Loss of PE star Oliver Felsenstein must surely force firm’s hand over lockstep reform.
German firms are hanging on to their independence despite continued international competition
As international work grows the DAX30 are expanding in-house legal teams, but Germany’s biggest companies remain critical to the country’s law firms
In Germany’s decentralised legal market, different cities have their own attractions for local and international firms looking to open an office
German firm Noerr has announced another strong year with turnover rising by 7 per cent to €197.2m (£145.2m) for 2014, up from €184.5m the previous year.
CMS Hasche Sigle has become the fourth firm to hire a partner from Clifford Chance in Germany, picking up capital markets partner Wolfgang Richter.
German firm Flick Gocke Schaumburg (FGS) has announced it is launching in Hamburg later this year, its fifth domestic office.
Two more Clifford Chance partners, Peter Rosin and Thomas Burmeister, have left the firm’s German practice.
Negative market value reloaded: German Supreme Court clarifies its (in)famous Spread Ladder Swap judgment download subscription
For the first time since its 2011 Spread Ladder Swap judgment the German Supreme Court has been dealing with the disclosure duties of banks in connection with derivatives.
Public procurement guide 2015 – Germany download subscription
A practical cross-border insight into public procurement.
Italy: which law applies in a clawback action? download subscription
A clawback action based on Italian insolvency laws in a procedure opened in Italy can have wider limits when the transaction is governed by a foreign law.
Is Germany’s Renewable Energy Sources Act undergoing a fundamental change? download subscription
Constitutional concerns and uncertainties.
Austria: ‘Fair procurement’ – initiative requires MEAT as sole award criterion for construction contracts download subscription
three new EU Directives on public procurement law (“new Directives”) entered into force, introducing significant adjustments to the current regime such as new procedures, new provisions on award criteria, and new exclusion grounds.
Data Issues Roundup — death inquiries data lost; Google only removes EU search results; report on Internet of Things; and more download subscription
Addleshaw Goddard has released the 30 January 2015 issue of its Data Issues Roundup.
Lidl's ‘Deluxe’ mark descriptive, says the General Court download subscription
A reminder to all brand owners when creating brand names to give careful consideration to ensuring they are original
Global labour law update: Germany download subscription
On 11 December 2014, the German federal government approved a ‘one company, one collective agreement’ law.