Category: private commercial law

Corporate Law in Germany – History Check 

Corporate Law in Germany – History Check When the business law degree program was introduced at some universities of applied sciences in Germany in 1993, it was a novelty. Until then, there had been no explicit linking of economics content with legal issues. While students of classical law degree programmes complete a legal preparatory service…
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12. April 2022 0

EU directive on executive positions adopted

Gender equality: EU directive on executive positions adopted Women are still under-represented in the top echelons of private companies. With binding standards, they are to participate equally in economic life in all EU member states. This is what the EU directive on a more balanced representation of women and men in management positions stands for.…
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24. March 2022 0

Starting a business in Germany and Europe

The choice of a certain path to self-employment depends on various factors: Do you have a good business idea that you want to realize? Do you have the opportunity to continue running a functioning company? Do you want to limit your entrepreneurial risks? Do you have the chance to start as part of a good…
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8. March 2022 0

All you need to know: commercial law in a nutshell

Commercial Law – All you need to know Commercial law regulates the interaction of legal subjects and legal objects in the economy by means of regulations. In particular, it serves to protect and maintain the functionality of the economy. The relevant legal bases in commercial law include, in particular, international law, European law, national constitutional…
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27. January 2022 0

Shares loss of value: compensation for damages

Shares loss of value (LG München I v. 21.10.2021 – 5 HK O 1687/19) What happens if the value of individual shares loses of value? What can an individual shareholder claim? Can we talk about “compensation” for individual shareholders due to loss of value caused by an event damaging the company? This problem has already been…
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11. November 2021 0