Coronavirus: Form for Tax Relief

The Bavarian State Office for Taxes has provided an application form on its homepage for tax relief due to the effects of the coronavirus (in German…


Labour Law Questions in times of the Coronavirus - Short-time work and impact of school and nursery shutdowns

1.    Short-time work

Short-time work is a temporary reduction of the working hours with a proportional reduction of the affected employee’s…


Compliance in Times of the Coronavirus

More and more companies are reacting to the coronavirus with special measures to, as responsible employers, protect employees from infection and the…

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Are “crowdworkers” employees? The Munich regional labor court provides for certainty in the first instance.

“Crowdworkers” – also called “digital nomads” – work through an employment agency. Companies look for people to whom they can assign jobs. These can…


Coronavirus - Is Your Supply Chain Infected?

Statutory and contractual regulations in the event of non-performance or supply disruptions

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Update: Related Party Transactions and the implementation of the Second Shareholders' Rights Directive in German stock corporation law

On November 29, 2019, the German Federal Council adopted the Act implementing the Second European Shareholders' Rights Directive in German stock…


New EU Directive: Formation of a company in 18 minutes?

Europe is looking to Estonia: New EU Directive to bring the formation of companies to the digital age

Baker Tilly advises Hero Cycles on entry into German e-bike market by investment in HNF Group

Frankfurt a. M., 29 January 2020 - Baker Tilly has provided comprehensive advice to the Indian company Hero Cycles Ltd., the world's largest bicycle…

BTadvice 2020-Q1

Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive: Changes in connection with taxation of transferred assets and exit taxation, hybrid arrangements and CFC rules

Recently, the German Federal Ministry of Finance (“MoF”) published a draft law on the Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive (“ATAD”) including, inter alia,…

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Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive: German Federal Ministry of Finance publishes draft law

On 10 December 2019, the German Federal Ministry of Finance (MoF) published a draft law on the implementation of "Council Directive (EU) 2016/1164 of…