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TransporTrends March 2024: Storm damage in freight transport

In our new TransporTrends series in cooperation with Kompetenznetzwerk Logistik.NRW / LOG-IT Club e.V. we regularly report on current topics, decisions & trends in transport and logistics law - this time on the ever-relevant topic of damage caused by storms in freight transport.

 

Profit participation rights - old but gold in mezzanine corporate financing?

Profit participation rights are a popular form of investment in companies, particularly in the area of venture capital/start-ups. They allow investors to participate in promising start-ups or companies and benefit from their success without directly influencing the management of the company. However, the seemingly relaxed concept of profit participation rights conceals a number of legal aspects that need to be considered.

 

ECJ: Transport of empty containers in combined transport is not cabotage

In our new TransporTrends series in cooperation with Kompetenznetzwerk Logistik.NRW / LOG-IT Club e.V. we regularly report on current topics, decisions & trends in transport and logistics law. In the first edition, we took a closer look at an ECJ ruling on cabotage.

 

Third edition of the Legal Industry Review (LIR) for Germany published

The third edition of the Legal Industry Review (LIR) for Germany was published today and offers plenty of exciting input on the German legal market, including from TIGGES authors, including on the current state of the real estate sector and current topics in the area of compliance.

 

Update on stricter reporting requirements in the transparency register - Have you done your homework yet?

On 1 August 2021, the new Transparency Register and Financial Information Act on Money Laundering came into force, for which transitional periods will soon expire. Affected companies should quickly clarify whether and, if so, which beneficial owners and information must be reported to the transparency register.

 

M&A Transactions in the SME sector

This white paper gives small and medium-sized enterprises a concise overview of how a transaction process can basically be designed and successfully mastered.

 

The planned Supply Chain Law - a challenge also from a competition law perspective

For several years now, there has been a debate about the need for a law under which companies can be held accountable for human rights and environmental violations within global supply chains. We have summarised the state of the debate on the so-called supply chain law.