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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Created by Dr. Christian Engelhardt | |  Labor Law

Watch Out when Co-Working!

Inventions, Works and Trade Secrets in Co-Working Spaces

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Created by Christine Ostwald | |  Labor Law

Latest News on the notification of collective redundancies - instant announcement of terminates possible

If an employer plans to lay-off more than a specified number of employees within 30 calendar days he is obliged to file an official notification with...

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Created by Nina Senninger | |  Labor Law

Employees with access to confidential information: What does the new German Trade Secrets Act (“GeschGehG”) mean for employers?

Employers are well advised to particularly protect their corporate know-how. The coming into effect of the new German Trade Secrets Act (“GeschGehG”)...

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Created by Andreas Griesbach |

Update for the tax draft bill on RETT-Blocker avoidance

Article 19 (amendment of German Real Estate Transfer Tax Law) of the Federal Ministry of Finance’s current draft bill to provide further tax...

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Created by Gabriele Heise | |  Labor Law

Never-ending leave entitlement?

“Consulting the law facilitates the finding of justice.” What sounds like a matter of course has no longer been applicable to vacation laws for some...

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Created by Ralf Pelz | |  Labor Law

No revocation right for cancellation agreements

Following the ruling (6 AZR 75/18) dated 7 February 2019 issued by the German Federal Labour Court employees cannot revoke a cancellation agreement...

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