Thursday, 25 October 2012

Europe: gender quotas for boards - legislative proposals delayed

A consultation on possible measures to address the gender imbalance on company boards took place earlier this year. Legislative proposals were expected earlier this week but it appears that the Justice Commissioner, Viviane Reding, was unable to secure the agreement of her fellow Commissioners: see here. Revised proposals have been promised for later this year; Viviane Reding has tweeted: "gender balance directive postponed ... I will not give up".

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