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Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution

In the area of litigation and arbitration, we are one of the leading law firms in Germany.

The German dispute resolution group, led by Dr Wolf Bussian, is an integral part of the firm’s international dispute resolution group.

The team supports our clients by providing strategic advice on commercial law disputes as well as representation in complex legal disputes. Litigation includes structured management of proceedings, also with regard to defending against class actions. Our advisory services offer the clarification and assessment of each matter.

In the area of arbitration, the team provides advice pursuant to the rules of all material institutional arbitration organisations; some members of the team also act as arbitrators. Our German dispute resolution team focuses on national and international private, corporate, insurance, finance, capital markets and energy law.

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How EasyMile is tackling the under-30mph market and the impact of the pandemic on the autonomous vehicle industry

Publications: 30 OCTOBER 2020

Propel - Allen & Overy's self-driving car podcast

New York partner Paul Keller hosts a podcast series that focuses on the world of autonomous vehicles. Join Paul as he speaks with knowledgeable figures in the industry about self-driving cars and the…

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Publications: 09 OCTOBER 2020

Hamburg regulator issues EUR 35 million GDPR fine for data privacy breach

The Hamburg Data Protection Authority imposed the largest ever GDPR fine in German history on Swedish fashion company H&M on 1 October 2020. According to the regulator, the company had stored and used…

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Publications: 22 SEPTEMBER 2020

First German decision holding credit rating agency liable to investors

The German courts have taken the liability of credit rating agencies to the next level. In a series of recent decisions, the Berlin Regional Court has developed criteria under which credit rating…

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Publications: 28 AUGUST 2019

New German act on corporate sanctions and internal investigations taking shape

A Corporate Sanctions Act is taking shape in Germany. It would bring about a significant increase in potential corporate fines, introduce far-reaching changes to the prosecution of corporate crimes…

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