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Morrison & Foerster LLP
Germany is about to enact a revised merger control regime which will result in extended filing requirements in Germany for M&A deals. The new law will likely come into force in Q2 of 2017.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 5 April 2017, the German Federal Minister of Justice's new bill aimed at improving enforcement of rights in social networks ...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 5 April 2017, the German Federal Minister of Justice's new bill aimed at improving enforcement of rights in social networks (Entwurf eines Gesetzes zur Verbesserung der Rechtsdurchsetzung in sozialen Netzwerken; Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetz – NetzDG, the Bill; see our previous blog) has, in a slightly revised version, been adopted by the Federal Cabinet (Bundeskabinett) and is now ready for discussion by the German Parliament.
Field Fisher
Ein Hersteller darf den Händlern im Rahmen eines selektiven Vertriebssystems nicht generell die Nutzung von Preissuchmaschinen verbieten, so das OLG Düsseldorf in der Entscheidung vom 5. April 2017.
Orrick
On April 1 2017, the reform of the German Act on Temporary Agency Work (Arbeitnehmerüberlassungsgesetz) came into force bringing major changes for agencies and their clients.
Jones Day
Finally, section 143 of the Insolvency Code was amended to provide that interest accrues on a monetary avoidance judgment only after
Jones Day
The decision left open whether a contractually agreed-upon early termination right violates section 104.
Mayer Brown
On 12 January 2017, the German Federal Court of Justice has handed down it´s second landmark decision on cheat software within three months.
Field Fisher
German Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection Heiko Maas attracted the attention of many lawyers and legal experts with a new draft law about enforcement within social networks.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The "Digital Strategy 2025", adopted by the German Federal Government on March 1, 2016, aims to ensure that Germany remains a growing, modern and significant financial marketplace...
Field Fisher
Die Vergabekammer Südbayern hat dem EuGH aufgrund eines Beschlusses vom 7.3.2017 Fragen zu den Anforderungen an die vergaberechtliche Selbstreinigung vorgelegt, die auch Auswirkungen auf die...
Dentons
Therefore, employers should be aware that even minor changes in the contractual terms of an existing contract may necessitate an update of the forfeiture clause.
Jones Day
On January 31, 2017, the Bavarian Data Protection Commissioner published an activity report for 2015–2016.
Jones Day
On February 1, 2017, the German Federal Cabinet adopted (source document in German) the revised Draft Implementation Bill of the Federal Ministry of Interior (source document in German)...
Mayer Brown
Subject to certain conditions, German employment law entitles employees to unilaterally demand a reduction in working time from their employers.
Jones Day
The DPAs are researching ways to handle user complaints relating to this data processing.
Orrick
Less than 18 months from now, the new European Data Privacy Regulation ("GDPR") will take effect.
Mayer Brown
The future of the European Unified Patent Court (UPC) appears to look a bit clearer following recent ratification activities. On 16 January 2017, the Preparatory Committee for the UPC announced on its website that it is working under the assumption that the UPC can become operational in December 2017.
Jones Day
The New York State Department of Financial Services required Commerzbank to terminate the employment of a Germany-based employee on the basis that he played "a central role" in the breaching of US sanctions.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On March 9, 2017 the German Federal Parliament passed the ninth amendment to the Act against Restraints of Competition (ARC) (Gesetz gegen Wettbewerbsbeschränkungen).
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Morrison & Foerster LLP
On March 9, 2017 the German Federal Parliament passed the ninth amendment to the Act against Restraints of Competition (ARC) (Gesetz gegen Wettbewerbsbeschränkungen).
Mayer Brown
On 14 February 2017, the organization Cloud Infrastructure Services Providers in Europe (CISPE) issued a press release that a number of leading cloud computing vendors operating in Europe have declared compliance with the CISPE Data Protection Code of Conduct (the "Code") for some or all their services.
Mayer Brown
The question of whether a sequence of exercises, such as yoga poses or dance moves, can be copyrighted has occupied the attention of international courts, scholars and copyright offices for some time.
Mayer Brown
The future of the European Unified Patent Court (UPC) appears to look a bit clearer following recent ratification activities. On 16 January 2017, the Preparatory Committee for the UPC announced on its website that it is working under the assumption that the UPC can become operational in December 2017.
Orrick
Less than 18 months from now, the new European Data Privacy Regulation ("GDPR") will take effect.
Orrick
The following provides a summary of issues that have attracted attention in the German M&A practice recently.
Jones Day
The DPAs are researching ways to handle user complaints relating to this data processing.
Mayer Brown
Subject to certain conditions, German employment law entitles employees to unilaterally demand a reduction in working time from their employers.
Orrick
On October 21, 2016, the German Parliament adopted the draft law regarding the reform of the German Act on Temporary Agency Work.
Taylor Wessing
The General Court has upheld an opposition to the figurative mark for LUBELSKA (as shown above left), based on Lass & Steffen's earlier German word mark Lubeca.
Jones Day
The New York State Department of Financial Services required Commerzbank to terminate the employment of a Germany-based employee on the basis that he played "a central role" in the breaching of US sanctions.
Dentons
Therefore, employers should be aware that even minor changes in the contractual terms of an existing contract may necessitate an update of the forfeiture clause.
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