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Extended notification duties to the Transparency Register

TL;DR: The vast majority of companies must be notified to the transparency register. This in particular applies to legal entities under private law (e.g. GmbH, AG, eG, SE), many of which have been exempt if structured in a simple manner. This now applies mostly independently of the existing content in the commercial register and similar registers. However, simplifications apply to registered associations. The representatives of the company can carry out the registration themselves via the transparency register website....

August 13, 2021 · 4 min
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Digital Health Challenge 2019

Beginning of July, Erlangen hosted the Digital Health Challenge 2019, themed “Smart Data in Health”. A retrospective of an exciting event that brings together established players and creative radicals. Startups want to be as big as corporations (or will become as big—with all the consequences for structures), corporations want to act like startups. Confusion? Contradictory goals? Not quite. Of course it’s true: Community, startups and corporations have completely different perspectives and approaches....

September 5, 2019 · 2 min

Legal Tech & Innovation Nürnberg startet

How does a jurist do Legal Tech? And how does an IT expert do Legal Tech? Using this perspective, it isn’t that easy. Most probably they will rather create and apply Legal Tech together, just as the wording implies. It is indispensable that all people open to such topics connect and exchange regularly. This is the foundation for new ideas and possibilities. But now to the second topic: innovation. Technology in itself usually does not constitute something outstandingly new, but rather just a new form of the existing....

March 17, 2018 · 2 min

IRIS 2018: Communities and their trends

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March 7, 2018 · 1 min
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On cookie diet—marketing, websites, tracking, cookies and privacy protection—notes and recommendations regarding the Planet49 ECJ judgment of 1/10/2019

Please note: the legal situation has changed since this article was published. Some of the information may be outdated. TL;DR: We’re getting down to the nitty gritty, or addressing the sweet temptation at least. The Planet49 case gave the European Court of Justice a possibility to discuss the question of technical cookies. It decided cookies require consent as long as they are not necessary for the provision of the service—which leaves a bitter aftertaste for the marketing industry....

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