A ruling of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) of 28 October 2020 has caught the attention of the entire freight forwarding industry: The German truck toll has been too high for years and freight forwarders can demand money back. We summarise what freight forwarders need to know about this and what to do in order to claim reimbursement if necessary.
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.
TIGGES partner and head of the Transportation & Logistics Competence Team Klaus-Peter Langenkamp recently became an accredited Incoterms® 2020 trainer. The accreditation is carried out by the ICC Germany .V. (International Chamber of Commerce) and allows Klaus-Peter Langenkamp to train companies on the currently valid Incoterms 2020.
We warmly congratulate our partner Dr. Dominik Wagner, LL.M. on his appointment as Chairman of the SME and Family Business Commission of the Regional Chamber of Commerce in Katowice (Regionalna Izba Gospodarcza w Katowicach).
After three years of negotiations, the "Mobility Package I" was adopted on 8 July 2020. It contains numerous new regulations concerning road freight transport and is intended to harmonise the legal situation in this area within the EU. The innovations will enter into force at different times. Here we give you an overview of the most important changes.
Economic Forum 2020 Karpacz, Poland 8-10 September - TIGGES Partner Dr. Dominik Wagner, LL.M. will take part as a speaker in the discussion panel "Foreign expansion of Polish companies. Do they stand a chance of becoming global champions?"
Already since 27 March 2020, companies in financial difficulties due to the COVID 19 pandemic are exempted from the obligation to file for insolvency until 30 September 2020 for all insolvency reasons. The German government has now agreed to extend the suspension of insolvency until 31.12.2020.
TIGGES strengthens its competence team Transport & Logistics at the Düsseldorf office with the new Of Counsel Dr. Frank Wilting, specialist lawyer for transport and forwarding law and administrative law.
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the complex trade fair planning and preparation of numerous companies upside down. In addition to the plan changes that are now necessary, many companies are faced with the question of how to deal with the financial consequences.