Christian Hensell
Dr. Christian Engelhardt

Brexit update for General Counsel: A roundup of recent developments

This review of the main recent legal and commercial developments in the past week relating to Brexit provides a summary of the new relevant issues and…


 Christian Eisele
Christian EiseleSteuern

2021 payroll: Overview of all relevant tax changes and reforms

The year 2021 has brought a large number of tax changes and reforms for payroll accounting: On the one hand, the Annual Tax Act 2020, which will…


 Gabriele Heise
Gabriele HeiseLaw

Short-time work or leave – what takes precedence?

Due to the pandemic, many employees are still subject to short-time work arrangements. The simplified short-time work regulations which had been…


 Bernhard Rehbein
Bernhard RehbeinLaw

The UK's new National Security and Investment Regime

The UK is bringing in wide new powers to capture both UK and foreign investors planning to acquire interests in businesses, land and assets connected…


 Konstantin Warnowizki
Konstantin WarnowizkiLaw

Women's Quota 2.0 – Federal Government Tightens Gender Quota

Since the introduction of the Leadership Positions Act ("FüPoG") in 2015, companies that are listed and co-determined on a parity basis must appoint a…


 Marion Fetzer
 Richard Markl
Marion Fetzer Richard MarklSteuern

2020 Annual Tax Act – A Conglomeration of Various Changes in Tax Law

On September 2, 2020, the German federal government passed the draft bill for the 2020 Annual Tax Act (JStG 2020). The JStG 2020 is supposed to…


 Simon Parviz
Simon ParvizLaw

Private Construction Law: Baker Tilly establishes new legal sector lawyer and notary Simon Parviz 

Highly reputed construction and real estate lawyer Mr. Simon Parviz and his team will set up the new private construction law segment from Frankfurt. 


 Rebecca Marcisch
Rebecca MarcischLaw

Halved night work bonuses for shift workers

Are night shift workers and occasional night workers comparable? "Yes, they are!", ruled the German Federal Labor Court (BAG) in its judgment of…


 Konstantin Warnowizki
Konstantin WarnowizkiLaw

Virtual General Meeting 2021 – Stronger Shareholder Questions, Shorter Deadlines, and Codified Fiction Solution

Shortly before the end of last year, i.e. on 22 December 2020, the Bundestag passed an "Act on the Shortening of the Residual Debt Exemption Procedure…


Dr. Ralf Ek, LL.M.
Dr. Ralf Ek, LL.M.Law

Overview of M&A in the Nordic Countries

According to statistics published by Bureau van Dijk, 3,509 deals with a total deal volume of approximately EUR 87 billion were announced in 2019 in…