The “Law Made in Germany” initiative is seeking to promote the use of German law in international business transactions. The initiative is largely a reaction to a similar initiative of the Law Society in England & Wales. Continue reading
On September 3, 2015, the German Bar Association (Deutscher Anwaltverein) presents, as part of the wider initiative “Law Made in Germany”, the second symposium on the topic. The symposium looks at Germany’s position in the international competition amongst jurisdictions (Kampf der Rechtsordnungen), with a special focus on M&A agreements and post-M&A disputes under German law. As post M&A disputes account for a substantial part of my work, I would have loved to attend, but unfortunately, I cannot make it. But I encourage you to check out the programme. Click here for a link to the online registration tool.
Law Made in Germany has produced brochures on German law and its virtues in English, French, Arabic, in Chinese, Russian, and Vietnamese. The brochure is also worth having a look.
In March 2014, the proposal to allow English language proceedings in German courts has been re-introduced into the parliamentary process. It had become obsolete after last year’s election.* The draft legislation is more or less identical to the one proposed during the last parliamentary term, which had proceeded to an experts’ hearing in the Bundestag.
Law Made in Germany is an initiative to promote the use of German law in international commercial contracts. This initiative is largely a reaction to a similar initiative of the Law Society in England & Wales.