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Mayer Brown
On 2 April 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the "CJEU") delivered its judgment in Coty Germany v Amazon (Case C‑567/18)
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
The Heidelberg Regional Court rejected an employee's claim for access to information about the employer's processing of his personal data insofar as this data is merely located in backup files of...
Germany
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
Vor zehn Jahren war die Representation and Warranty Insurance ("RWI")[1] noch ein exotisches Versicherungsprodukt in den USA...
lus Laboris
Some employees would like to cancel their already approved holidays due to ongoing travel restrictions. At the same time, many employers must prepare for a ramp-up that will potentially ...
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
The Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) is providing EUR 50 million annually until 2023 to promote computer games in order to strengthen Germany...
Mayer Brown
In this blog post, we look at the recent criticism of Zoom, the video conferencing application that has grown extremely popular during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.
lus Laboris
Termination not only needs a reason; it also has to meet formal requirements in order to be effective. With larger employers or those with international structures, a question often arises as to who is entitled to dismiss an employee.
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
The Act to Mitigate the Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Civil, Insolvency and Criminal Procedure Law ("COVID-19 Act") provides for the option of online general meetings ("virtual general meetings") for AGs...
McDermott Will & Emery
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Germany has introduced special occupational safety measures to protect the health of employees, restore economic ...
P+P Pöllath + Partners
On 20 May 2020, the German federal government passed into law the 15th Ordinance amending the Foreign Trade Ordinance (the 15th FTO Amendment).
Mayer Brown
After several weeks of quasi-lockdown in Germany and immense public pressure to lift limitations imposed by COVID-19, more and more companies are starting to resume their activities. For some, this means...
TMF Group
The hunt for positive yield will increase during the pandemic recovery phase, leading investors to reallocate portfolios beyond fixed income and equities, writes Vjollca Berisha.
lus Laboris
An occupational health and safety standard for employers dealing with the coronavirus pandemic has been published. This article analyses the main points it covers and employers' health and...
P+P Pöllath + Partners
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Mayer Brown
In light of COVID-19, by now more than half a million businesses in Germany have implemented short-time work (Kurzarbeit).
Mayer Brown
Die fatalen wirtschaftlichen Folgen des Shut-down für die Tourismusbranche werfen die Frage nach Rechtsschutz und Entschädigungsansprüchen auf.
GRATA International
Since its emergence, the coronavirus has caused devastating consequences to the whole world´s health and economy. Germany is also one of the biggest victims, although it seems to be slightly better off...
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
Die Ausbreitung des Corona-Virus belastet die Wirtschaft in erheblichem Maße. Viele Unternehmen in Deutschland sind gezwungen, ihren Geschäftsbetrieb zu reduzieren...
lus Laboris
Many employers are familiar with this scenario: Employees (often sales representatives) drive from their homes to customer appointments, and the question arises whether the employees are entitled to be paid for this travel time.
Mayer Brown
In early April, the Robert Koch Institute, which is a Federal Institute on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Health, released a COVID-19-App (the "App").
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