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Pissarro from Cornelius Gurlitt’s Salzburg Home Returned to Heirs
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • May 24 2017

The German government announced recently that it had returned an additional work of art found in the Salzburg home of Cornelius Gurlitt in connection

Age discrimination within the recruitment process and the burden of proof of justification
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • May 23 2017

By judgment of 15 December 2016 (BAG, docket number 8 AZR 45415), the Federal Labour Court has ruled that the employer bears the burden of proof for

Works Councils and Social Media in Germany
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • Germany, USA
  • May 3 2017

Works councils in Germany have extensive "co-determination" rightsi.e., the right to participate in company management. Works councils serve as the

In Germany, a Difficult Equation: Travel Time Working Time Pay?
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • Germany, USA
  • May 2 2017

When employees travel for work the same questions tend to arise over and over again: Does all travel time count as working time? Does the employer

International Criminal Law - A month in review - March 2017
  • Kingsley Napley
  • Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, France, Germany, Sri Lanka, Syria, United Kingdom, USA, Ivory Coast, Libya, Netherlands, North Korea, South Africa, Spain
  • April 28 2017

On 13 March 2017, the Colombian Senate approved a constitutional reform to create a special war crimes courts. The transitional justice

The Financial Report, 13 April 2017, US Securities and Exchange Commission Developments
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA, Germany
  • April 13 2017

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it adopted final rules on March 31, 2017

Temperature rises in FCO investigation into heating suppliers
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • April 12 2017

In February 2017, the German Federal Cartel Office (Bundeskartellamt, FCO) issued commitment decisions, binding several district heating suppliers

German Federal Tax Court Decision: Non-resident Corporations not Subject to Tax for Gains from Cancellation of Debt Incurred for the Acquisition of Real Property in Germany
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • April 12 2017

The Federal Tax Court recently released its decision of Dec. 7, 2016 - I R 7614 (in German only) regarding the tax treatment of a gain of a

Nazi-Looting and Forced Sales Support JurisdictionGuelph Treasure Ruling Analysis
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • April 3 2017

The decision on Friday to allow our clients’ claims to proceed against German and the Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz for the restitution of the

German government to fight online hate speech - Fines up to EUR 50 million
  • Beiten Burkhardt
  • Germany, USA
  • March 31 2017

The German Federal Ministry of Justice has presented a draft for a new legislation against hate speech and fake news on social networks. The