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.
Long experience of applying competition law means our advice is practical and designed to mitigate risk.
Our team understands all aspects of competition law and related regulation. This expertise and experience enables us to help our clients avoid activities that might put their business at risk, especially when such advice is taken at an early stage.
In our core markets of energy and transport, complex statutory regulation is interwoven with competition law, which creates further compliance challenges. Our work covers international merger control, behavioural anti-trust work, competition investigations, both at EU and national level, commercial agreements (including set up of distribution networks, agency arrangements, vertical pricing issues and horizontal co-operation), State Aid, EU and competition law litigation (both regulatory litigation and damages actions) and compliance programmes and training.
We represent clients before national authorities and the EU Commission in competition and regulatory investigations, as well as in litigation before national and EU courts.
In the fifth article of our sector series on the EU Taxonomy Regulation for Sustainable Investments, we set out the key concepts it introduced and explain what they means for market participants in the forestry and agriculture sectors.
In this German-language article on the EU Taxonomy Regulation for Sustainable Investments, we set out the Regulation's key concepts and explain what this means for market participants in Germany's transport sector.