Coronavirus: Law adopted to mitigate the consequences of the COVID 19 pandemic in civil, insolvency and criminal proceedings

In the current situation, saving lives is the highest priority. At the same time, however, the securing of our economic existence must be organised. The legislator is therefore currently acting in record time. In... read more

Avoidance of transactions in insolvency proceedings: First results of legal reform

In recent years, the German Federal Court of Justice’s judicature on the so-called pre-emptive action of wilfully disadvantageous transactions according to sect. 133 of the German Insolvency Act (InsO) was completely out of hand.... read more

Pre-insolvency restructuring proceedings: The implementation of the EU Restructuring Directive into national law

Against the background of the still subdued economic development in a large number of member states, the European Commission presented a proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on... read more

Information obligations of lawyers: German Federal Court of Justice ends decades of discussion about direct claims of legal expenses insurance

In its ruling of February 13, 2020, the Federal Court of Justice (BGH, file no. IX ZR 90/19) confirmed a ruling of the Berlin Regional Court (file no. 5 S 22/18) that PASCHEN Rechtsanwälte... read more

Installation and removal costs under warranty law: New legal situation since 1 January 2018

What has been applied so far

Under the current legal situation, the contractor is deemed liable to his clients in the case of a defect for costs arising from installation and removal... read more