18.07.2019 News

Oppenhoff & Partner advises Zurich on the takeover of Insurtech dentolo

Oppenhoff & Partner has advised the Zurich Group Germany on the assumption of 100 percent of the shares in the Berlin startup dentolo Deutschland GmbH for its direct insurer DA Direkt.

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02.07.2019 News

Oppenhoff & Partner advises Beta Systems Software on the acquisition of the HABEL / Akzentum Group

Oppenhoff & Partner advised Beta Systems Software AG on the acquisition of the HABEL / Akzentum Group via its subsidiary PROXESS Holding GmbH. The purchase price amounts to more than 10 million Euro.

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Employment Law28.06.2019 Newsletter

Employment Law Newsletter II/2019

In the second quarter of 2019, the ECJ’s decision of 14 May 2019 (docket No. C-55/18) obligating member states to have employers implement an effective and accessible working time recording system with which the working time actually worked by employees could be measured daily, objectively and reliably, caused considerable uproar in the media.

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24.06.2019 News

Oppenhoff & Partner advises TRUMPF on the acquisition of Aixtooling GmbH

Oppenhoff & Partner advised the high-technology company TRUMPF GmbH + Co KG on the acquisition of Aixtooling GmbH, Aachen, via its group company INGENERIC GmbH. The tool manufacturer for precision optics is being taken over with effect from 1 July 2019. TRUMPF is thus expanding its manufacturing technologies in the production of micro-optics for laser technology and the consumer goods industry.

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17.06.2019 News

Oppenhoff & Partner advises investor consortium on the sale of Sevenval to Oaktree Capital

Oppenhoff & Partner has advised an investor consortium led by Berlin Technologie Holding on the sale of Sevenval Technologies GmbH (Cologne) to the Oaktree Capital Group.

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06.06.2019 News

Further growth in Frankfurt: Oppenhoff & Partner continues to grow with notaries Rainer Jacob and Anne Vins-Niethammer

Oppenhoff & Partner has successfully recruited the lawyers and notaries Rainer Jacob and Anne Vins-Niethammer for the further expansion of its office in Frankfurt am Main. The two corporate lawyers will join as partners of Oppenhoff’s Frankfurt office on 1 September 2019 at the latest.

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Tax Law10.05.2019 Newsletter

Stricter Rules for Share Deals in German Real Estate Transfer Tax

On May 08, 2019, the German Federal Ministry of Finance (Bundesfinanzministerium) presented the draft of the "Act on the Further Tax Stimulation of Electric Mobility and the Amendment of Further Tax Regulations". This draft now regulates, among other things, the tightening of legislation in connection with real estate transfer tax (RETT) for so-called Share Deals, i.e. share transfers involving companies owning real estate, which was already discussed at state level in June 2018.

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08.05.2019 News

Oppenhoff & Partner advises Chinese investor Denway on its sale of SKS Steuerungstechnik

Oppenhoff & Partner has advised Chinese investor Denway Holdings International on the sale of all shares in SKS Steuerungstechnik GmbH to PTP Group.

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23.04.2019 Publication

Shopping without boundaries

Almost unnoticed by traders and consumers, the new Geoblocking Regulation came into force in December, which largely prohibits a differentiation according to nationality and place of residence for online purchases. In future, traders will no longer be allowed to simply block or redirect customers from other EU countries.

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12.04.2019 News

After a 14-year court case, Dr. August Wolff obtains with Oppenhoff & Partner’s aid an ECJ ruling authorising the marketing of the drug Linoladiol N

A fourteen-year-old lawsuit concerning marketing authorisation restrictions for the drug Linoladiol N of the company Dr. August Wolff GmbH & Co. KG Arzneimittel came to a close at the end of March 2019 before the European Court of Justice (ECJ).

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