SFC Consults on expanding the scope of short position reporting

SFC Consults on Expanding Short Position Reporting Requirement Introduction The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) published a consultation paper  on 27 November 2015, proposing the expansion of the scope of the short position reporting regime and corresponding amendments to the Securities and Futures (Short Position Reporting) Rules (Short Position Reporting Rules). The key changes proposed […]

Will and statutory compulsory portion

The line of succession can be altered by means of a will or contract of inheritance. Going as far as divesting legal heirs of their compulsory portion is only possible under certain circumstances.   GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart and London – www.grprainer.com/en conclude: Anyone […]

Michael RainerManaging Partner, MTR Rechtsanwälte

Payton & Associates ended 2015 on a high note by obtaining a dismissal of two cases brought against our clients

Payton & Associates ended 2015 on a high note by obtaining a dismissal of two cases brought against our clients.  The cases never made it to the discovery phase of the proceedings.   In one case, plaintiff brought a breach of fiduciary duty claim against our client who was a member of a limited liability […]

Harry A. PaytonFounder, Payton & Associates, LLC

BONN STEICHEN & PARTNERS REVEALS SEVEN NEW PROMOTIONS FOR THE NEW YEAR

With the announcement of the promotion of a New Senior Counsel, 5 Counsels and a Senior Associate, Bonn Steichen & Partners, a leading independent Luxembourg law firm, underlines its strategy of pursuing internal growth and rewarding the excellence and commitment of its lawyers. Marie Claude Frank has been promoted to Senior Counsel. She practices in […]

Evelyn MaherPartner, Bonn Steichen & Partners

China Integrated Releases Annual Business Survey Examining the Trends seen by Chinese companies and foreign companies in China

Please see our annual business survey, comprised of responses from over 750 managers of companies in China. This year’s survey is unique in that it examines differences in trends seen by Chinese companies and foreign companies in China, as well as containing a dedicated section on SMEs. A copy of the digital version ican also […]

BAG: Unauthorised private use of official computer may justify termination without notice

According to a ruling of the Bundesarbeitsgericht (German Federal Labour Court), unauthorised private use of an official computer may justify an exceptional notice of termination under employment law.   GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart and London – www.grprainer.com/en conclude: In its judgment of July 16, […]

Michael RainerManaging Partner, MTR Rechtsanwälte