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19.11.2018

Contracts concluded via e-Mail satisfy the German written form

Those who are familiar with German rent law know: prima facie, the digital conclusion of a multi-year rental contract seems to be nearly impossible. Because rental agreements must satisfy the statutory written from requirements under German law in order to bind the parties for more than one year. If the written form is not complied, the respective rental agreement can be terminated at any time with due notice. A nightmare for every hotel rental project…

Anna Gaßner and Dr. Marina Schäuble, both Attorneys-at-law (Germany) at the law firm ARNECKE SIBETH DABELSTEIN in Munich explain how the conclusion of a rental agreement by mouse click can nevertheless work.

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Frankfurt
Hamburger Allee 4
(WestendGate)
60486 Frankfurt am Main
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Munich
Oberanger 34–36
80331 Munich
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Hamburg
Große Elbstraße 36
22767 Hamburg
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Berlin
Kurfürstendamm 54/55
10707 Berlin
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Leer
Am alten Handelshafen 3a
26787 Leer
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Dresden
Am Brauhaus 1
01099 Dresden
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