All German companies will soon have to report on their ownership structures to the German Transparency Register as a new law has abolished simplifications that previously applied to the majority of companies.
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Health and safety in the workplace and environmental protection are high on the public agenda and breaches can cause major reputational and financial damage. Our environmental, health and safety (EHS) team provides practical support to help you comply with the spectrum of legislation, often working alongside colleagues in other teams to provide highly specialist, holistic advice.
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Gateway 1 and Fire Statements are intended to integrate thinking on fire safety as part of the planning application process, but will Gateway 1 help implement Hackitt’s recommendations or become a paper exercise?
On 10 June 2021, the German Parliament (Bundestag) adopted the Act on the Implementation of the Digitalisation Directive (Gesetz zur Umsetzung der Digitalisierungsrichtlinie, DiRUG) of the European Union, setting the framework for the online formation and registration of branches of new businesses in Germany.