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Cancellation agreement and threat of exceptional notice of dismissal

Employers threatening to issue a notice of dismissal with immediate effect ought to have serious grounds for terminating the employment relationship. That was the verdict of the Landesarbeitsgericht (LAG) Köln [Regional Labour Court of Cologne] (Az.: 11 Sa 114/16). In addition to ordinary notice … Released on Jul 20, 2017 9:57 am by PR-Gateway in Columbia SC

CJEU: Impermissible advertising for glucose featuring true statements

Even if health-related advertising claims are true, they may still mislead consumers and thus be impermissible. That was the verdict of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) (Az.: C-296/16 P). A manufacturer of glucose products lodged a claim that was ultimately unsuccessful before th… Released on Jul 14, 2017 9:19 am by PR-Gateway in Columbia SC

Making arrangements for one"s estate early on with a will or contract of inheritance

Inheritance is set to become an ever more important topic in the coming years, which is why it is more crucial than ever to think about the distribution of one"s estate at an early stage. In principle, every testator can determine how their estate should be distributed among the heirs having rega… Released on Jul 12, 2017 9:21 am by PR-Gateway in Columbia SC

GRP Rainer Rechtsanwälte: Assessing managers" liability risk

Company managers bear a high level of not only responsibility but also risk. Various measures can be taken to reduce the risk of directors" and officers" (D&O) liability. When a crisis or insolvency occurs, the manager"s accountability and thus also his personal liability are issues that ever mor… Released on Jul 11, 2017 9:33 am by PR-Gateway in Columbia SC

LAG Düsseldorf: Dismissal with immediate effect valid in response to threat

Anyone who seriously threatens their employer or superior should expect to be dismissed with immediate effect. This was confirmed by a ruling of the Landesarbeitsgericht (LAG) Düsseldorf [Regional Labour Court of Düsseldorf] from June 8, 2017 (Az.: 11 Sa 823/16). Issuing exceptional notice of an … Released on Jul 6, 2017 9:23 am by PR-Gateway in Columbia SC

GRP Rainer Rechtsanwälte: Experience in antitrust law - 9th amendment to the GWB

Antitrust law is not something that merely concerns large corporations. It also affects small and medium-sized businesses. Violations of antitrust law can be met with severe penalties. In March, the Bundestag and Bundesrat, Germany"s lower and upper houses of parliament, passed the 9th amendment … Released on Jun 30, 2017 9:21 am by PR-Gateway in Columbia SC

Voluntary declaration for tax evasion still possible

While the number of voluntary declarations for tax evasion is declining, voluntary disclosure remains possible and is the only way of avoiding the imminent prospect of a conviction for tax evasion. Following the boom years, the number of voluntary declarations for tax evasion has since fallen sha… Released on Jun 28, 2017 9:22 am by PR-Gateway in Columbia SC