There are also numerous legal institutions prior to the conclusion of the actual company purchase which substantiate rights and obligations for the parties concerned in this phase of the proceedings. These give rise to rights and obligations in certain cases under common law or statutory law and in other cases they are consciously selected and agreed by the parties.

For further information please contact Dr Erich Michel, Wessing Berenberg-Gossler Zimmermann Lange, Freiherr-Vom-Stein-Strasse 24-26, Frankfurt am Maim 60323, Frankfurt, Germany- Tel: +496 997 1300, Fax: +496 997 130100.

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