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Tightening of the rules for structures aimed at avoiding German real estate transfer tax “rett-blocker”

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Germany
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  • June 17 2013

An agreement proposal of the conciliation committee (Vermittlungsausschuss), adopted on June 5, 2013, for the Law Implementing the Administrative

Current developments in the bank asset sale market in Germany and Spain

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Germany, Spain
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  • October 22 2012

Economic and regulatory changes have sparked renewed activity in debt and other non-strategic-asset sales by financial institutions, particularly in Europe

On standard transfer of centre management, administrative and caretaker costs

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Germany
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  • April 24 2013

In its ruling of September 26, 2012, the Federal Court of Justice confirmed and elaborated on the limitation and restriction of the standard transfer

Employee privacy and social media in the workplace - a global outlook

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 30 2011

A Connecticut ambulance service company that allegedly discharged an employee because she criticized the company on Facebook has reached a settlement with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB

Effect of a claim with a scanned signature - new decision of the Federal Tax Court

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Germany
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  • September 23 2010

Pursuant to a new decision of the German Federal Tax Court (BFH) law suits can under certain preconditions also be effectively filed via scanned signature

Commission takes action against Germany, Italy and the Netherlands in relation to public procurement infringements

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union, Germany, Italy, Netherlands
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  • October 11 2011

On 29 September 2011, the Commission announced that it had sent a reasoned opinion to Germany requesting it to ensure fair access to a waste disposal contract in Sachsen-Anhalt

Fiscal court of Hamburg: decision on securities lending in connection with cumex trades

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Germany
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  • August 2 2012

In a recently published decision, dated Nov. 24, 2011 (6K2210), the fiscal court of Hamburg had decided over a case of dividend stripping

Leniency applications protected: German court denies private plaintiffs access to file

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Germany
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  • February 1 2012

Yesterday, a decision of the Local Court of Bonn, Germany, became public denying a company seeking redress from cartelists access to a leniency application and documentary evidence submitted in the context of a cartel proceeding

Missing indication of representation in the case of a German civil-law partnership (GBR) as lessee the addition “on behalf of” (“i.v.”) is decisive for the ability to terminate prematurely

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Germany
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  • December 19 2011

The (Upper State) Higher Regional Court (OLG) of Hamm has ruled in a decision of 16 February 2011 that in respect to observing the statutorily prescribed written form for lease agreements running over several years, the simultaneous representation of other partners must be disclosed in writing in the case of a single signatory

German employment law

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Germany
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  • August 2 2010

German employment law is said to be complex and employee-friendly