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We regularly advise and represent clients in corporate disputes. These include disputes after transactions have closed, e.g. based on (alleged or actual) breaches of warranty or on the range of pre-contractual disclosure obligations, as well as actions for avoidance and award proceedings.

Finally, we also handle a multitude of other proceedings based on corporate law, such as disputes among shareholders (including joint venture disputes) or D&O liability cases. In corporate disputes, we regularly benefit from our extensive experience in arbitration law since this is almost always used in "post-M&A proceedings" and increasingly also in other dispute situations mentioned here.

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Publications: 07 MAY 2021

The perils of giving video evidence

If evidence is to be given remotely, via video link, from another country, be sure to check that this is permitted by the laws of that country.

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Publications: 22 MARCH 2021

Whistleblower protection in Germany to be expanded beyond EU law requirements

Companies in Germany should be aware of Germany’s looming implementation of the EU Whistleblowing Directive (Directive (EU) 2019/1937). The now available first working draft bill for a Whistleblower…

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Publications: 25 NOVEMBER 2020

The ICC’s 2021 Arbitration Rules bring new focus on efficiencies and streamlined processes, including through the use of technology

The International Chamber of Commerce (the ICC) has published its revised 2021 Arbitration Rules (2021 Rules).  The 2021 Rules, which will apply to all arbitrations registered after 1 January 2021,…

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Publications: 04 NOVEMBER 2020

The global impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on commercial dispute resolution in the first seven months

This article, published in the International Bar Association (IBA) Dispute Resolution International journal at [2020] DRI 83, gives an overview of the profound global impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic…

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