Archiv für die Kategorie ‘German Business Law’
The German Federal Ministry of Economics is once again granting financial aid to small and mid-sized companies to mitigate the economic consequences of the corona pandemic. Companies can still apply for “Überbrückungshilfe II” until the end of the year. “Überbrückungshilfe III”, […]
After lengthy negotiations, the German parties SPD and CDU have reached an agreement on legal changes in the meat industry. This tightening of the law was justified by the conditions in the meat industry that became apparent during the corona pandemic. […]
Companies within the European Union are faced with major challenges if they want to transfer personal data from the EU to the USA or the UK. A data transfer takes place, for example, when employee data is exchanged with subsidiaries based […]
The managing director’s authority is often the subject of disputes at shareholder meetings. The German Federal Supreme Court (Bundesgerichtshof, BGH) also had to deal with this issue recently. The BGH judgement was based on the following facts: The sharehlders’ meeting of […]
Since May 25, 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requires, among other things, the appointment of an EU representative for businesses with customers within the European Union. The EU representative is to be responsible regarding the obligations resulting from […]
Almanya’da ödenen tır otoyol harcın’da yanlış hesaplamalar: Nakliyat firmaları yaklaşık yüzde dördünü geri alabiliyor!
Tır otoyol harcın’da yanlış hesaplamalar: Nakliyat firmaları yaklaşık yüzde dördünü geri alabiliyor! Türkiye’deki nakliyat firma tırlarının istikameti Almanya olan veya Almanya’dan geçiş yapanların tır otoyol harcı ödeme mecburiyeti vardır. Problem: Tır otoyol harcı avrupa kanunlarını ihlal ediyor. Avrupa Birliği Adalet Divanı […]
Nieprawidłowo obliczona opłata za przejazd ciężarówki: Spedytorzy mają prawo do zwrotu pieniędzy w wysokości około 4 procent!
Firmy spedycyjne, które przewożą towary w Niemczech lub przez niemieckie terytorium, muszą uiszczać opłaty za przejazd ciężarówką. Problem: opłata za przejazd narusza prawo UE! Europejski Trybunał Sprawiedliwości (ETS) orzekł, że Niemcy nieprawidłowo obliczyły wysokość opłaty za przejazd ciężarówek i że niemiecka […]
Incorrect Truck Toll Calculation in Germany: Trucking Companies Are Entitled to About Four Percent Refund!
Trucking companies that transport goods in or through Germany have to pay truck tolls. The problem here: the toll violates EU law! The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has in fact ruled that Germany has calculated the truck toll incorrectly: it […]
When a managing director’s contract is terminated, other provisions apply than those of a “normal” employment contract. Managing directors are in fact not employees in terms of German labor law. This is due to the fact that, as a representative of […]
The payment of social security contributions is becoming a pitfall for many companies in Germany. Failure to pay contributions is usually severely punished. According to the German Criminal Code (Section 266a StGB), it is a criminal offence to withhold or embezzle […]