Streamlined Structures

A best practice approach to international deal structuring Finding the ideal acquisition target that is also a great strategic fit with an existing business, can often seem like an impossible task. This is particularly true if that target is in another country, given the extra difficulty in conducting detailed research and due diligence. Once these […]

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WE ARE HIRING!

In order to strengthen our dynamic and open team we are looking for Lawyers (m/f/d) with work experience in the areas of corporate law and employment law. AQUAN is a start-up law firm with a focus on corporate/M&A, international commercial law, restructuring and reorganization as well as labour law. Our modern and prestigious office in […]

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Workplace Investigations

Process and enforcement in the age of #MeToo The #MeToo movement was founded more than a decade ago, as a vehicle against sexual abuse and harassment. Despite its longevity, it really only entered the public consciousness in October 2017, in the aftermath of high profile sexual misconduct allegations involving Hollywood. It was adopted as a […]

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Top tips for successful negotiations

In the interview with IR Global Urs Breitsprecher revealed his 5 top tips for a successful negotiation and answered some interesting questions. 5 top tips for successful negotiations 1.Do your homework. Some negotiators say that to get to the root of the issue, you must ask yourself five different ‘why’ questions. You don’t have to […]

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Negotiating Effective Contracts & Dealing with Disputes

Multi-national corporations will always have a wide range of different contracts in placeat any one time, be they with contractors, suppliers, vendors, clients or intellectual property licensors, among other parties. Drawing up and negotiating those contracts effectively will, inevitably involve in-house counsel, particularly the more complex contracts requiring bespoke wording and specific clauses. Many experts […]

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Fact or fake? 8 Questions regarding the General Data Protection Regulation

(Part 4/4) In times of digitisation, countless opportunities are emerging for businesses, as well as completely new risks. “Data is the oil of the 21st century”, many people say. To further control the commercialisation of personal data and to limit incidents such as Cambridge Analytical and Facebook in the future, the European General Data Protection […]

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