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04. Sep

The suspicion was borne out: the car makers Volkswagen (VW), Audi, Porsche, Daimler and BMW are...

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31. Aug

If someone submits a bogus application without serious intent in response to a job advertisement,...

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28. Aug

In its ruling of March 29, 2017, the Bundesgerichtshof (BGH), Germany’s Federal Supreme Court,...

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22. Aug

Merely using a third-party’s protected trademark on the site map for a fair does not constitute a...

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21. Aug

When it comes to wills, it is important to observe certain formal requirements. According to the...

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18. Aug

While it is a relatively widespread misconception that employees cannot be dismissed while they are...

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17. Aug

The Bundeskartellamt, Germany’s Federal Cartel Office, has imposed fines totalling around 28 million...

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16. Aug

It is not possible for animals to inherit, but the same does not hold true for animal shelters. That...

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11. Aug

A voluntary declaration leading to immunity for tax evasion needs to be tailored to the exact...

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09. Aug

If close relatives of a testator are excluded from inheriting in a will or contract of inheritance,...

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