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Whose interests must be considered by adviser to financially distressed company?

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Germany
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  • December 7 2012

It is common, particularly in finance and M&A transactions, that an adviser to a company also advises the shareholders and the management, as the interests of those parties seem to be generally aligned

German Federal Fiscal Court considerably restricts the scope of applicability of section 1 para 2a German RETT Act to indirect transfers of interests in property-owning partnerships

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Germany
  • -
  • July 4 2013

German Federal Fiscal Court considerably restricts the scope of applicability of section 1para 2a German RETT Act to indirect transfers of interests

Update: new information and disclosure requirements for banks in relation to spread ladder swaps - May 2011

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Germany
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  • May 19 2011

Over the last years, German courts had to decide in a number of cases on disclosure and information requirements for a bank entering into structured swap transactions with German municipalities as well as corporate and private customers

Contentious commentary a review for litigators - june 2011

  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 10 2011

The Berlin transport authority is fighting a battle royal with a bank

New information and disclosure requirements for banks in relation to spread ladder swaps - March 2011

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Germany
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  • March 28 2011

Germany's highest court in civil matters, the Bundesgerichtshof ("BGH") decided on information and disclosure requirements for banks when selling a specific type of structured products, spread ladder swaps, to their customers

Court rules on New York Convention's more-favourable right provision

  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • September 8 2011

The Federal Supreme Court recently confirmed that foreign arbitration agreements which do not adhere to the formal requirements of Article II(2) of the New York Convention may still be valid under the less strict criteria of Section 1031 of the Code of Civil Procedure

International regulatory update 19-23 September 2011

  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • -
  • European Union, France, Germany, Japan, Libya, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 28 2011

The Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (National Securities Market Commission) (CNMV) has published an updated set of FAQs in relation to its temporary measure on net short positions

Does subordination cause taxable profits?

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Germany
  • -
  • September 28 2012

Subordination agreements between a debtor and its shareholders are a frequently used restructuring tool for German companies

Courts adopt clear position on subordination of shareholder loans

  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • May 11 2012

Under German insolvency law, shareholder loans are generally subordinated in insolvency proceedings (unless certain exceptions apply

How market-value considerations could relieve directors from personal liability

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Germany
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  • February 27 2015

In a decision which is expected to bring major changes to the regime of directors' liability, the Federal Court of Justice recently changed its