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ISBN13: 9780851217741
ISBN: 0851217745
Published: May 1992
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Part of a series of practical guides on commercial law in various EC countries, this volume focuses on Germany. It highlights the main difference between German and English commercial law and gives information and advice on the relevant principles to be applied.;The aim of this series is to supply lawyers with practical straightforward guides to the commercial laws within each jurisdiction.;It is suitable for those with no prior knowledge of the subject area, yet detailed enough to be of use to experienced practitioners. It is suitable for use throughout the world and should be of particular interest to English speaking lawyers in Europe.

Part 1 Introduction: the courts; lawyers; approach to legal issues.
Part 2 Industrial and intellectual property: patents; trademarks; copyright; protection, exploitation, remedies; know-how, trade secrets and confidential information; registerd design and models; licensing.
Part 3 Competition: EEC competition law; the prohibition - Article 85 [1]; the exemptions; the consequences of violation - Article 85 [2]; Article 86; German competition law; unfair competition.
Part 4 Business organizations: legislation; incorporation; limited liability companies; EIGs and EEIGs; shareholders' rights; liability
partnerships; taxation aspects; branches.
Part 5 Mergers and acquisitions: mergers; acquisitions; share acquisitions; acquisitions of a public company.
Part 6 Agency: commerical, independent and commission agents; brokers; sales representatives.
Part 7 Distribution: exclusive and non-exclusive distribution agreements; supply contracts.
Part 8 Franchising: franchises as licences; franchises as know-how transfers; control of the franchisees activities; exclusivity; termination.
Part 9 Real property and succession.
Part 10 Immigration and employment: employment law issues; maternity leave.
Part 11 Taxation: VAT; business taxation; definition of corporate profit; direct personal tax; transfer pricing.
Part 12 Insolvency: business insolvency; measures intended to prevent insolvency
participants in rehabilitation proceedings; rights of creditors; personal insolvency.
Part 13 Financing a German company: loans; leasing; factoring; corporate finance; banking operation; negotiable instruments; guarantees.
Part 14 Environment and planning.