In Germany’s decentralised legal market, different cities have their own attractions for local and international firms looking to open an office
With a focus on internationalisation and a determination to forge bonds with clients, European firms are finding their City bases increasingly important
New entrants plus a mix of up and downsizing equals an active legal market in Europe’s strongest jurisdiction
Difficulty securing financing has slowed corporate activity but Germany’s Mittelstand sector is helping firms buck the trend
Going your own way can pay off big time - just ask The Lawyer’s European Firm of the Year, Noerr
German heavyweight Noerr’s co-leaders reveal the secret of their firm’s success.
Taylor Wessing has elected Hamburg IP partner Andreas Meissner as its new German managing partner, following the sudden decision of Florian Ranft to step down after just one year in the job.
Eversheds’ German arm Heisse Kursawe Eversheds has launched a Berlin office, ahead of a possible full merger between the firms.
Taylor Wessing has strengthened its private equity offering in Germany with the hire of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom partner Walter Henle.
A consistently broad interpretation of ‘health claim’ emerges in Europe download subscription
A decision by the German Federal Court of Justice has confirmed the broad interpretation of the term ‘health claim’ in the context of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006.
Brands Update — April 2014: German Federal Court of Justice — ‘OTTO CAP’ download subscription
The German Federal Court of Justice has found that a party does not need to intend to take unfair advantage of the distinctiveness of a mark without due cause.
Understanding Forex manipulation download subscription
Stephen Critchley and Robert Andrews describe in simple terms: what the alleged manipulation is; who may have suffered from it; and the ongoing investigations into it.
Special problems of syndicated loans download subscription
Syndication continues to grow in popularity among lenders. Here, the authors explain the significant legal issues surrounding such transactions.
Comparing countries — more on spousal maintenance download subscription
In a two-part analysis, Withers compared how different jurisdictions dealt with spousal maintenance.
The Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility download subscription
The Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility is a tax disclosure facility for UK taxpayers. It is open to those with unpaid UK tax liabilities who had assets outside the UK as at 1 September 2009.
Small print — the position in Germany download subscription
General terms and conditions are any contractual terms that have been provided by one contracting party (user) to the other party.
Antitrust Matters — April 2014: state aid; cartel facilitators; Belgium’s Competition Authority; exercising patent rights; and more download subscription
DLA Piper has released the second issue of its global competition and antitrust law newsletter Antitrust Matters.