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Lessor’s obligation to pay damages in the absence of any clarity concerning the requirement to give notice of defects – Leasing law

GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Bremen, Dusseldorf, Essen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Nuremberg, Stuttgart and London www.grprainer.com/en conclude: In its judgment of March 27, 2013 (Az.: 25 U 59/12), the Berlin Court of Appeal ruled that a lessor potentially renders itself liable to pay damages to a lessee if it does not point out to[Weiterlesen…]

14. November 2013 Allgemein

M&A: Due Diligence analysis when buying a company – Corporate Law

GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Bremen, Dusseldorf, Essen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Nuremberg, Stuttgart and London – www.grprainer.com/en conclude: Someone acquiring a company always has a disadvantage in comparison with the vendor of the company in terms of vital company information such as earnings or sales. That is why the Due Diligence process has been[Weiterlesen…]

13. November 2013 Allgemein

No time limit in trademark delimitation agreements – Trademark Law

GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Bremen, Dusseldorf, Essen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Nuremberg, Stuttgart and London – www.grprainer.com/en conclude: A case decided by the Regional Court (LG) of Braunschweig (File number: 9 O 2637/12) concerned an agreement between two competing manufacturers of spirits. In their trademark delimitation agreement from 1974, the two companies had agreed[Weiterlesen…]

12. November 2013 Allgemein

Expert opinion comparing handwriting in cases of doubt as to whether a will is authentic and holographic – Law of inheritance

GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Bremen, Dusseldorf, Essen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Nuremberg, Stuttgart and London www.grprainer.com/en conclude: In its decision of May 8, 2013 (Az.: I-3 Wx 47/12), the Higher Regional Court (OLG) of Düsseldorf ruled that doubt as to whether a will is authentic and holographic must be removed by means of an[Weiterlesen…]

11. November 2013 Allgemein

Unknown claims are not necessarily excluded upon confirmation of an insolvency plan – Insolvency Law

GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Bremen, Dusseldorf, Essen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Nuremberg, Stuttgart and London – www.grprainer.com/en conclude: The Federal Labour Court [Bundesarbeitsgericht / BAG], in its ruling (File number: AZR 907/11) dealt with the question whether claims by „latecomers that were not yet registered when the insolvency court confirmed the insolvency plan, are[Weiterlesen…]

8. November 2013 Allgemein

Notice periods for sales representatives may be inappropriate – Commercial Law

GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Bremen, Dusseldorf, Essen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Nuremberg, Stuttgart and London – www.grprainer.com/en conclude: In a judgment of March 21, 2013 (File number VII ZR 224/12), the Federal Supreme Court (BGH) commented on the inappropriateness of a notice period for sales representatives. Thus, a standard provision used against a part-time[Weiterlesen…]

7. November 2013 Allgemein

Disposal of a totality of assets, and creditor’s rights – Collection of Debts

GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Bremen, Dusseldorf, Essen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Nuremberg, Stuttgart and London – www.grprainer.com/en conclude: Under the Insolvency Code (InsO), the trustee in bankruptcy – with regard to the assets covered by the creditor’s segregation rights – must also take into account the possibility of a more favourable disposal offered by[Weiterlesen…]

6. November 2013 Allgemein

When is the obligation to compensate under a partnership agreement contrary to common practice? – Corporate Law

GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Bremen, Dusseldorf, Essen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Nuremberg, Stuttgart and London – www.grprainer.com/en conclude: In its judgment of June 4, 2013 (File number: II ZR 207.10), the Federal Supreme Court (BGH) ruled that an obligation by a financially incapable partner to repay considerable sums based on the partnership agreement of[Weiterlesen…]

5. November 2013 Allgemein

Fiduciary duties between manufacturers and distributors – Distribution law

GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Bremen, Dusseldorf, Essen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Nuremberg, Stuttgart and London www.grprainer.com/en conclude: In its judgment of June 21, 2013 (Az.: I-16 U 172/12), the Higher Regional Court (OLG) of Düsseldorf commented on the prior jurisprudence regarding fiduciary duties between a manufacturer and a distributor. The manufacturer ought to be[Weiterlesen…]

5. November 2013 Allgemein

Establishment of a limited liability company (GmbH) – Corporate Law

GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Bremen, Dusseldorf, Essen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Nuremberg, Stuttgart and London – www.grprainer.com/en conclude: A limited liability company (GmbH) is usually established for the purpose of achieving economic gains. A non-material purpose for a GmbH exists when the company is not pursuing any economic interests. A GmbH could also have[Weiterlesen…]

31. Oktober 2013 Allgemein