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Globalization, digitization, global connectivity, increasing competitive pressures, ongoing changes in legal environments and rapid socio-demographic changes in all parts of the world: the list of challenges companies face today is long.

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Created by Christine Ostwald | |  Labor Law

Builder is not liable for the minimum wage

As of August 2014 a statutory minimum wage has come into force in Germany. In article 19 German Minimum Wage Act (Mindestlohngesetz – MiLoG) reference...

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Baker Tilly advises Wirecard AG on its acquisition of AllScore Payment Services in China

Baker Tilly advises Wirecard AG on its acquisition of AllScore Payment Services in China

Wirecard is investing in a comprehensive license portfolio for digital payments through an acquisition in China.

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Created by Jacob Keyl | |  Labor Law

Also works councils are obliged to safeguard employee’s data

In its decision dated 9 April 2019 (reference 1 ABR 51/17) the German Federal Labour Court (BAG) has made it clear that also works councils are...

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Created by Nina Senninger | |  Labor Law

Termination without notice due to a WhatsApp message?

The Berlin District Court’s decision in the matter Renate Künast vs. Facebook shows once more that insults, slander, and defamations are a daily...

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Created by Gabriele Heise | |  Labor Law

Fixed-term employment without objective reasons – previous employment dating back a long time

“How long is very long?” For about one year, this has been the question for every employer wishing to employ a person, who has already worked for such...

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Created by Ralf Pelz | |  Labor Law

Works Council’s Disclosure Rights versus Employee’s Data Protection Rights

If a works council refers to their monitoring activities according to article 80 sec. 1 no. 1 German Works Constitution Act (BetrVG) and demands...

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Created by Frank Außendahl |

The German Central Tax Office (BZSt) announced Correction of CRS-System Error 

Recently, the German Federal Central Tax Office (BZSt) released a newsletter, “Infobrief CRS 07/2019” regarding  the correction of an error in the...

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Created by Stephanie Breitenbach | |  Labor Law

The Federal Supreme Court has stopped discriminating dismissals of CEOs (managing directors)

CEOs represent the employer and are therefore not classified as employee and thus are not protected against discriminating dismissal – OR? Time and...

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Created by Markus Selg |

Revised version: Globalization and digitalization have reached GoBD

By letter of July 11, 2019, the German Federal Ministry of Finance (Bundesministerium für Finanzen, “BMF”) published the revised version of the German...

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