Event: Five strategies to avoid liability in the United States
You are surely aware that the American legal system has very different conditions for manufacturer and supplier liability. The American market also offers unimaginable opportunities for growth. On March 14, 2018, our US attorney Dierk Reinhardt will give an easy and comprehensible presentation on the five most important ground rules for avoiding the risk of liability – regardless of whether your business is already operating in the states or whether you’re attempting to enter the market. Registration:
International law of commercial agency: LEGASUS successfully asserts claims for compensation in Austria
An Austrian group of companies manufacturing heat sinks for high-tech applications throughout Europe, among others, had terminated the co-operation with the German distribution partner and had refused to pay surplus commissions and claims for compensation in a reasonable amount, citing Austrian peculiarities. However, the business lawyers of LEGASUS managed to successfully assert the claims without legal action!
Competition prohibited after lease of a company
LEGASUS gains by litigation a prohibition of competition unprecedented nationwide after a company lease agreement comes to an end.
A company in the chemical industry had been effectively leased to another company. After the lease agreement ran out, the company that had taken the lease on wanted to continue operating and thus competing in the same market. A subsequent ban on competition was not explicitly regulated in the lease agreement. ...more
Managers’ liability in practice
Follow-up report on the speaker event at the Heilbronn Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Together with the commercial lawyers Dr. Martin Schlaich from the Legasus firm of commercial lawyers and our alliance lawyer Marcel Burr, the Heilbronn Chamber of Commerce and Industry held an interesting and successful information event for managers wishing to protect themselves against legal risks. The two lawyers gave a succinct and informative presentation to managers and directors from the region attending the event on the principles of managers’ liability and the latest developments. Their talk focussed on devising avoidance strategies and potential solutions. It was in particular the reports from day-to-day consulting work that met with keen interest. ...more