Stephanie Wright Pickett


Articles:

  • Monday, December 1, 2008
    In the last edition of The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel , we focused on the scope of the Acquired Rights Directive ("Directive") and the way it and similar local laws add additional layers of employment-related complexities to European business transactions. Under the Directive, all rights, duties and liabilities of the outgoing employer ("Seller")...
  • Saturday, November 1, 2008
    As any European investor will tell you, acquiring a business in the European Union is not always as straightforward as one might think. Selling and buying a business in the European Union often involves the automatic transfer of the seller's employees to the acquirer. Unlike the United States, where employees are by default "at will" employees who can be...