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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 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 approves restructuring of German bank Sparkasse KölnBonn
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • October 1 2010

On 29 September 2010, the Commission approved a 650 million recapitalisation of the restructuring of Sparkasse KölnBonn, the second largest savings bank in Germany


Commission approves amendment to Commerzbank restructuring plan
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • April 3 2012

On 30 March 2012, the European Commission announced its approval to Commerzbank’s modified restructuring plan


New trends in CMBS-restructuring
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany
  • June 22 2012

The sale of distressed real estate loans from a CMBS structure in connection with a seller’s financing through bond holders until recently, it would have been considered impossible what was achieved now during the restructuring of the Opera Uni-Invest transaction


Section 1782 discovery: a back door for foreign litigants
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • March 30 2012

A recent decision by the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit expands the scope of discovery that foreign litigants may seek in the United States for use in foreign proceedings


The Second Financial Market Stabilization Act
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany
  • February 10 2012

The German Parliament (Bundestag) and the Bundesrat have resolved the 2nd Financial Market Stabilization Act


The mortgage on vessels under construction a financing instrument
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany
  • August 13 2010

The container ship sector is the main focus in ship financing, due to the tax law framework conditions in Germany


Potential implications of Deutsche Bank swap case
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany
  • March 24 2011

Earlier this week, the highest civil appeals court in Germany (the Federal Supreme Court (Bundesgerichtshof)) overturned two prior decisions from lower courts (LG Hanau 9 O 150107; OLG Frankfurt 23 U 17508) and ruled that Deutsche Bank AG ("Deutsche Bank") failed to properly advise Ille Papier Service GmbH ("IPS"), a supplier of paper products, as to the risks of certain interest rate swaps products