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Printers and plotters - the German Federal Court of Justice on copyright levies
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Germany
  • October 20 2014

In its judgment of 3 July 2014, the German Federal Court of Justice ("FCJ" or "Court") delivered its long awaited decision on the issue of whether


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


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


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


BGH - Kein Ausgleich für intransparente Preisanpassungsklausel durch Kündigungsrecht in AGB
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • November 14 2016

Im Zusammenhang mit der Aufgabe der sog. Leitbildrechtsprechung durch den BGH war die Frage offen geblieben, ob eine intransparente


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

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


Global intellectual property newsletter issue 914
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Czech Republic, European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Slovakia, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 16 2014

In our previous issue we focused on the European Commission's proposal for a new Directive on the protection of trade secrets (undis-closed know-how


German fixed price system infringes EU
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • October 21 2016

With today's judgment the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") has ruled that the German fixed price system for prescription-only medicinal products


Anti-Bribery and Corruption Review - May 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, Luxembourg, Netherlands, OECD, Poland, Romania, Russia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Japan
  • May 6 2016

A draft Bill is pending before Parliament which is designed to amend the current Belgian legal principle of mutually exclusive liability of natural


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