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Our lives have changed completely in a few days due to COVID-19 and the world’s response to it. Governments react with a multitude of regulations, which have a considerable influence on the economy especially for the ...
On May 18, 2021, the Federal Court of Justice (“FCJ”) ruled that Booking.com’s “narrow” best price clause violates Article 101 (1) TFEU (the cartel prohibition) as well. Thereby the FCJ overruled the Higher Regional ...
The combination of federal minimum regulations and further state law tightening is making life difficult for many retailers as well as government agencies.
The growth of e-commerce over the last decade has had a significant impact on most if not all retail markets.
It's not a secret that the hotel industry in Germany is booming. The past years have seen top figures in terms of the number of guests and overnight stays. Moreover, the German hotel market has become one of the most ...
The ECJ ruled on 5 September 2019 (Case C-28/18) that the acceptance of payments via SEPA direct debit by companies shall not be made conditional to the customer's place of residence.
On 1 January 2019, the new German Packaging Act ("VerpackG") came into force. The act replaces the German Packaging Regulation ("VerpackV") and aims to further reduce adverse impacts of packaging waste on the ...
On 25 March 2021, the German Federal Court (the highest civil court in Germany) ruled that German merchants are allowed to apply a surcharge on payments made via PayPal and Sofort.
On 22 March 2021, the EU Council adopted a seventh Directive on Administrative Cooperation between EU Member States in the field of taxation (2021/514/EU) (“DAC7”). It imposes digital platform operators to collect and ...