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Does subordination cause taxable profits?
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Germany
  • September 28 2012

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


EU political update 4 - 8 March 2013
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • China, European Union, Germany, Global, Peru, Portugal
  • March 4 2013

On 27 February, the European Commission decided under the EU Merger Regulation to prohibit the third attempt of low-cost airline Ryanair to acquire


Whose interests must be considered by adviser to financially distressed company?
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Germany
  • 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


Update: new information and disclosure requirements for banks in relation to spread ladder swaps - May 2011
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Germany
  • 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


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


New information and disclosure requirements for banks in relation to spread ladder swaps - March 2011
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Germany
  • 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


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


Consumer goods and retail industry competition bulletin - July 2014
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA, Australia, European Union, France, Germany, Poland, Spain
  • July 21 2014

The European Commission has unconditionally cleared the proposed acquisition by Suntory Beverage & Food Limited of GlaxoSmithKline's Ribena and


Insolvency avoidance rules re-loaded?
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Germany
  • November 28 2014

The Federal Court of Justice recently ruled that the presumption of an intentionally disadvantageous transaction based on awareness of impending