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German legislator decides to cap bonuses for bank staff CRD IV Implementation Act adopted
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany
  • August 9 2013

On July 5, 2013, the German Federal Council (Bundesrat) decided to raise no objection against the CRD IV Implementation Act passed by the German


Real estate newsletter - Summer 2013
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany
  • July 18 2013

By the Law Implementing the Administrative Cooperation Directive and to Change Tax Provisions (Administrative Cooperation Directive Implementation


Disclosure requirement on profit margins and commissions in the sales of securities
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany
  • November 30 2012

The disclosure requirement on banks’ remuneration in the sales of securities is the subject of numerous, sometimes contradictory decisions of German courts


Current developments in the bank asset sale market in Germany and Spain
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany, Spain
  • 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


The compliance officer’s function within a company the Federal Supreme Court decides on compliance officers’ criminal liability regarding violation of their duties and challenges the compliance organizations within the companies
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany
  • December 22 2009

In a current decision (BGH 5 StR 39408) the Federal Supreme Court (Bundesgerichtshof, BGH) has taken a stance regarding a compliance officer's responsibility within a company


German courts challenging UK schemes of arrangement?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany, United Kingdom
  • April 30 2010

In a decision which has not yet been confirmed by the German Federal Court, the Higher Regional Court of Celle (an appellate court) has decided that a German policyholder of UK life insurer Equitable Life is not protected by a scheme of arrangement which had been approved by the London High Court in February 2002


The new German government effects on the real estate industry
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany
  • December 3 2009

On October 26, 2009 the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) led by Chancellor Angela Merkel, the Christian Social Union (CSU) and the Liberal Party (FDP) (the Coalition) signed their coalition agreement (the Coalition Agreement) as a basis for their political program for the coming four years


The German Growth Acceleration Act (Wachstumsbeschleunigungsgesetz)
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany
  • December 29 2009

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


Commission confirms it is investigating Deutsche Bahn
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • April 11 2011

On 29 March, Commission officials started unannounced inspections at the premises of Deutsche Bahn AG and some of its subsidiaries


German employment law
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany
  • August 2 2010

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