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Press releases and law firm thought leadership

This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

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BAG – Employers can claw back bonus payments

January 2019 - Employment . Legal Developments by GRP Rainer LLP.

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The Bundesarbeitsgericht (BAG), Germany’s Federal Labour Court, confirmed in a recent ruling that employers can claw back collectively agreed bonus payments from employees under certain circumstances.

LAG Köln – Managing directors cannot claim protection against unfair dismissal

October 2018 - Employment . Legal Developments by GRP Rainer LLP.

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A managing director cannot claim protection against unfair dismissal if he or she is under no power of direction when working. In that case, he or she is not to be classified as an employee according to a ruling of the Landesarbeitsgericht (LAG) Köln, Cologne’s Regional Labour Court.

Post-contractual prohibition on competition and compensation for interim period

September 2018 - Employment . Legal Developments by GRP Rainer LLP.

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A post-contractual prohibition on competition is a reciprocal agreement. If one party fails to perform the work or service as agreed, then the other side is entitled to rescind the agreement.

LAG Düsseldorf: Dismissal with immediate effect valid in response to threat

July 2017 - Employment . Legal Developments by GRP Rainer LLP.

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Anyone who seriously threatens their employer or superior should expect to be dismissed with immediate effect. This was confirmed by a ruling of the Landesarbeitsgericht (LAG) Düsseldorf [Regional Labour Court of Düsseldorf] from June 8, 2017 (Az.: 11 Sa 823/16).

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