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Let’s talk about “Return Chains”

The new requirements under the German Packaging Act (Verpackungsgesetz, VerpackG) present a challenge and an opportunity for companies that have to re-design their operational processes to...

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Greenwashing - increased compliance risk for companies

As political and social efforts for climate protection and sustainability increase, so does the pressure on companies to address these issues. “Climate-neutral”,...

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Platforms, parity and price maintenance – New EU rules for three distribution essentials

On 1 June 2022, the European Commission’s revised Vertical Block Exemption Regulation (“VBER”) and the accompanying Guidelines on Vertical Restraints entered into force....

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German Federal Council clears the way for autonomous driving

Exciting times for autonomous driving: On 20 May 2022, the German Federal Council finally approved the draft ordinance supplementing last year’s Act on Autonomous Driving and...

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Future of mobility: autonomous, connected, electric, shared

In the future, vehicles will be Autonomous, Connected, Electric, and Shared (ACES). These elements of the mobility future are so well accepted that often the only real variance is the...

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Equity Capital Markets: Regulatory Environment in Germany – A Q&A
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The following is a summary of the regulatory environment for equity capital markets transactions in Germany in form of questions and answers.

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Debt Capital Markets: Regulatory Environment in Germany – A Q&A
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The following is a summary of the regulatory environment for debt capital markets transactions in Germany in form of questions and answers.

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Cartel damages: Germany, the assignment model and debt collection services – an update

Germany doesn’t offer claimants a true U.S. or UK style class action regime. Claimants will therefore seek alternative ways to join forces and bundle their claims using the so-called...

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Connected cars in the light of the new Consumer Contract Law
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With the new European framework for consumer contract law, namely the Sales of Goods Directive (EU) 2019/771 and the Digital Content and Digital Services Directive (EU) 2019/770, the...

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