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Cross-border employment law (1): Freedom of choice principle under EU law

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03 October 2018

In today's globally interconnected world of work, cross-border issues play an increasingly prominent role. When drafting employment agreements which relate to several EU jurisdictions, it may be advisable to determine the applicable law in advance. The possibility of selecting which legal context should apply offers parties a certain level of autonomy; however, this is not unlimited.

Dr Hans-Peter Löw, partner and Head of Employment & Benefits, and Anja Glück have summed up the main issues when it comes to the freedom of choice principle under EU law in the first part of a series of short updates on cross-border employment law. Read the full article here.


Dr Hans-Peter Löw/Anja Glück, ILO, 03.10.2018

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