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Global privacy & cybersecurity update Issue 8 - November 2015
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, USA, Netherlands, Peru, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, United Kingdom, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico
  • November 16 2015

In July, President Obama appointed Dr. Raymond Cook to the position of Chief Information Officer of the Intelligence Community, Office of the


Global Privacy & Cybersecurity Update, Issue 9 - March 2016
  • Jones Day
  • Netherlands, Peru, Spain, Taiwan, USA, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, European Union
  • March 17 2016

For decades, EU data protection rules have set some of the world's highest standards of data protection and are currently undergoing significant


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


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


German Federal Supreme Court decides on set-aside of global assignment of trade receivables
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • January 17 2008

In a judgment of November 29, 2007 that is of particular interest to financial institutions involved in asset-based lending, the German Federal Supreme Court (Bundesgerichtshof) allayed concerns that a global assignment (Globalzession) the assignment of all existing and future trade receivables to a lender to secure loans would not survive the insolvency of the respective originator


Parents are (not always) liable for their children's conduct
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • December 6 2012

On November 15, 2012, the German Federal Supreme Court (Bundesgerichtshof) handed down an eagerly awaited landmark decision on the scope of parents' duty to monitor their children's internet activities and what measures parents have to take to prevent infringement of third parties' rights (Docket No. I ZR 7412


German court re-enforces incentives ban against manufacturer: no touchpads for increased sales
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • December 6 2012

Medical device manufacturers whose products more closely resemble consumer goods may be inclined to lose sight of German health care compliance legislation


EuroResource--deals and debt
  • Jones Day
  • Spain, USA, France, Germany
  • December 5 2012

On 21 November 2012, a U.S. district court ordered Argentina to pay $1.3 billion on defaulted restructured debt no later than 15 December when it pays other bondholders


German labor and employment news first quarter 2013
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • July 12 2013

The dismissal of an employee for health reasons requires careful preparation and the observance of specific formalities if, in the case of an action


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