29.10.2019 News

Oppenhoff & Partner is Law Firm of the Year in the West

Oppenhoff & Partner has been named Law Firm of the Year 2019 in the West at the JUVE Awards. With the annual awards, the editorial staff of the renowned industry publishing house honours commercial law firms that have attracted special attention as being particularly dynamic due to their client work and market position.

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Oppenhoff & Partner advises CCE Group on the establishment and operation of the La Huella solar park, Chile

Oppenhoff & Partner has advised the CCE Group on the realisation of the 87 MWp solar park "La Huella" in northern Chile. Oppenhoff advised on the contracts for the construction, operation and maintenance of the solar park (EPC and O&M contracts) and supported the negotiations with the contractor via its Latin America Desk.

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17.09.2019 News

A sure footing in uncharted territory: Oppenhoff & Partner trains companies in its “Digital Academy”

Industry 4.0, online contracts for insurance policyholders, recall risks for wearables or the management of rights via the blockchain. The Digital Academy offers legal and specialist departments training in concrete projects in the field of digitisation in personal meetings or interactive online sessions.

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27.08.2019 News

EU study: Increasingly consistent application of state aid law by national courts

Oppenhoff & Partner prepares German country report for European Commission study.

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22.08.2019 News

Employment law, compliance, M&A: Oppenhoff & Partner nominated as Law Firm of the Year in three categories

Oppenhoff & Partner has been nominated as Law Firm of the Year for Employment Law, Law Firm of the Year for Compliance and Law Firm of the Year for M&A by the renowned JUVE publishing house for the legal sector. No law firm has received more nominations for the "JUVE Awards" to be announced at the end of October in Frankfurt. With the Awards, the editorial staff honours law firms and legal departments for their outstanding work and their positive, dynamic development. The basis for all nominations is the extensive work carried out by the editorial team, which evaluates information gleaned from many discussions with and written questionnaires completed by clients, partners, junior lawyers and judges.

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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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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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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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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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27.03.2019 News

Oppenhoff lawyer Vanessa Pickenpack elected to the presidium of the German Bar Association

Dr Vanessa Pickenpack, specialist in conflict resolution and partner of the commercial law firm Oppenhoff & Partner, was elected to the presidium of the association at the extraordinary board meeting of the German Bar Association [Deutscher Anwaltsverein, DAV] on 21 March 2019.

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15.03.2019 News

Oppenhoff & Partner honoured as the most innovative employer for young lawyers

The commercial law firm Oppenhoff & Partner has been honoured as the most innovative employer for young lawyers. The prestigious careers magazine azur has awarded the Innovation Award 2019 to Oppenhoff for the firm’s sustained commitment to the promotion of young legal talent.

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14.03.2019 News

Deutsche Post AG hands over SIMSme to Brabbler

Deutsche Post AG has concluded a binding agreement with the Munich based enterprise Brabbler Secure Message and Data Exchange Aktiengesellschaft on the acquisition of the messenger SIMSme by Brabbler. SIMSme is an internet-based, cross-platform instant-messaging service with secure end-to-end-encryption. In return, Deutsche Post AG receives shares from Brabbler, enabling it to continue its participation in the positive development of SIMSme.

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GDPR – What happened so far

Following a short break, we would now like to present you with our latest ITC Newsletter. The primary reason for this break was the many cases we have been dealing with on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We have all survived the introduction of the GDPR on 25 May 2018 and the world did not stop turning (does anyone remember the Y2K problem?). However, several things have indeed changed; data protection is being taken seriously at all levels. We therefore decided to use our first Newsletter in 2019 to inform you about the various developments connected with the GDPR. By the way, we will be back next week with a newsflash explaining the decision by the German Federal Competition Authority [Bundeskartellamt] against Facebook to “internally unbundle” various data sets.

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09.01.2019 News

Oppenhoff & Partner advises Manuka Health New Zealand on the acquisition of Neuseelandhaus GmbH

Oppenhoff & Partner has advised the New Zealand company Manuka Health New Zealand Limited, the market-leading producer of manuka honey and honey-based health and beauty products, on the acquisition of all shares in the German honey specialist dealer Neuseelandhaus GmbH (Bergkamen).

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02.01.2019 News

Oppenhoff & Partner advises SnowWorld on its market launch in Germany with the acquisition of shares in Alpenpark Neuss

Oppenhoff & Partner has advised SnowWorld, the listed Dutch operator of indoor skiing areas, on the acquisition of 25 percent of the shares in Alpenpark Neuss. Additionally, SnowWorld has been given the option of expanding this cooperation in the medium term to a majority holding.

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