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Euroresource--deals and debt (June 2015)
  • Jones Day
  • Argentina, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 10 2015

On 10 March 2015, the German Finance Ministry published a proposal for legislative changes to the German Banking Act (Kreditwesengesetz) that would


Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Russia, Taiwan, USA, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Chile, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong
  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to


German labor and employment news (third quarter 2013)
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • February 28 2014

Regular readers of German Labor & Employment News know that under German law, termination of employment for operational reasons requires employees to


Recent Federal Labor Court decisions regarding employee stock option plans
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • November 6 2008

Employee stock option plans have long served as a tool to strengthen the connection between employer and employees while allowing the employees to benefit from the company’s success


German Federal Court of Justice clarifies limits of no-poaching agreements under German commercial law
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • October 25 2014

In a decision dated 30 April 2014, but published only recently, the German Federal Court of Justice ("FCJ") struck down an agreement between two


German Federal Court of Justice clarifies "opt-in" rules under the German Bonds Act
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • September 23 2014

On September 15, 2014, the German Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof) published a landmark decision clarifying that holders of bonds


Two interesting German decisions on internet law
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • June 17 2013

Over the course of the month of May, the German Federal Supreme Court rendered two important decisions in the area of internet law, shedding some


Quo vadis passenger rights? EU Regulation 2612004: German courts struggle for clarity in light of the Sturgeon decision
  • Jones Day
  • European Union, Germany
  • April 13 2011

Regulation 2612004, adopted by the European Parliament and European Council on February 11, 2004 (the "Regulation"), established common rules on compensation and assistance to passengers in the event of denied boardings, cancellations, and long flight delays


News regarding cash pooling: German Federal Supreme Court examines capital contributions in connection with shareholder-run cash pools
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • December 4 2009

As reported in one of our earlier issues, the recent reform of the German Limited Liability Company Act ("GmbHG") has eased the restrictions on cash pooling within group companies


“Spying” on employees in the workplacenot without the works council’s intervention
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • November 6 2008

The extent to which an employer may monitor employees using electronic technology has received a great deal of attention, whether such monitoring involves reviewing employees’ emails, monitoring employees’ telephone calls, or using recording devices to engage in employee surveillance