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30. Mar

On March 2, the Bundeskartellamt (Germany’s Federal Cartel Office) commenced proceedings against an...

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24. Mar

Two parallel stripes on the sides of a sports shoe cannot be registered as a Community

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23. Mar

In a so-called “Berliner Testament” (Berlin will), spouses mutually appoint each other as sole...

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22. Mar

Complex tax legislation and changes to the rules can result in mistakes being made by businesses...

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21. Mar

Clauses in Riester retirement plans (government-subsidized private pension schemes) dealing with...

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17. Mar

Anyone who has evaded taxes is still able to submit a voluntary declaration that can lead to...

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16. Mar

In its ruling of October 26, 2015, the Oberverwaltungsgericht NRW (Higher Administrative Court of...

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15. Mar

Two financial institutions have been arguing over the use of a particular shade of red for a long...

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09. Mar

In its ruling of December 3, 2015, the Bundesgerichtshof (Federal Court of Justice) invalidated a...

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08. Mar

According to a judgment of the Bundesarbeitsgericht (German Federal Labour Court), even a mere...

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