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- The German M&A Market – Q1/2023
Please click here for the latest edition of the Cleary Gottlieb M&A Telegram for Germany.
- Survey shows Germans underestimate the risk of raw foods
People in Germany often eat raw or unheated food and are not fully aware of the related risks, according to a survey. Findings come from a special edition of the consumer monitor by the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) that focused on raw foods. “The health risks of raw foods are often underestimated....
- "Vigilantism and 'Public Confidence': The Pertinence of Public Opinion to Sentencing"
The title of this post is the title of this new essay authored by Michael Tonry now available via SSRN. Here is its abstract: Public confidence in courts, judges, and sentencing, and belief in the legitimacy of legal institutions, as exists in Scandinavia, Germany, and the Netherlands, are self-evidently good things. Politicians in England and...
- Breaking news: Germany ratifies the Agreement on the Unified Patent Court
The German government has announced to have deposited the instrument of ratification of the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court (UPCA). This is the much-awaited last step needed for the Unified Patent Court (UPC) to become operational. Following the ratification of Germany, the UPC will open its doors and will be ready to receive its...
- US Executive Branch Update – February 17, 2023
This report provides a snapshot of the U.S. Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases. POTUS’ Schedule* 10:15 a.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT receives the President’s Daily Brief | Oval Office VPOTUS’ Schedule* 4:15 p.m. CET – the Vice President will attend a meeting with Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany...
- US Executive Branch Update – February 16, 2023
This report provides a snapshot of the U.S. Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases. POTUS’ Schedule* 8:00 a.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing | The White House 5:00 p.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT hosts a screening of “Till” | East Room VPOTUS’ Schedule* 10:30 a.m....
- German pathogen surveillance continued despite COVID-19 pressures
Surveillance of certain bacterial pathogens was maintained in Germany despite a reduction in sample submissions during the first part of the Coronavirus pandemic, according to the Robert Koch-Institut. In March 2020, infection control measures were taken in Germany to deal with COVID-19. By August, the number of reported salmonellosis cases was 45.4 percent below the...
- The Rise of ESG and What HR Professionals in Germany Should Do to Keep Up
Both the financial sector and the real economy are faced with increased regulatory requirements and expectations of various stakeholders to meet ESG criteria, which are a benchmark for sustainability and sustainable investments. A high ESG rating not only promotes corporate policy, but also serves the profit interest of investors. Currently, in the EU only capital...
- How Will The German Supply Chain Act Affect German Companies?
Businesses around the globe, including those situated in Germany, continue to face difficulties because of disruptions in their supply chain created, in particular, by COVID-19 and the war in Ukraine. To add to that, the new German Supply Act on Corporate Diligence Obligations in Supply Chains (the “Act”) is likely to place further pressure on...
- The German Supply Chain Act On Corporate Diligence Obligations in Supply Chains Is In Effect
Previously, we have posted on the German Supply Chain Act on Corporate Diligence Obligations in Supply Chains. That legislation is now in effect, as of January 1, 2023, and requires companies that have their central administration, their principal place of business, or any branch with over 3,000 employees in Germany to implement specific risk management...
- EXTREME DIVORCE: HOW TO GET 1/2 OF THE HOUSE
Last week I posted an article on 12 things to think about before you separate. Here’s a “what not to do in a divorce” story. A husband in Germany, who was unable to reach an agreement with his wife as to who was to retain their summer house, got out his ruler, measured the house,......
- Germany Adopts Stricter Data Protection Law – Serious Impact on Business Compliance
On July 3, 2009, the German Federal Parliament passed comprehensive amendments to the Federal Data Protection Act (the “Federal Act”). These amendments also passed the Federal Council on July 10, 2009, and the revised law will enter into force on September 1, 2009. The new amendments cover a range...
- Shockingly, Acupuncture Works Study Proves
Acupuncture patients were given “shocks” in one experiment to prove that acupuncture has a physical, not just psychological effect. The shocks were successful: The experiment, conducted by researchers at the Department of Complementary and Integrative Medicine at University of Duisburg-Essen in...
- Deadly Outbreak in Germany May Be E. coli O104
Press reports from northern Germany say public health authorities there are trying to determine if uncooked vegetables might be the source of an E. coli outbreak that has claimed at least three lives and may have infected 400 or more people, many of them young adult women. According to Dr. Alex...
- Publisher's Platform: Rogues Gallery of Outbreaks
With 1,000 sickened, 300 with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) and 10 deaths, the ongoing E. coli outbreak in Germany (and several other European countries) will be quickly joining the list of the most severe outbreaks in history. Here is a list of investigation reports on significant outbreaks...
- FDA Issues a Statement About the European E. coli O104:H4 Outbreak
Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a press release about the current E. coli O104 outbreak in Europe. The full text of the press release can be found below. In its statement, FDA noted that although the Robert Koch Institute, the public health agency of Germany, has not yet...
- The German E. coli Outbreak: Now Sprouts?
I haven’t said anything about the E. coli 0104 crisis in Germany up to now because I’ve been waiting for the evidence. Without evidence, the source of the outbreak remains uncertain. Sunday, the minister of agriculture (in Lower Saxony) announced that sprouts are the cause. But are they? What is...
- German E. coli O104:H4 Linked Epidemiologically to Organic Sprouts
AP reports a few moments ago that local German organic vegetable sprouts have been linked epidemiologically to the E. coli O104:H4 outbreak that has killed 30 people and sickened nearly 3,000 – nearly 750 with Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome. Reinhard Burger, president of the Robert Koch Institute,...
- Germany's E. coli Outbreak Most Costly In History
Some estimates are slowly starting to come in for the painful suffering and deaths associated with Europe’s ongoing E. coli O104 outbreak. Until now, the price tags on the deadly outbreak have come from farmers throughout the European Union, who experienced crop losses when they could not sell...
- French E. coli Outbreak Appears Linked to Germany and to British Seeds
According to a press release by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), French authorities have reported 10 cases of patients suffering from bloody diarrhea in the Bordeaux region of the country, five of them diagnosed with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). Preliminary bacteriological tests found ...