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The acquisition of a bank in Germany requires knowledge of the financial sector's complicated regulatory background

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Germany
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  • October 6 2009

The German banking market is on the move

The German Growth Acceleration Act (Wachstumsbeschleunigungsgesetz)

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Germany
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  • December 29 2009

On December 4, 2009 the German Federal Parliament (Deutscher Bundestag) adopted the Growth Acceleration Act (Wachstumsbeschleunigungsgesetz

The mortgage on vessels under construction a financing instrument

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Germany
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  • August 13 2010

The container ship sector is the main focus in ship financing, due to the tax law framework conditions in Germany

Rescue instruments for German credit and financial institutions BaFin may interfere before grounds for insolvency arise.

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Germany
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  • September 29 2010

Crises of credit and financial institutions are currently the order of the day

Commission approves restructuring of German bank Sparkasse KölnBonn

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • October 1 2010

On 29 September 2010, the Commission approved a 650 million recapitalisation of the restructuring of Sparkasse KölnBonn, the second largest savings bank in Germany

Potential implications of Deutsche Bank swap case

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Germany
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  • March 24 2011

Earlier this week, the highest civil appeals court in Germany (the Federal Supreme Court (Bundesgerichtshof)) overturned two prior decisions from lower courts (LG Hanau 9 O 150107; OLG Frankfurt 23 U 17508) and ruled that Deutsche Bank AG ("Deutsche Bank") failed to properly advise Ille Papier Service GmbH ("IPS"), a supplier of paper products, as to the risks of certain interest rate swaps products

Section 1782 discovery: a back door for foreign litigants

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Germany, USA
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  • March 30 2012

A recent decision by the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit expands the scope of discovery that foreign litigants may seek in the United States for use in foreign proceedings

Commission approves amendment to Commerzbank restructuring plan

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • April 3 2012

On 30 March 2012, the European Commission announced its approval to Commerzbank’s modified restructuring plan

The German run-off loan market regulatory aspects

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Germany
  • -
  • June 13 2012

According to market estimations, technical provisions (versicherungstechnische Rückstellungen) for discontinued business amounts to about EUR 115 billion

German loan portfolio transactions

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Germany
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  • June 13 2012

From a strategic point of view, as well as in terms of risk policy and liquidity and equity control, the sale of a part of the portfolio, either non-performing (that is, loans that are terminated or terminable) or performing non-strategical loans may be considered