Dr. Thomas Jansen and Dr. Reka Hatala The Bavarian Data Protection Authority imposed an extraordinarily high fine for violating the data protection laws in the course of a company acquisition. According to the Authority´s press release dated 30 July 2015, both the seller and buyer in the acquisition were fined a five digit amount each […]
Month: August 2015
- Posted by Silke Goschler
- On 24 August 2015
Some people say franchising doesn’t play a big role in Germany. A number of recent court decisions has proven the opposite. One of the hottest topics under German distribution law is in the focus again. In February 2015 the German Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof or “BGH”) had to decide the highly debated question whether or not a franchisee may claim an indemnity for loss of clientele similar to a commercial agent upon expiry or termination of the franchise agreement. The decision brings some good news, but also some bad news for both sides.
Silke Goschler focuses on national and international trade and distribution law, including CISG, Incoterms and e-commerce.