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German insolvency law an overview
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany
  • November 5 2014

German insolvency law is governed by a comprehensive Insolvency Code which entered into force on January 1, 1999 and has been amended from time to


German insurance marketcan a corporation seek recourse from its management for a fine imposed on it?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany
  • December 9 2014

Criminal and regulatory offences committed by a corporation can lead to massive penalties, in particular in case of cartel law infringements. If the


German Employment Law is said to be complex and employee-friendly. However, if understood and used wisely, its rules can offer chances for an entrepreneur in the German market.
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany
  • May 17 2017

German employment law is based on a variety of sources. Typical for the German legal system, it is a dynamic area of law under constant revision by


Employment & Benefits: Entwicklungen und Entscheidungen
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany
  • July 26 2013

Viele Versorgungsordnungen enthalten eine sogenannte gespaltene Rentenformel“. Nach einer solchen gespaltenen Rentenformel fällt der Teil des


Germany: cancellation of VAT discount for hotels threatened
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany
  • July 11 2013

In early 2010 the German government introduced a substantial discount on VAT for hotels and reduced the standard 19 percent rate to 7 percent. It was


Gesetzgeber beschließt Boni-Schranken für Bankmitarbeiter CRD IV-Umsetzungsgesetz verabschiedet
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany
  • July 17 2013

Am 5. Juli 2013 hat der Deutsche Bundesrat beschlossen, gegen das vom Deutschen Bundestag am 27. Juni 2013 verabschiedete CRD IV-Umsetzungsgesetz


Neuerungen durch das Honoraranlageberatungsgesetz
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany
  • August 7 2013

Einen weiteren Baustein im neuen Ordnungssystem für die Finanzmärkte bildet neben dem KAGB das Gesetz zur Förderung und Regulierung


German insolvency law overview of insolvency challenge rights
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany
  • September 10 2014

The most important principle of the German insolvency law is the equal treatment of the creditors of the insolvency debtor. To satisfy their claims


Impermissible appeal to the invalidity of a power of attorney by the principal Federal Court of Justice, decision of July 20, 2012 VZR 21711
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany
  • April 24 2013

If a contracting party is not entitled to appeal to the invalidity of the power of attorney issued by the opposition’s representative due to the


The written form and its effects: Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court, decision of November 29, 2012 10 U 3412
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany
  • April 24 2013

A contractual cure clause, which is to remedy the lack of written form requirements of a lease agreement, is ineffective, unless overall it obligates