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Can a bank prevent its employees from investing in cryptocurrencies?

It follows from Danish employment case law that an employer has what is known as ‘management rights’ over its employees. This means, among other things, that an employer can, to a certain extent, issue guidelines relating to employee behaviour. However, there are limits on how intrusive these guidelines can be. In this case, the question was whether a major bank went too far by banning its employees from trading bitcoins and other similar cryptocurrencies. Background...

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Denmark: What’s new in employment law in 2019

The new Holiday Act, #MeToo and GDPR fines are expected to be hot topics in the field of employment law in 2019. In addition, a new Stock Options Act came into effect on 1 January and the Supreme Court will deliver its judgment in a case concerning dismissal of an employee with a ‘reduced-hours job’, more specifically on the question of whether it is fair to dismiss an employee on the grounds that the employee’s ‘reduced-hours job’ arrangement ends when the employee becomes entitled to a state pension. Ganzen Artikel lesen