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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.
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.
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...
Dentons
Foreign EU-companies from countries that follow establishment theories are recognized in Germany pursuant to freedom of establishment regulations (See AEUV Art. 49, AEUV 54).
Mayer Brown
Our White Paper summarizes efficient approaches to reduce these risks if the agreement is properly tailored in advance.
TMF Group
Operating or thinking about expanding your business to Germany in the near future? Here are some recent German law changes that may affect you.
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.
TMF Group
Various changes in German law scheduled for 2016 will affect your company's legal, accounting, administrative obligations, and how your business operates.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Through the Draft Act, the German legislator also seeks to amend the scope of financial reporting for listed companies and major shareholding reporting requirements.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The subject of the court decision was a German group, which employs in Germany 1,624 employees, and abroad within the European Union, 1,747 employees.
ICSA
Deutsche Bank's executives have faced widespread criticism from shareholders at the bank's AGM.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 18 March 2015, the German Federal Government published a draft bill to slightly amend the German Stock Corporation Act (Aktiengesetz).
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 6 March 2015, the German Parliament approved a compulsory gender quota of at least 30% in supervisory boards of certain types of corporations, which was also approved by the German Federal Council on 27 March 2015.
Orrick
The court of Cologne's reference to sales on trial is not particularly convincing, as in a case of a sale made on account there is also no immediate obligation to pay the purchase price.
Orrick
If a (founder-) shareholder leaves a company, her co-shareholders will want to make sure that the departing shareholder will not use her know-how and contacts to engage in competing activities...
Mayer Brown
Germany introduces a statutory minimum quota for female representatives on supervisory boards of co-determined (50/50), listed companies.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
In 2000, more than 200 million registered shares in Deutsche Telekom were publicly offered, accompanied by a voluntary prospectus. Shortly
P+P Pollath + Partners
Following a long and controversial discussion the draft bill on "gender quotas", which was adopted by the Federal Government, passed the Federal Cabinet on 11 December 2014
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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.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 18 March 2015, the German Federal Government published a draft bill to slightly amend the German Stock Corporation Act (Aktiengesetz).
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.
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...
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.
Orrick
The court of Cologne's reference to sales on trial is not particularly convincing, as in a case of a sale made on account there is also no immediate obligation to pay the purchase price.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The subject of the court decision was a German group, which employs in Germany 1,624 employees, and abroad within the European Union, 1,747 employees.
TMF Group
Operating or thinking about expanding your business to Germany in the near future? Here are some recent German law changes that may affect you.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 6 March 2015, the German Parliament approved a compulsory gender quota of at least 30% in supervisory boards of certain types of corporations, which was also approved by the German Federal Council on 27 March 2015.
Mayer Brown
Our White Paper summarizes efficient approaches to reduce these risks if the agreement is properly tailored in advance.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Through the Draft Act, the German legislator also seeks to amend the scope of financial reporting for listed companies and major shareholding reporting requirements.
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