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Name: DLA Piper
Date registered: December 21, 2012

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  1. Subordination clear? German Federal Court of Justice clarifies the scope and limits of subordination agreements — October 15, 2015
  2. Clawback extended: Retention of title in legal limbo — June 5, 2015

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Subordination clear? German Federal Court of Justice clarifies the scope and limits of subordination agreements

By Peter Jark, Marei Hellmig, Mareike Schwedler and Tom Brägelmann The Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof – BGH) on 5 March 2015 issued a decision (case no. IX ZR 133/14, available here) that is of immense relevance for all creditors and debtors that face the need of a subordination agreement (Rangrücktrittvereinbarung) under German law. Basically, …

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Clawback extended: Retention of title in legal limbo

By Peter Jark, Thilo von Bodungen, Silke Goschler and Tom Brägelmann Retention of title (Eigentumsvorbehalt) is a standard tool in German business for granting security in supply relationships. Usually, it is granted as an extended and/or expanded retention of title (verlängerter bzw. erweiterter Eigentumsvorbehalt). Basically, the supplier receives a revolving security to the delivered movable …

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