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Game over for the ‘sausage gap’: Germany adopts a comprehensive amendment to its competition law

European Union, Germany - November 10 2017 In July 2014, Germany's competition authority, the Federal Cartel Office (FCO), imposed fines totalling around 1338 million on 21 sausage

An important milestone as Germany permits automated vehicles: Market impact and outlook

Germany - November 10 2017 On June 21, 2017, Germany enacted a bill legalizing automated vehicles (hereinafter referred to as the AV Bill). The AV Bill modifies the existing

A new chapter in EU trademark reform: Changes from October 1, 2017

European Union - November 10 2017 European trademark law is currently undergoing its biggest reform since the introduction of the Community trademark system in 1996. On December 15

European Court of Justice confirms nonviolation of free movement of workers

European Union, Germany - November 10 2017 The European Court of Justice (ECJ) recently confirmed that corporate codetermination in Germany is compatible with EU law, especially with the free

Big changes ahead with unknown consequences: EU General Data Protection Regulation versus personal data protection regulations in the People’s Republic of China

China, European Union - November 10 2017 The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was passed in 2016 and will come into force on May 25, 2018. The GDPR builds on and preserves the

Big changes ahead with unknown consequences: EU General Data Protection Regulation versus personal data protection regulations in the People’s Republic of China

China, European Union - November 10 2017 The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was passed in 2016 and will come into force on May 25, 2018. The GDPR builds on and preserves the

Age limits reconsidered

European Union, Germany - November 10 2017 Age limits seem to be a recurring topic in (European) employment Law. For many years, the European Court of Justice has ruled regularly on cases

Let’s talk about health & safety

Germany - November 10 2017 Legislation on occupational safety has a long history in Germany. Likewise, compliance with the codetermination rights of the works council in

More scrutiny recommended: New arbitration law in Russia and its consequences for corporate disputes

Russia - November 10 2017 The enforcement of a foreign court decision in Russia presupposes that the decision has been recognized and declared enforceable by a Russian court

Good progress but some concerns regarding recent developments in European insolvency law: Group insolvency

European Union, Germany - November 10 2017 In June 2017, Regulation 2015848 of the European Parliament and of the Council on insolvency proceedings replaced Regulation 13462000, which has