At your side striking a balance between regulations and entrepreneurial freedom.
Companies are subject to increasing public law regulation at the national and European levels. This is especially the case with many of the future industries such as the digital economy, energy, trade and mobility, whose products are to be made accessible to as many people as possible.
We help companies and private individuals achieve their economic goals in all areas of public commercial law, despite increasing regulation.
Our range of advice in the field of public law / regulatory includes:
- Foreign trade law: German, European and US export regulations
- Procurement law: advice in connection with public procurement projects, from the drafting of bids to contract awards, including representation before public procurement tribunals and courts
- Environmental law: waste law, water law, soil protection law, emission control law, chemicals law, environmental liability law and environmental criminal law
- Closure and dismantling of conventional power stations, brownfield developments, realisation of climate change projects
- Approval procedures for various industries
- ESG Regulatory Compliance
- Compliance audits and training
- Advice on liability and criminal law
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From 1 October 2023, importers of CO2-intensive goods will be required to submit a quarterly report to the European Commission on the CO2 emissions caused by the production of the imported goods. Companies will have to submit their first report by 31 January 2024 at the latest.
On Friday, 11 November 2022, the Bundestag factions of the traffic light coalition introduced a draft for a so-called second Sanctions Enforcement Act (Sanktionsdurchsetzungsgesetz II; SDG II) into the Bundestag. The new regulations are to supplement the Sanctions Enforcement Act I (SDG I) already passed by the Bundestag in May 2022.
On October 6th, the Council of the European Union adopted the 8th EU sanctions package against Russia. One day earlier, the permanent representatives of the member states had already agreed, among other things, on the legal requirements for a price cap on Russian oil imports proposed by the G7 countries. The sanctions package contains new far-reaching measures that will affect a multitude of economic sectors.