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Political, social and legal affairs: in our news area you can find articles about a variety of topics. It is important for our lawyers to be constantly up to date. It is just as important for our clients.

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TRANSPORTATION. AVIATION. LOGISTICS
01.06.2022
Beware of what you post: aviation security assistant licence revoked for extreme political views

Facts The plaintiff worked for a ground handling company at an airport. He worked in a secured area, responsible for the screening of airfreight and establishing the security status of consignments for carriage on aircraft in connection with EC Regulation 300/2008 and EU Regulation 185/2010. The competent local authority (the defendant) determined that the plaintiff […]

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TRANSPORTATION. AVIATION. LOGISTICS
10.05.2022
Road haulage company transport manager: too much responsibility, too little salary

Facts A road haulage company needed a transport manager. The formal requirements for this position are quite straightforward – training as a freight forwarding merchant could be sufficient. Since the transport manager role probably did not fully utilise the employee hired for this position, the road haulage company decided to allocate additional responsibility to him […]

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TRANSPORTATION. AVIATION. LOGISTICS
10.05.2022
Airports must help aircraft land safely

Facts In a recent case, the parties were in dispute about compensation claims under EC Regulation 261/2004. The plaintiff had booked a flight from Dortmund to Krakow with the defendant. Due to heavy fog at the destination airport, the flight could not be operated. The airport did not have the necessary equipment to help the […]

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TRANSPORTATION. AVIATION. LOGISTICS
03.05.2022
New VAT stipulations for carriers in connection with import and export of goods to and from Germany

Since 1 January 2022, the following applies due to updates to the VAT system directive: Transport from Germany to third countries is only exempt from VAT within the framework of a business relationship between the consignor and the first carrier or the shipper and the third party. ECJ case A shipper placed an order with […]

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TECHNOLOGY. MEDIA
02.05.2022
Guidance from the Conference of Independent Data Protection Authorities of the Federal Government and the States

In its guidance of March 24, 2022, the Conference of Data Protection Authorities stated that controllers offering goods or services in online commerce must generally provide their customers with a guest account- i.e., for placing an order – regardless of whether they also provide them with an ongoing account. This means that it must be […]

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MARITIME INDUSTRY
22.04.2022
EU Sanctions on Russia: Presentation by Dr Maximilian Guth at the IUMI Spring Meeting 2022

On Thursday 31 March 2022, ASD insurance expert Dr Maximilian Guth gave a presentation on “EU Sanctions against Russia” at the annual “Spring Meeting” of the “International Union of Marine Insurance” (“IUMI”). In his presentation, Dr Guth described the current sanctions situation against the background of the situation in Ukraine. In detail, he presented the […]

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