Mondaq Europe - Germany: Corporate/Commercial Law
Dechert LLP
2017 was a record year for class action securities litigation, and life sciences companies continued to be popular targets of such lawsuits.
Dechert LLP
Founded in 1892 by the inventor of bottle cap, Crown Holdings is one of the world's leading suppliers of metal packaging for foods, beverages and household and industrial products, with revenues of US$8.5 billion in 2012.
Debevoise & Plimpton
The main purpose of a CMS is, of course, to prevent wrongdoing, or at least to detect it quickly so that it can be dealt with decisively.
P+P Pollath + Partners
Congratulations! You plan to become managing director (Geschäftsführer) of a German limited liability company (a "GmbH").
P+P Pollath + Partners
We have summarized the most important changes in more detail below.
Noerr LLP
In 2016 and until June 2017, Germany's Federal Cartel Office ("FCO") reviewed around 1,200 merger filings. A detailed review in Phase II proceedings has been initiated and/or concluded in 14 cases.
WilmerHale
On July 12 the German federal government adopted important amendments (the amendments) to the German Foreign Trade and Payments Ordinance (the Ordinance), allowing for wider control of foreign corporate...
Noerr LLP
In its 2016 Annual Economic Report, the German Federal Government announced that as part of the upcoming 9th amendment to the German Act Against Restraints of Competition (ARC), ...
Orrick
In einer Zeit immer kürzerer Innovationszyklen und der zunehmenden Digitalisierung vieler Wertschöpfungsketten müssen sich etablierte Unternehmen ständig weiterentwickeln...
Orrick
In a time of ever-shorter innovation cycles and the increased digitalization of many value-added chains...
Jones Day
The guidance explains the procedure for the proposal and implementation of remedies offered by the parties involved in the merger.
P+P Pollath + Partners
On 26 June 2017, the new German anti money laundering act has entered into force. The act provides for the establishment of a German transparency register.
Jones Day
On 24 April 2017, the Corporate Governance Committee established by the German Federal Government (Regierungskommission Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex) officially published...
Jones Day
On 30 March 2017, the German Parliament (Bundestag) finally approved a complete revision of the German Securities Trading Act (Wertpapierhandelsgesetz) as part of the Second Financial Markets Reform Act.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The European Commission has imposed a fine of EUR110 million (US$122 million) on Facebook for providing misleading or incorrect information to the European Commission when it filed the acquisition of WhatsApp for merger approval in 2014.
Pinsent Masons LLP
German law on who can elect members of a company's supervisory board does not break EU rules on freedom of movement or discrimination on the grounds of nationality....
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.
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.
Field Fisher
Fieldfisher advised the management of PWK Group in respect of the structuring of a management buyout (MBO) at the side of the investors as well as on a shareholders' agreement with the equity partner HANNOVER Finanz.
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Debevoise & Plimpton
The main purpose of a CMS is, of course, to prevent wrongdoing, or at least to detect it quickly so that it can be dealt with decisively.
P+P Pollath + Partners
Congratulations! You plan to become managing director (Geschäftsführer) of a German limited liability company (a "GmbH").
Orrick
In a time of ever-shorter innovation cycles and the increased digitalization of many value-added chains...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Completing an extended rework process that began in 2010, the German legislator finally passed an amendment of the German Stock Corporation Act (the "AktG") in December 2015.
P+P Pollath + Partners
On 26 June 2017, the new German anti money laundering act has entered into force. The act provides for the establishment of a German transparency register.
Jones Day
On 30 March 2017, the German Parliament (Bundestag) finally approved a complete revision of the German Securities Trading Act (Wertpapierhandelsgesetz) as part of the Second Financial Markets Reform Act.
Field Fisher
Fieldfisher advised the management of PWK Group in respect of the structuring of a management buyout (MBO) at the side of the investors as well as on a shareholders' agreement with the equity partner HANNOVER Finanz.
WilmerHale
On July 12 the German federal government adopted important amendments (the amendments) to the German Foreign Trade and Payments Ordinance (the Ordinance), allowing for wider control of foreign corporate...
P+P Pollath + Partners
We have summarized the most important changes in more detail below.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The article deals with the acquisition of financial institutions by private equity sponsors, with a focus on regulatory requirements for the structuring and implementation of such transactions...
Jones Day
On 24 April 2017, the Corporate Governance Committee established by the German Federal Government (Regierungskommission Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex) officially published...
Noerr LLP
In its 2016 Annual Economic Report, the German Federal Government announced that as part of the upcoming 9th amendment to the German Act Against Restraints of Competition (ARC), ...
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