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  • The new supply chain due diligence act – also relevant for small companies?

    The new supply chain due diligence act – also relevant for small companies?

    In Germany, starting from 2023 – large companies will be the required by law to check the extent to which their business activities violate aspects such as occupational health and safety, minimum wage, health and environmental standards. The legal framework therefore is the new Supply Chain Due Diligence Act. The corporate obligations will apply from […]

  • End-user certicates in contracts – A solution for dual-use trade?

    End-user certicates in contracts – A solution for dual-use trade?

    Today I had a conversation with a colleague about the topic of so-called end-use declarations. These are particularly relevant for trade transactions in the context of trade embargoes. National import and export authorities sometimes demand such an end-use declaration, with which the recipient of the goods undertakes not to pass on the goods. These declarations […]

  • Withholding law / lien in English law

    Withholding law / lien in English law

    Today I had a new case – actually related to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. A company has an ongoing deal for the supply of aircraft equipment to a Russian airline. The equipment was ready – then the Russian government ordered the invasion. The sanctions subsequently imposed by the EU and the USA are now […]

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Matthias Führich, LL.M. (法学硕士)
Attorney-at-Law

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