Oppenhoff : Academy

Oppenhoff : Academy

The Oppenhoff Academy: Use our knowledge and keep an eye on current developments. 

We know how valuable your time is and have compiled lectures and presentations by our experts from all specialist areas. Our offer is aimed at clients, in-house lawyers, managing directors and corporate employees across the board.

These lectures can be tailored to meet your needs and are flexible in their duration, ranging from thirty minutes to two hours. Besides giving you an insight into various topics, our experts provide you with specialist know-how on current legal developments and would be glad to address any more specific questions you may have.

We offer the lectures in both German and English and, depending on their suitability and your wishes, as an online-seminar or in the form of face-to-face training sessions at either our offices or your premises. Please feel free to ask us for further information by contacting us at the e-mail address given below. We would be pleased to provide you with more detailed information.

 

Lectures:

Julia Witte

Julia Witte

Marketing Consultant

Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer 23
50668 Cologne
T +49 221 2091 342

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Update: Non-competition clauses in the employment relationship

Lecture content

This training focuses on non-competition for employees and managing directors. Practitioners must be familiar with both the new Trade Secrets Act and recent case law and act accordingly. We deal with the now necessary and possible scope of non-competition clauses and post-contractual non-competition clauses. This also includes the claims of companies against employees and managing directors in the event of infringements and their enforcement.

Target group

Legal practitioners, legal departments

Duration

60 minutes

The New Business Secrets Act

Lecture content

New regulations for know-how, secrecy measures and whistleblowers: On 18 April, the Bundestag passed the GeschGehG and thus finally implemented the EU directive on the protection of know-how. Our training will inform you about the background, scope and necessary protection concepts for trade secrets. 

Target group

Legal practitioners, legal departments

Duration

30 minutes

GDPR Introduction - Training on EU General Data Protection Regulation

Lecture content

This is a lecture on the new rules of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, in particular the approval criteria for data processing, order data processing, data transfers, business organisation, rights of data subjects, big data, data protection supervision and breaches of the GDPR.

Target group

Legal practitioners, legal departments

Duration

60 minutes

Provision of temporary workers, respectively the revision of the German Temporary Employment Act as per 1 April 2017

Lecture content

This lecture concerns the amendments of the German Temporary Employment Act (AÜG) which entered into force on 1 April 2017 as well as its consequences for the use of external labour in enterprises.

Target group

Specialists, legal practitioners in general, people without legal expertise, managing directors

Duration

ca. 60 minutes

Brexit update

Lecture contents

This lecture explains the possible effects of Brexit on a variety of areas of law.

Target group

Specialists, legal practitioners in general, managing directors

Duration

60 minutes

The 9th Amendment of the German Act Against Restraints of Competition – an overview of the most important legislative changes

Lecture content

The lecture gives an overview of the most important legislative changes made within the scope of the 9th Amendment of the German Act Against Restraints of Competition (9. GWB-Novelle). Besides the implementation of the European Cartel Damages Directive, inter alia also the closure of the gap disclosed by the “Wurst” cartel, it addresses group liability for cartel breaches and changes in the merger control process.

Target group

Legal practitioners in general, management, specialists

Duration

ca. 120 minutes

Foundations during the low interest phase

Lecture content

Existing foundations are finding the low interest phase particularly challenging. This lecture discusses the legal framework conditions for investments, investment opportunities and D&O liability, respectively its avoidance. It also discusses the treatment of distressed foundations. The lecture is an excellent accompaniment to the lecture “The limited term foundation”.

Target group

Employees without legal expertise

Duration

90 minutes