Jacob Keyl
Jacob KeylLabor Law

Employer not obligated to pay remuneration in the event of pandemic-related business closure

In a decision announced yesterday, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 (file no. 5 AZR 211/21), the German Federal Labor Court overturned a decision of the…


 Jens Suhrbier
Jens SuhrbierEnergy

Statkraft acquires the Breeze Three portfolio: Baker Tilly advises wind farm operator on cross-border transaction

Baker Tilly, together with Osborne Clarke, has advised Breeze Three Energy GmbH & Co. KG on the restructuring and sale of the Breeze Three wind…


Steuern

Global tax reform and minimum tax: OECD announces historic tax agreement between 136 countries

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) announced last week that 136 countries had agreed on a global tax reform. According…


 Ralf Pelz
Ralf PelzLabor Law

Evidentiary value of a certificate of incapacity for work – sickness after notice of termination

According to the BAG’s latest decision, the evidentiary value of a certificate of incapacity for work is diminished if the certificate confirms an…


 Rebecca Marcisch
Rebecca MarcischLabor Law

German Federal Labor Court: Ineffectiveness of liability-limiting exclusion clauses

The BAG declared an exclusion clause in an employment contract – also known as an "exclusion period regulation" or "forfeiture clause" – which limits…


 Christian Wegener
 Nils Klamar

Baker Tilly advises Commerz Real on cooperation with Ampyr Solar Europe

Baker Tilly has advised Commerz Real AG on the conclusion of a cooperation agreement with Ampyr Solar Europe for the development of photovoltaic…


 Stephanie Breitenbach
Stephanie BreitenbachLabor Law

Status Assessment 2.0 is coming

As part of the status determination procedure it can be bindingly clarified upon application whether an employment is subject to social security…


 Andreas Bode
Andreas BodeSteuern

Baker Tilly strengthens Global Mobility division with new tax partner Andreas Bode

Baker Tilly continues to expand its Frankfurt office with the hire of a team of five tax experts.


 Jacob Keyl
Jacob KeylLaw

Communication technology for virtual works council meetings

During the Corona pandemic, Article 129 German Works Council Constitution Act (BetrVG) allowed members of employee representative bodies to attend…


 Uwe Roth
Dr. Jörg Maitzen, LL.M.

Baker Tilly advises Chairish on acquisition of online furniture retailer Pamono

Baker Tilly has advised US-based Chairish, Inc. (“Chairish”) on its acquisition of Pamono GmbH (“Pamono”), a European online marketplace for vintage…