Post Tagged with: "attorney"

A spouse’s dementia does not stand in the way of an effective divorce – Family 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 Superior Court [OLG] of Hamm (File number: 3 UF 43/13) had to deal with the effect of Alzheimer-type dementia on the decision in divorce proceedings. The petitioner, who suffers from Alzheimer disease, and the respondent[Weiterlesen…]

30. Oktober 2013 Allgemein

Compensation for a decrease in equity can only be in the form of damages paid to the 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: This principle, which the Federal Supreme Court [BGH] has emphasized again and again in its on-going case law, also applies if the company is dissolved through the opening of bankruptcy proceedings (BGH, file number: II ZR[Weiterlesen…]

29. Oktober 2013 Allgemein

Unilaterally incriminating provisions in divorce settlements – Family 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 ruling of April 11, 2013 (File number: II-4 UF 232/12), the Superior Court [Oberlandesgericht / OLG] of Hamm decided that unilaterally incriminating provisions in divorce settlements, such as waiving the right of pension equalization[Weiterlesen…]

28. Oktober 2013 Allgemein

Telecommunication companies must report data mishaps immediately – Data protection 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 media have paid more and more attention to the subject of data protection in recent years. Quite often, they commented on the loss of data in the public and private sector. But especially, the loss of[Weiterlesen…]

25. Oktober 2013 Allgemein

Anti-competitive violation when disparaging a competitor – Competition 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 the instant case, an employee of a company contacted employees of a competitor via a social network for work-related contact. In the process, he expressed himself in a way that in the eyes of the competing[Weiterlesen…]

24. Oktober 2013 Allgemein

Impermissibility of unfounded time-limitation even when longer than three years since restriction – Employment 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 Regional Labour Court (LAG) of Baden-Württemberg had to rule on a case in which the claimant opposed the time-limitation vis–vis his last employment contract. The claimant was employed at a company in the metalworking and electronics[Weiterlesen…]

23. Oktober 2013 Allgemein

Occupational duty of care not decisive when judging misleading business practice – Competition 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 Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) ruled (Az.: C-435/11) that the occupational duty of care is not decisive when judging whether consumers have been misled and the concomitant prohibition. The decision was based on[Weiterlesen…]

22. Oktober 2013 Allgemein