German politics is targeting social media

“We will create binding obligations for Internet platforms in Europe in order to protect elections, erase hate speech and take systematic action against lies and … Read more

Corona help: Minister of Justice calls for longer insolvency protection

Berlin Companies hard hit by the corona crisis can hope to be able to avoid filing for bankruptcy even longer. Federal Justice Minister Christine Lambrecht … Read more

Telecom sellers at your doorstep: direct sales are booming

Deutsche Telekom Unsolicited visits by representatives to the front door are a controversial, but important sales channel for the Dax Group. (Photo: dpa) Düsseldorf The … Read more

Why the legal profession refuses contingency fees

Criminal codes The German Lawyers’ Association (DAV) rejects the possibility of litigation financing by the mandated lawyer and is critical of the expansion of the … Read more

Copyright reform: pirated copy with 1000 characters

Dhe Federal Minister of Justice recently picked up on a thought that already brought a portion of ridicule to the Chancellor years ago: using the … Read more

Lateral thinkers demo in Leipzig: mutual recriminations

Burning barricades in the Leipzig district of Connewitz Successful deployment or massive failure of the police leadership? (Foto: imago images/Christian Grube) Berlin The remnants of the … Read more

Minister of State Bär calls for baby break for managers too

Berlin The Minister of State for Digitization in the Federal Chancellery, Dorothee Bär (CSU), calls for managers of stock corporations to be able to go … Read more

New bankruptcy law: renovate more, handle less

Berlin Federal Justice Minister Christine Lambrecht (SPD) wants to enable more flexible restructuring of companies. Companies that are suffering from the economic consequences of the … Read more