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Electric vehicle infrastructure in Germany boosted by public investment

The European Commission announced that it has granted approval under the EU state aid rules for the roll-out of a network of infrastructure for charging electric vehicles in Germany. The...

Written on 22 Feb 2017


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Revision of Copyright Contract Law in Germany

Recent revisions in German copyright law have introduced changes to the right of authors and performing artists to obtain reasonable compensation for their work. This right was originally introduced in...

Written on 20 Feb 2017


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Germany Revamps Youth Protection Rules

  After 13 years of stasis despite massive technological progress, the first revision of the State Treaty on Youth Protection in the Media (sometimes also referred to as Interstate Treaty...

Written on 20 Feb 2017


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Clarifications on Withdrawal Right Expected in German Consumer Law

Since the implementation of the EU Consumer Rights Directive in 2014, Consumers across the EU have a new statutory withdrawal right in contracts for the purchase of „digital content“. Unlike...

Written on 20 Feb 2017


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New Data Protection Regulation in the EU

  The long-awaited General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect on 25 May 2018. The GDPR constitutes the biggest change to the data protection regime in the EU...

Written on 20 Feb 2017


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Weiteres Urteil im Brustimplantate-Fall

EuGH konkretisiert die Verantwortung der benannten Stelle bei Medizinprodukten Mit Urteil vom 16. Februar 2017 hat der Europäische Gerichtshof die Prüfungs- und Überwachungspflichten von benannten Stellen konkretisiert. Sie seien nicht generell...

Written on 20 Feb 2017


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Cyber-Surveillance Technology and Export Control – changes on the horizon – part 1

A serial guide to the proposed changes to the export control regime for digital businesses in Europe. The European Commission (“Commission”) proposed (COD No 2016/0295) a significant modernisation of the...

Written on 15 Feb 2017


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Germany finally tightens copyright contract law

After two years of debate, the German federal parliament (Bundestag) finally tightened the legislation on copyright contract law. A new “Act for improved enforcement of claims of authors for reasonable...

Written on 7 Feb 2017


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AIA Februar 2017 – Aktuelle Informationen zum Arbeitsrecht

In dieser Ausgabe finden Sie Beiträge zu folgenden Themen: Top Thema: Betriebsverfassungs- und Tarifrecht Mitbestimmungsrecht des Betriebsrat bei Facebook-Seite des Arbeitgebers mit sogenannter Posting-Funktion Kündigungsrecht Ordentliche Änderungskündigung – Verhältnismäßigkeit –...

Written on 3 Feb 2017


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