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

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 Regulation (GDPR) […]

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The Business of Brexit

Implications for the commercial contract process The United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union (EU) on March 29th 2019, officially dissolving its membership after 25 years. During that time the EU has expanded considerably in complexity and geographical scope, heavily influencing the legal systems, economies and day-to-day activities of its member states. Opposition […]

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Slaying Uncertainty

Assessing the contribution of insurance to the M&A process Virtual Round Table Series, M&A Working Group 2018 In the Anglo Saxon legal world, the idea of insuring against warranties and indemnities in an acquisition or divestiture is not new, although its frequent use as an integral part of deal structuring has only become common in recent […]

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Steuerliche Behandlung eines ausländischen Investments in deutsche Immobilien (Teil 1)

Inländische und ausländische Investoren beurteilen insbesondere aufgrund des niedrigen Zinsniveaus und der Marktsicherheit den deutschen Immobilienmarkt als äußerst attraktiv. Dies gilt auch zum heutigen Zeitpunkt, obwohl etwa in den letzten sechs Monaten eine leichte Steigerung der Zinsen zu beobachten war. Es konnte im Laufe der vergangenen Jahre ein stetiger Anstieg des Investitionsvolumens beobachtet werden. Während […]

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