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Business Transfers in Germany - New Decisions by the Federal Labor Court with Potential Great Impact

Germany, United Kingdom, USA - July 18 2018 Derived from EU Directive 2001/23/EG, the German law on Transfer of Business (“TUPE”) protects employees in a business transfer situation. As a…

New developments on time restricted employment contracts - more “red tape” and further restrictions

Germany, USA - June 21 2018 The “Große Koalition” (the Grand Coalition) recently concluded a variety of legislative projects which will result in additional headaches…

Jens Peters

Post-Contractual Non-Competes - a never ending story

Germany, USA - April 30 2018 There are few clauses in employment contracts more heavily debated than Non-Competition Clauses (post-contractual non-competes). While employers tend…

Less than 90 days to go - are you GDPR compliant?

European Union, USA - March 1 2018 “GDPR - please not again …” In recent times there is hardly any other legal topic more often written and talked about than the new EU General Data…

Works Council Elections in Germany - Avoid mistakes and be aware of special termination protections! Final Part III

USA - February 16 2018 March 2018 is getting closer and works council (re)elections will again be on the agenda in Germany. We started this three-part blog last November…