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Settlements with the management board in Germany

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Germany
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  • February 19 2014

There has previously been strong resistance by members of the supervisory board to assert damage claims against long-standing and respected members of

Introduction of a statutory quota for women’s representation: are the days of the “boy’s network” numbered?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Germany
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  • January 28 2014

Despite all attempts of the previous German government to increase the quota of women in senior positions, e.g. directorships or members of

Substantial changes to the accounting principles of self-created intellectual property in Germany

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Germany
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  • February 3 2010

The credit crisis has led to substantial liquidity problems especially for medium-sized companies (not only) in Germany: their (almost traditionally) small equity base makes it difficult for them to gain access to fresh money, be it from banks following Basel II regulations, from the capital markets or from private investors

German Government introduces strict remuneration rules for directors

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • January 20 2010

The German Government has enacted stringent rules on the remuneration of directors in both listed and unlisted stock corporations and has also introduced a mandatory deductible in Directors’ and Officers’ liability (D&O) policies

German corporate laws on joint stock companies

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Germany
  • -
  • January 12 2010

The German legal system is a civil law system rather than a common law system, such that all legal matters and relationships are primarily governed by statutory laws rather than court judgements

Stock Corporation Act

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Germany
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  • January 5 2010

The company is a stock corporation that constitutes a separate legal entity

Companies need legal compliance audits

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Germany
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  • August 24 2009

Most companies in Germany have recently established compliance departments

German government introduces strict remuneration rules for directors

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • July 1 2009

The German Government has enacted stringent rules on the remuneration of directors in both listed and unlisted stock corporations and have also introduced a mandatory deductible in Directors' and Officers' liability (D&O) policies

Voting rights disclosure in Germany

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • September 1 2008

In Germany and all over the EU, the disclosure of voting rights in listed companies has reached significant practical importance for investors, including portfolio managers and fund management companies