07.2016, London

  • "EU Richtlinie Nachhaltigkeit Rechtswürdigung", BundesKonvent 2016, Senat der Wirtschaft, 30.06.2016, Bonn

  • "International Supply Chains and Corporate Compliance", PLI Practicing Law Institute, 09.06.2016, New York

  • "Workplace Integration of Refugee and Migrant Workers", ABA Midyear Meeting of the International Labor and Employment Law Committee, 03.05.2016, Hong Kong

  • "Konzernarbeitsrecht: Matrixstrukturen - Kündigungsschutz - Mitbestimmung", BeckAkademie, 19.04.2016, Düsseldorf

  • "Umgang mit dem Betriebsrat", 20.04.2016, BeckAkademie, Köln

  • "Terminating the Expatriate: Employment and Immigration Concerns", ABA Midwinter Meeting of the Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee, 18.03.2016, New Orleans

  • "The Impact of Robotics, Digitization and Other Technological Advances on the New World of Work", XBHR Annual Conference 2016, 03.03.2016, Miami

  • "Background Checks and Restrictive Covenants/Non-Compete Clauses in Eight European Countries", FedEE Fellowship Meeting, 28.01.2016, London

  • Labor Relations Seminar, CMS HS in association with BEERG, 19.01.2016, Frankfurt

  • "International Employment Issues and the Impact on Your Practice", National CUE Conference, 09.01.2016, Vail

  • "Transatlantic Investigations and Privacy", European-American Chamber of Commerce (EACC), 10.12.2015, New York

  • "An Overview of the Forthcoming EU Data Protection Regulations", FedEE Fellowship Meeting, 27.11.2015, London

  • "Big Data im Personalbereich", Jahreskongress Datenschutz 2015, Ostdeutscher Sparkassenverband, 03.11.2015, Potsdam

  • "Umgang mit dem Betriebsrat", 26.10.2015, BeckAkademie, München

  • "The New Breed of Investigation: What You Need to Know to Navigate the Intersection of Traditional Employment Law Issues with Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Securities Law Exposure", 23.10.2015, AELC Conference 2015, Ojai, Kalifornien

  • „Einsatz von Fremdpersonal – Erscheinungsformen und Abgrenzungen“, Bundesverband der Personalmanager e.V., 19.10.2015, Frankfurt

  • "Arbeitsrechtliches Know-how für HR-Businesspartner – Modul VI: HR-Businesspartner in der strategischen Beratung: Begleitung von Umstrukturierungen", DGFP-Akademie, 16.10.2016, München

  • "Ethical Challenges: Government Prosecutions and Employment Lawsuits", 29.06.2015, Senat der Wirtschaft, PLI Practising Law Institute, New York

  • "Arbeitsrechtliche Fragen bzgl. Alternde Belegschaft", 25.06.2015, Bundesratskongress Senat der Wirtschaft, Bonn

  • "Umgang mit dem Betriebsrat", 22.06.2015, BeckAkademie, Frankfurt

  • "Data Privacy" und "Understanding Unions, Working with Work Councils", 21.05.2015, The IBIS Academy, Bristol, UK

  • "Konstruktive Zusammenarbeit mit dem Betriebsrat", 19.05.2015, DGFP - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Personalführung e.V., Düsseldorf

  • "New developments in Germany", 18.05.2015, Bech Bruun, Copenhagen

  • From Germany to Tennessee, from Mondragon to Michigan: The Impact of Imported Foreign Models for Worker Organizing and Empowerment on U.S. Workplaces and Multinational Companies", 07.05.2015, ABA Midyear Meeting, Barcelona, Spain

  • "Minority Representation and its Lawful Limits- the new VW policy", 27.04.2015, CUE 2015 Spring Conference, Louisville, Kentucky

  • "Collective Redundancy: Selection Models in Europe in the Non-Discrimination ERA", 09.04.2015, Midyear IBA Conference. Rome

  • "Privacy in The Workplace", 26.03.2015, European-American Chamber of Commerce, New York

  • "Labor Relations in Germany and Europe", 25.03.2015, New York University, USA

  • "Doing Business in Europe: What a US Employer/his Advisor Must Know", 18.03.2015, IADC Webinar

  • "Post-Merger/-Acquisition Integration", 26.02.2015, XBHR Annual Conference, Vienna

  • "Labor Relations Seminar", 19.01.2015, CMS HS in association with BEERG

  • "International Corporate Transactions and their Impact on Labor & Employment Issues", 10.01.2015, National CLE Conference, Vail

  • "The EU Labor Relations System vs. US Labor System", 17.12.2014, IADC Webinar

  • "Konzernarbeitsrecht", Verlag, Dr. Otto Schmidt KG, 04.12.2014, Frankfurt am Main

  • "Alternate Forms of Union Representation: Myth or Reality in North America?", 8th Annual ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law Conference, 07.11.2014, Los Angeles

  • "What's new in labor law in Europe?", CMS Webinar, 30.10.2014

  • "Protecting Trade Secrets and Intellectual Property Across Borders", AELC Annual Conference 2014, 23.10.2014, Palm Beach, Florida

  • "International Update, including German Works Councils and International Supply Chain Management", CUE Fall Conference 2014, 05.10.-08.10.2014, Atlanta

  • "Labor Relations in Germany", Webinar, 01.10.2014

  • "Labor Relations in the EU", Webinar, 24.09.2014

  • "Transfer of Undertakings (TUPE) in the EU and related Data Privacy Issues", International Employment Law Conference, Bar Association of San Francisco, 12.09.2014, San Francisco

  • "Whistleblower Update: New Risks & New Regulation in Europe & the United States", European-American Chamber of Commerce (EACC), 09.07.2014, New York

  • "Legal, Practical and Moral Implications of Global Migration", IADC 2014 Annual Meeting, 07.07.2014, Wien

  • "What will the new government in Germany mean for employers?", Webinar, 02.07.2014

  • "Works Council: The Latest Import from Europe?", ABA Webinar, 30.06.2014

  • "How Employee Representation in Europe Differs from Representation in the U.S.: Unions & Works Councils", Bloomberg BNA Webinar, 25.06.2014

  • "Conducting Cross-Border Investigations: Disclosure, Privilege and Related Issues: Overcoming Challenges and the Latest Developments", C5's Forum on Transatlantic Litigation, 17.06.2014, Amsterdam

  • "Atypical Work Trends in the EU", BEERG Meeting, 12.06.2014, Barcelona

  • "Ethical Challenges Encountered in Cross-Border Investigations", International Employment Law 2014, PLI Practising Law Institute, 10.06.2014, New York

  • "Karriere 4.0 – Was heute und morgen anders ist", 3. HR Executive Meeting, 05.06.2014, Köln

  • Moderation Expertenrunde zum Thema "Arbeitsrechtliche Rahmenbedingungen in Deutschland", 13. CMS-Arbeitsrechtskongress, 03.06.2014, Frankfurt

  • "Managing Corporate Data Across Multiple Global Privacy Regimes", Littler Mendelson, The Executive Employer Conference, 08.05.2014, Phoenix

  • "Protecting Your Global Brand: Developing a Strategy to Address the Leading Employment Law Threats to Your Corporate Identity", Littler Mendelson, The Executive Employer Conference, 07.05.2014, Phoenix

  • "Challenges Facing Women Lawyers in a Global Practice", "Core Standards for Employers, Employees and Unions", ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law, Midyear Meeting, 05.05.2014, Tel Aviv

  • "Whistleblowing: the Path to a Culture of Denunciation or a Blessing for Compliance", XBHR Annual Conference 2014, 06.03.2014

  • "What will the new CDU/SPD government in Germany mean for employers?", BEERG Meeting, 05.02.2014, Brussels

  • "Ethics and Practical Issues in Conducting Cross-Border Investigations", New York Management Attorneys Conference, 01.02.2014, New York

  • "International Legal Issues To Be Aware Of", National CLE Conference, 10.01.2014, Vail

  • "Richtiger Umgang mit Low-Performern", Deutsche Richterakademie, 03.12.2013, Wustrau

  • "Internal Investigations", 1. Bundeskongress Compliance , 21.11.2013, Berlin

  • "International Framework Agreements (IFAs) and Corporate Social Responsibility (SR) have Discovered North America", 7th Annual ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law Conference, 07.11.2013, New Orleans

  • "Social Media Guidelines", DGFP Erfa-Gruppe II, 15.10.2013, Breuberg

  • "Corporate "Wrongful Conduct" Investigations", AELC Annual Conference, 11.10.2013, Santa Barbara

  • "A whirlwind tour around the globe: labor and employment law in 2012 and its impact on multinationals", IBA Annual Conference 2013, 06.10.-11.10.2013, Boston

  • "The Recent Impact of the I.L.O. and European Trade Union Practices on North American Employers", CUE Fall 2013 Conference, 30.09.2013, Nashville

  • "Compliance aktuell: Prävention und Krisenmanagement", CMS Compliance Roadshow, 24.09.2013, Köln

  • "Unternehmensinterne Untersuchungen", Personalmanagementkongress 2013, BPM, 28.06.2013, Berlin

  • "Betriebsübergang nach § 613 a - Aktuelle Themen und praktische Tipps", DGFP Deutsche Gesellschaft für Personalführung e.V., 13.06.2013, Düsseldorf

  • "Mobiles Arbeiten – die neue Herausforderung", 12. CMS-Arbeitsrechtskongress Arbeitswelt 2.0, 12.06.2013, Frankfurt

  • "Employee Representation in Europe – Works Councils and Unions", Bloomberg BNA, Webinar, 21.05.2013

  • "Insiders and Outlaws – The High Stakes World of Whistleblowing", The Executive Employer Conference, Littler Mendelson, 08.05.2013, Scottsdale, Arizona

  • "Engaging Foreign Workers – Limits and Flexibility in Structuring Working Relationships", The Executive Employer Conference, Littler Mendelson, 08.05.2013, Scottsdale, Arizona

  • "Mobiles Arbeiten - Antworten auf aktuelle arbeitsrechtliche Fragen", DGFP Deutsche Gesellschaft für Personalführung e.V., 22.04.2013, Stuttgart

  • "The evolving stakeholder's role of trade/labour unions in the modern global workplace", IBA Employment and Discrimination Law Conference, 18.04.2013, Amsterdam

  • "Mobile Devices: Einsatz – rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen-Entgrenzung Arbeitszeit", DGFP Deutsche Gesellschaft für Personalführung e.V., 16.04.2013, Düsseldorf

  • "Productivity and Performance", XBHR Annual Conference 2013, 28.02.2013, Istanbul

  • "Global Perspectives on Employee/Candidate Background Checks", ABA LEL Section, International LEL Committee Webinar, 27.02.2013

  • "Recent Developments re: Employee Classification, Wage Payment and Union Elections", IADC Meeting, 12.02.2013, Boca Raton, Florida

  • "Employment Navigator Europe: An Economic and a Labor and Employment Law Comparison of the EU Member States", Cranfield University, 06.02.2013, Cranfield

  • "Social Media im Betrieb: Nutzung, Kontrolle, Arbeitszeit", Lehrstuhl für Arbeitsrecht an der Uni Passau, 05.02.2013, Passau

  • "Old World - Developed Markets", "European Union Agenda", "Global Union Federations and Global Framework Agreements", HR Policy, APERG, BEERG, Global Labor Relations Certification Program, 23.01.2013, Miami, Florida

  • "The World of Employment Proceedings", National CLE Conference, 05.01.2013, Snowmass, Colorado

  • "Rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen im Bereich des Arbeitszeitmanagements", DGFP Fachtagung, 10.12.2012, Hamburg

  • "Labor Policy Outlook in the Rest of the World", HR Policy Association, The Association of Chief Human Resource Officers, 28.11.2012, Washington, D.C.

  • "Drafting Expatriate Agreements", ABA Labor and Employment Law Conference, 01.11.2012, Atlanta, Georgia

  • "Managing a Multinational Workforce in a Global Marketplace", ABA Labor and Employment Law Conference, 01.11.2012, Atlanta, Georgia

  • "Background Checks and Employee Monitoring", AELC Annual Conference, 19.10.2012, Greensboro, Georgia

  • "Government Regulation and Intervention", IBA Annual Conference, 01.10.2012, Dublin

  • "Social Media", Konzernpersonalleiter-Tagung, Arbeitgeberverband Zement und Baustoffe e.V., 21.09.2012, Duisburg

  • "Mobiles Arbeiten – Antworten auf aktuelle arbeitsrechtliche Fragen", DGFP Deutsche Gesellschaft für Personalführung e.V., 29.08.2012, Hamburg

  • "Unternehmenssprache Englisch", Kölner Tage Arbeitsrecht, 14.06.2012, Cologne

  • "Social Media, Data Protection and Employee Relations. How are Companies Dealing With the Challenges Presented by These Developments?", BEERG Meeting, 06.06.2012, Barcelona

  • "A New Dimension: Unions Moving to the International Battleground", CUE Spring 2012 Conference, 21.05.2012, Orlando

  • "New and Ongoing Issues in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)", ABA International Labor & Employment Law Committee, 14.05.2012, Paris

  • "Global Trade Union Campaigns – A New Playbook for Unions and What Multinationals Should Do About It", European HR Forum, World Trade Group, 11.05.2012, Brussels

  • "Cross-Border Investigations and Litigation: A Primer for the Multi-National Employer", Executive Employer Conference, Littler Mendelson, 10.05.2012, Scottsdale

  • "Employee Representation across Europe – Works Councils and Trade Unions", BEERG Training Program, 25.04.2012, Barcelona

  • "Internal Investigations", Workshop Bundesverband der Unternehmensjuristen (BUJ), 24.04.2012, Frankfurt

  • "Drafting International Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secrets", ABA Section of Inter-national Law, 19.04.2012, New York

  • "Employers at Home and Abroad: Do’s and Don’ts for Requesting Employment Records for Domestic and Foreign Employees", IADC Midyear Meeting, 13.02.2012, Rancho Mirage

  • "Review of EU developments, including the recent court decision involving the EWC in Visteon", BEERG Training Program, 08.02.2012, Brussels

  • "Social Media", Caritasverband für das Bistum Essen, 07.02.2012, Essen

  • "The Lawsuit Seesaw: US Discrimination vs. European Unfair Dismissal", CBA/CLE LEI Labor & Employment, 07.01.2012, Vail

  • "Employee Representation in Europe", Webinar US Chamber of Commerce, Labor Relation Committee, 30.11.2011

  • "Social Media”, 5. Freiburger Personalrechtstage, 25.11.2011, Freiburg

  • "Legal Framework Conditions for Working Hours", DGFP Fachtagung, 24.11.2011, Hamburg

  • "The rise of multiculturalism and the resulting challenges of managing diversity in the workplace" IBA Annual Conference , 31.10.2011, Dubai

  • "Employee representation at workplace level across Europe", BEERG Meeting, 26.10.2011, Barcelona

  • "New Issues in the Working Time Debate – Blackberries, Apples and other exotic fruit!" BEERG Meeting, 13.10.2011, Brussels

  • "Fragen zur Arbeitszeit –Blackberry & Co", von Rundstedt & Partners, 14.07.2011, Wirtschaftsclub Düsseldorf

  • "What must U.S. Lawyers know about Employment Law abroad? – Small differences with big impact", Symposium on Global Markets, The Center for American and International Law (CAI), 15.06.2011, Dallas

  • "(Grenzüberschreitende) Matrixstruktur von Konzernen", American Chamber of Commerce in Germany e.V., 31.05.2011, Frankfurt

  • "Global Union Campaigns", CUE Conference, 24.05.2011 Charleston

  • "Employee Representation in Germany: role of works councils and unions", ABA Midyear Meeting, 09.05.2011, Berlin

  • "Restrictive Covenants", ABA International Labor and Employment Law Committee, 27.04.2011, TeleConference

  • "European Works Councils", IBA Conference, 15.04.2011, Brussels

  • "EU-Navigator: Labor markets and employment and labor Laws ", BEERG, 06.04.2011, Barcelona

  • "A Comparison of How Litigation is Handled Outside the US", ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, Midwinter Meeting, 25.03.2011, Puerto Rico

  • "Alternative Fee Arrangements in Europe", ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, Midwinter Meeting, 25.03.2011, Puerto Rico

  • "Successful Clarification of Compliance Breaches - Possibilities and Limits of In-House Investigations", 15 EUROFORUM-Annual Conference for In-House Counsel, In-House Counsel Conference 2011, 24.02.2011, Berlin

  • "New German EWC legislation", BEERG Meeting, 10.02.2011, Brussels

  • "Dealing with Employees, Using Social Media", Entrepreneurs' Conference BiTS, 03.02.2011, Iserlohn

  • "Top Issues That US Practitioners need to Know About International Labor and Employment Law", ABA International Labor and Employment Committee, 28.01.2011, TeleConference

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