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Berlin is becoming the Continent’s top start-up destination
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
According to a press release of the Federation of German Consumer Organisations (Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband; ‘vzbv') dated 19 July 2017, the German Federal Supreme Court (‘FSC')...
Dentons
With the entry into force of the new Unterlassungsklagengesetz on February 24, 2016 consumer protection and other qualified associations are allowed to send warning letters or to sue companies that breach data protection law.
Orrick
On December 17, 2015, the German Parliament passed a new act which permits consumer protection associations, industry and commerce chambers or other approved business associations to file privacy class actions.
Jones Day
Germany has implemented both Directive 85/374/EEC of July 25, 1985, and Directive 2001/95/EC of December 3, 2001.
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Dentons
With the entry into force of the new Unterlassungsklagengesetz on February 24, 2016 consumer protection and other qualified associations are allowed to send warning letters or to sue companies that breach data protection law.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
According to a press release of the Federation of German Consumer Organisations (Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband; ‘vzbv') dated 19 July 2017, the German Federal Supreme Court (‘FSC')...
Orrick
On December 17, 2015, the German Parliament passed a new act which permits consumer protection associations, industry and commerce chambers or other approved business associations to file privacy class actions.
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