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Germany bans sugar from baby and infant tea products

Today, 15 May 2020, the German Federal Council approved a new regulation by the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture. The regulation provides for a ban of sweetened baby and infant tea...

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Coronavirus and civil procedure – Litigation risks of annual general meetings under the COVID-19 Act in Germany

The law to mitigate the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic in civil, insolvency and criminal procedure law (COVID-19 Act, in German: Gesetz zur Abmilderung der Folgen der...

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Coronavirus & civil procedure – Emergency judicial relief in times of COVID-19 in Germany

Emergency and interim judicial relief has come sharply into focus amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions arise such as "Can the courts quickly provide support to maintain supply chains?", "Ho...

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COVID-19 and IT service provider contracts: A checklist for force majeure events

The COVID-19, and the various restrictions that have been implemented in response to it, are causing extraordinary business disruptions. Many organizations have had to modify their...

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Dealing with supply interruptions and restrictions due to COVID-19 in German Law

The coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 ("COVID-19") is a stress test for many supply chains. The associated restrictions have the potential to disrupt production processes and confront manufacturers...

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Coronavirus & civil procedure – Digital hearings in international court proceedings

The coronavirus is slowing down court proceedings and its effects are felt across national borders: witnesses are stuck abroad, travel restrictions are preventing experts from appearing in...

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COVID-19 and emergency inventions

As the spread of COVID-19 accelerates across the globe, everyone wants to find a way to tackle the pandemic, from Governments asking manufacturers to urgently make vital equipment to...

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Coronavirus in Africa and its effect on contract performance: a checklist

As Africa in turn is hit by the extreme situation caused by the coronavirus, many businesses are likely to face important practical difficulties. This comes as a second impact for many:...

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Coronavirus & civil procedure – Video conference hearings in civil proceedings in Germany

The COVID-19 pandemic poses unprecedented challenges also for the German judiciary. While the majority of lawyers and clients are working from home, courts are maintaining at the very least ...

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