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Germany eases restrictions for highly-skilled workers

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • June 19 2012

Both Chambers of the German Parliament have passed a Bill which will come into force on 1 August 2012, implementing the provisions of the EU’s Directive for Highly Skilled Migrants

International Trade and Technology Transfer Reporter IT3

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, Germany, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • May 22 2012

Expectations were high when the US-UK Defense Trade Cooperation Treaty (Treaty Doc. 1107) was signed by President Bush and Prime Minister Blair on June 21, 2007

Mandatory merger control notifications of minority acquisitions - the example of Germany

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, Germany
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  • March 8 2012

The European Commission recently began a process to identify whether an enforcement gap exists in its current merger control system

German court gives important ruling on business transfers

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, Germany
  • -
  • December 6 2011

Any business seeking to do an acquisition in Europe needs to be aware of the European Acquired Rights Directive which is designed to protect employees’ rights on the transfer of a business or part of one

Firm wins case at German Federal Labour Court after ECJ ruling on TUPE

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, Germany
  • -
  • November 30 2011

A team from our Frankfurt office has won a long-running transfer of undertakings case, Klarenberg v Minteq International GmbH

Germany introduces new electronic residence permits

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • -
  • European Union, Germany
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  • September 13 2011

Traditionally citizens of countries outside the EU received the residence permits required to enable them to live in Germany in the form of a “sticker” in their passport

Drug patents in the EU: up to 15 years and six months’ protection from marketing authorization

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • August 16 2011

The German Federal Patent Court requested that the Court of Justice of the European Union (the Court) provide a ruling as to whether a Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) may be granted if it would not result in a “positive” term, because marketing authorization (APM) for a drug had been obtained within five years of the filing of the corresponding patent application

European Court of Justice dismisses Deutsche Telekom "margin squeeze" appeal

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, Germany
  • -
  • October 31 2010

Confirming the General Court's ruling of 10 April 2008, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has dismissed Deutsche Telekom's (DT) appeal against a Commission decision which found DT had abused its dominant position in the German telecoms market between 1998 and 2001

German compulsory retirement age is lawful, says ECJ

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • October 22 2010

Earlier this month the ECJ gave a welcome boost to employers looking to retain a contractual retirement age when it confirmed that a provision in a collective agreement requiring employees to retire at 65 was lawful

Commission decision makes legally binding E.ON access commitments

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, Germany
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  • May 31 2010

The Commission has adopted a decision that renders legally binding commitments offered by E.ON to effectively open up access to the German gas market thereby addressing concerns that it may have unfairly shut out competitors in a possible abuse of its dominant market position