OLG grants Daimler petition for bias against “diesel judge”

Daimler headquarters The group got through with its application for partiality at the Higher Regional Court. (Photo: dpa) Düsseldorf After VW, the automaker Daimler also prevailed with its rejection of the Stuttgart “Diesel judge”. The Higher Regional Court declared an application by the group, which the lawyer considers biased, to be justified on Thursday in […]

French restaurateur wins against Axa insurance

Empty gastronomy According to a court ruling, his insurer has to pay for the operating losses of a French restaurant operator. (Photo: dpa) Paris This is a decision that could have serious consequences for the legal assessment of the lockdown: Stéphane Manigold, a French operator of four restaurants, won against the insurer Axa in a […]

Insurer Axa loses in dispute over restaurant closings

Waiter with a mask Bars and restaurants have been closed in many countries to slow the spread of the corona virus. (Photo: Bloomberg) Paris The French industry giant AXA has suffered a defeat in the dispute over business closure insurance for hotels and restaurants in the corona crisis. A commercial court awarded the operator of […]

Nord Stream operators fail with lawsuit against EU gas directive

The 1200-kilometer Nord Stream pipeline has been carrying Russian gas under the Baltic Sea from Russia to Germany since 2012. In parallel, the new Nord Stream 2 line has been under construction since 2017. In May 2019, new EU rules for gas pipes came into force, which can mean significant new requirements for operators. The […]

Freshfields creates ethics council headed by Udo Di Fabio

Dusseldorf “We woke up a little late.” And: “We underestimated the allegations.” These or similar sentences can be heard today when you look at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Germany’s largest law firm, for one of the most inglorious episodes in its consulting history and its internal Processing overhears. We’re talking about Cum-Ex. These are the stock […]

Vonovia is expected to provide tenants with more precise document access

Erfurt The dispute between Franz Obst from Munich and his landlord Vonovia could actually be one of thousands of annual negotiations on operating costs. But in this case, tenants’ associations hope to send out a signal, because the dispute is targeting a central point in Vonovia’s business with household services. So far, the housing group […]

Richter fails to organize a projector

Cologne, Dusseldorf From Alexander Falk’s point of view, this trial date on Thursday in front of the Frankfurt district court in good conscience can be described as typical. In the end, as so often since the start of the process, the motto was: bankruptcies, bad luck and breakdowns. So today. The appointment, which could have […]

When they help – and when they don’t

Insurance is becoming interesting for more and more people, which is more of a shadowy existence in normal economic times. Legal protection insurance for labor law is in high demand in the times of Corona. Inquiries have quadrupled since January, according to the comparison portal Check24. The answers to the most important questions on the […]

How much dividend does Eon pay?

Will the 2020 Eon Annual General Meeting take place despite the Corona Virus? Yes. However, due to the current corona crisis, the Eon Annual General Meeting will take place entirely online. In addition, the Annual General Meeting will take place on a different date than planned. When would the 2020 Eon Annual General Meeting actually […]

Trump and Deutsche Bank are experiencing a Supreme Court showdown

Donald Trump The US President has been a Deutsche Bank customer for many years. (Photo: AP) Denver Donald Trump has fought to the end. The US President is using all means to prevent Deutsche Bank from passing on its financial documents to Congress. The Supreme Court will now look into the case on Tuesday. Read […]