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The 40% Rule: European Commission Proposes New Law for More Women in the Boardroom by 2020

November 15, 2012

By SUZANNE HORNE & TARA K. GIUNTA

After weeks of speculation and negotiation, the European Commission announced yesterday that it wants to bring in a new law aimed at increasing the number of women on the boards of Europe's larger publicly traded companies. In this alert, we help you stay current by summarizing the detail of the announcement and we analyze the potential impact on public and private companies.

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Suzanne Horne
Partner, Employment Law Department
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Tara K Giunta
Partner, Litigation Department