Ukraine: Supply Bottlenecks and Price Increases for Raw Materials – Contract Adjustment as an Exit

At the beginning of 2020, the coronavirus spread around the world. We have now been living with the still ongoing pandemic for more than two years. The consequences of this pandemic and the war in Ukraine are influencing the social lives of millions of people and permanently disrupting economic cycles worldwide. Supply bottlenecks and [...]

OneCoin Scam – German Lawyers representing Fraud Victims

Advancing digitalisation has undoubtedly contributed to the growing fascination around Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Nevertheless, it is important to note here that trading with digital currencies and the use of blockchain technology entail a number of risks and legal issues as well as problems, as the current legal cases concerning the alleged cryptocurrency [...]

Model Release Contracts and Modelling Agency Contracts in Germany

Being a successful model and walking on the world's famous catwalks for luxury designers is probably the dream of numerous young people, especially young girls and young women. This dream remains prevalent through television shows like "Germanys Next Topmodel" and similar formats. Models are always in demand, even if usually for much smaller jobs. [...]

Criminal Liability for Falsifying a Vaccination Certificate in Germany

Since the measures to contain the Covid-19 pandemic were relaxed for vaccinated people, many fake vaccination certificates have been circulating. These are often forgeries by private individuals posing as doctors. These false vaccination certificate documents a vaccination against the coronavirus that did not take place. Quite a few people see this as a business [...]

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The Cultivation of Cannabis – Possibilities in Germany

According to Annexe I German Narcotics Act, cannabis is a non-marketable substance. The production, trade, and activities associated with this drug are clearly regulated in German law. Thus, among other things, the acts mentioned above and acquisition and possession are prohibited and, in some cases, punishable by imprisonment or a fine. Nevertheless, there is consideration [...]

Lycamobile Insolvency Germany – Filing Claims

Lycamobile is a well-known mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) operating in numerous countries, with its headquarters in the United Kingdom. In 2021, their German subsidiary, which was called "Lycamobile Germany" before it rebranded to "Amalasandan Dienstleistungen GmbH", filed for bankruptcy due to a tax debt of €70 million. Lycamobile has had disputes with the [...]

Validity of European Arrest Warrants from Poland

Disputes between Poland and the European Union has been simmering for some time now, and the relationship is getting worse. Currently, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has to deal with the difficult question of whether a European Arrest Warrant issued by Poland can still claim general validity when the legal foundation in the [...]