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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.
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.
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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)
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.
Jones Day
On 24 April 2017, the Corporate Governance Committee established by the German Federal Government (Regierungskommission Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex) officially published...
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....
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.
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...
Orrick
Less than 18 months from now, the new European Data Privacy Regulation ("GDPR") will take effect.
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.
Orrick
The following provides a summary of issues that have attracted attention in the German M&A practice recently.
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.
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).
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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