(c) German lawyers mth Tieben & Partner Cologne In order to ensure consumer protection as well as increase the transparency within the Single European Market for services, the German Regulation on Disclosure Requirements for Services Providers (DL-InfoV) was introduced on Mai 17th 2010 which implements Art. 22 et seq. of the EU Services Directive (2006/123/EC).
ECJ Judgment of 01/19/2010, Case C-555/07 In the Mangold judgment of 2005, the Court of Justice acknowledged the existence of a principle of non-discrimination on grounds of age which must be regarded as a general principle of European Union law. Directive 2000/78 on equal treatment in employment and occupation gives expression to that principle.
On 30 October 2009, the Minister-Presidents of the Länder signed the 13. Rundfunkänderungsstaatsvertrag (13th amendment to the Inter-State Broadcasting Agreement – RÄStV ). The primary reason for adopting the 13th RÄStV is to transpose the Audiovisual Media Services Directive 2007/65/EC into German law. In particular, product placement is allowed in certain cases for the first… Weiterlesen
The German Supreme Court (Bundesgerichtshof) has on 07.10.2009 ruled on liability for links in a dispute between the limited company „Rose Versand GmbH“ and www.raddiscount.de (Az. I ZR 109/06).