Insolvency rules in Germany – general liability of the managing director and constant challenges by the insolvency administrator?

Insolvency rules in Germany – general liability of the managing director and constant challenges by the insolvency administrator?

I’d like to start this article by answering the question raised in the title. Under German law, the managing director of a GmbH (limited company) has no general liability in the event of insolvency. Nor is it the case that all administrators in all insolvencies exercise the right to challenge Read More »

Principles of the Land Registry in the Czech Republic

Principles of the Land Registry in the Czech Republic

The new legislation on the Land Registry in the Czech Republic (related to the New Civil Code) is based on the following fundamental principles: Material Publicity Principle The land registry will be governed by the material publicity principle, i.e. the protection of good faith. If the entry made in the ... Read More »

Whistleblowers and USDOJ continue to target PBM’s and pharmacies with FCA suits – CVS Caremark settles FCA suit for $6 illion

Whistleblowers and USDOJ continue to target PBM’s and pharmacies with FCA suits – CVS Caremark settles FCA suit for $6 illion

Caremark LLC has agreed to pay $6 million to settle a False Claims Act (FCA) suit brought by whistleblower Donald A. Well, a former Caremark claims manager. While the company denied any wrongdoing and indicated that it agreed to the settlement to “avoid the expense and uncertainly of protracted litigation,” ... Read More »

Means of protection against the wrong entry into the Czech Land Registry

Means of protection against the wrong entry into the Czech Land Registry

If the entry made in the Land Registry does not reflect the actual legal status, e.g. an incorrect property owner is registered, it is possible to: Request the competent Land Registry to remedy the situation – deletion of the entry, Apply with the competent Land Registry for the registration of ... Read More »

The protection of clothing against slavish imitation

The protection of clothing against slavish imitation

The design of clothing, such as jackets, trousers and shoes, can be protected in many different ways. Clothing design can be copyright-protected, design rights can be registered for clothing and unregistered community design rights can be invoked. Trademark rights are naturally also important for protecting clothing. But clothing is additionally ... Read More »

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