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Business Assets: Time to act for succession inter vivo (anticipated inheritance)
In 2014, the Federal Constitutional Court decided that the tax benefit for business assets under the current IGT-Law violated the principle of equal treatment (1 BvL 21/12). The Court set a deadline until June 30, 2016 for new rules. Political discussions are still ongoing. In all likelihood, SMEs will be affected by the new rules…
Challenge of transactions under Insolvency Law – will a fatal path end soon?
Decisions of insolvency courts regarding the challenge of so called “premeditated discriminatory transactions” have flourished. Besides the obvious economic risks, the granting of payment deferrals for business partners in crisis became a high risk under legal aspects. Only recently, the Federal Supreme Court has confirmed that such accommodations might count as circumstantial evidence for insolvency;…
Sports Betting in Germany – a tied game
On March 4, 2016, the European Court of Justice has again ruled on German Sports Betting regulation (C-336/14). It is important to notice that since 2012 a new interstate treaty on gambling is in place, enabling operators – at least theoretically – to apply for a license. The licensing procedure, however, came to a de…
WLHK organizes Friday Rewind
Friday Rewind – The industry get-together
Together with the Hamburg-based photographer Lumma & Köster WLHK has launched the industry meeting „Friday Rewind“. Friday Rewind features the work of well-known advertising photographers: preceding events were held with industry giants such as Kai – Uwe Gundlach, Paul Ripke and Sven Jacobsen. Coming up next: Bettina Levin.
To learn more about Friday Rewind and previous exhibitions: