UK support ‘leaking on EU boardroom quotas’, says Eversheds

It has been reported that Germany will introduce legislation requiring German companies to allot 30 per cent of their non-executive board seats to women from 2016 — companies unable to meet this requirement would be required to leave these seats vacant. Eversheds has commented on this blow to the UK government, which has counted on Germany as a source of support in its resistance of proposed EU legislation for female board quotas.

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