Gesellschaft, Politik und Recht

Kostenlose Pressemitteilungen zu Politik und Recht

Mrz
30

BAG on discrimination under Germany”s General Equal Treatment Act

BAG on discrimination under Germany”s General Equal Treatment Act Not every instance of disabled employees being treated differently constitutes illegal discrimination, as demonstrated by a ruling of the Bundesarbeitsgericht (BAG), Germany”s Federal Labour Court, from January 26, 2017 (Az.: 8 AZR 736/15). GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, … Weiterlesen »

Mrz
29

OLG Hamm: Penalty for unlawful advertising via email

OLG Hamm: Penalty for unlawful advertising via email Advertising is subject to restrictions, and anyone who oversteps these may be faced with severe penalties. This also applies to unlawful advertising via email, as demonstrated by a ruling of the Oberlandesgericht (OLG) Hamm [Higher Regional Court of Hamm]. GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, … Weiterlesen »

Mrz
28

Truck cartel: First damages claims to prescribe could do so as early as 2017

Truck cartel: First damages claims to prescribe could do so as early as 2017 Those affected by the truck cartel are entitled to claim damages, but the limitation periods need to be observed. The first claims to become time-barred could do so as early as January of 2017. GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in … Weiterlesen »

Mrz
24

Exceptional notice terminating the employment relationship for good cause

Exceptional notice terminating the employment relationship for good cause Employers that wish to issue an employee with exceptional notice of dismissal need to be able to cite good cause for this action. Otherwise, the notice of dismissal is generally ineffective. GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart … Weiterlesen »

Mrz
23

Bundeskartellamt imposes fines for illegal price fixing

Bundeskartellamt imposes fines for illegal price fixing Manufacturers are allowed to make non-binding price recommendation, but they cannot issue merchants with price specifications. Otherwise, they are in breach of antitrust law. GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart and London conclude: Manufacturers in various sectors constantly try … Weiterlesen »

Mrz
20

GRP Rainer Rechtsanwälte: Reviewing franchise agreements

GRP Rainer Rechtsanwälte: Reviewing franchise agreements The key arrangements between franchisees and franchisors are set out in the franchise agreement. For this reason, both parties ought to closely scrutinize this document. GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart and London conclude: Various different fields of law play … Weiterlesen »

Mrz
16

OLG Dresden: Representation or accompaniment at general meeting of shareholders

OLG Dresden: Representation or accompaniment at general meeting of shareholders GmbH shareholders can be represented by a proxy at the general meeting of the shareholders. In addition, it may be permissible according to a ruling of the Oberlandesgericht (OLG) Dresden [Higher Regional Court of Dresden] for them to bring an adviser along to the meeting. … Weiterlesen »

Mrz
15

BGH on liability of managing directors if social security contributions not paid

BGH on liability of managing directors if social security contributions not paid The managing director of a GmbH, a type of German private limited company, is responsible for ensuring proper payment of social security contributions. Failure to fulfil his duties can render him personally liable. GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, … Weiterlesen »

Mrz
14

Family foundations and business succession

Family foundations and business succession Establishing a family foundation can be a sensible means of preventing disputes from arising among heirs as well as resolving the issue of business succession. GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart and London conclude: In the case of many family-run companies, … Weiterlesen »

Mrz
10

BAG on effectiveness of ordinary notice of dismissal issued as an alternative

BAG on effectiveness of ordinary notice of dismissal issued as an alternative The Bundesarbeitsgericht (BAG), Germany”s Federal Labour Court, has ruled that an ordinary notice of dismissal was effective despite a lack of information regarding when the employment relationship was to come to an end (Az.: 6 AZR 782/14). GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors … Weiterlesen »

Ältere Beiträge «