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All advertising of prescription-only drugs to general public prohibited.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
On June 23, 2020, the Federal Court of Justice ("FCJ") overturned the Düsseldorf Court of Appeals' ("DCA") interim
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
On 28 May 2020 the Federal High Court (Bundesgerichtshof ("BGH") handed down its judgment in the Planet49 case after a long legal dispute.
Mayer Brown
In early April, the Robert Koch Institute, which is a Federal Institute on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Health, released a COVID-19-App (the "App").
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
The Europe-wide spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is now also directly affecting the professional sports sector.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On February 13, 2020, the German Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection (BMJV) published a proposal to soften the regulatory requirements for influencers
SKW Schwarz
Television advertising remains the means of choice for confectionery manufacturers.1 However, they also have to look for alternative ways and channels ...
SKW Schwarz
Advertising calls for the right kind of music. Well-known titles do not always have to be more expensive than budget-friendly, unknown songs.
SKW Schwarz
Slogans continue to enjoy great popularity in the consumer goods industry. Following the groundbreaking judgment of the European Court of Justice on the registrability...
SKW Schwarz
Es begann mit einem Paukenschlag, dann wurde es über Monate sehr still. Nun steht fest, dass die Games-Förderung auf ...
In contrast to the UK and the US, e-sports is not officially recognized as an official sport in Germany (yet), barring players from their professional athletes' status
SKW Schwarz
On June 27, 2019, Frankfurt am Main Higher Regional Court ("OLG Frankfurt a. M.") issued a ruling, Case 6 U 6/19
SKW Schwarz
Jurisdiction on Google ads was extended by a further aspect recently. The case at issue, however, did not relate to "keyword advertising"
In November, the German Data Protection Conference (committee of the independent German federal and state data protection supervisory authorities) published a guidance on the processing of personal data ...
P+P Pöllath + Partners
The rules will also affect the possibility of reverse solicitation.
P+P Pöllath + Partners
In February 2019, the tax authorities caused uncertainty with their view that a withholding tax of 15.825% should be retained by domestic clients of foreign providers on fees paid for online advertising (cf. Client Information of Feb 14 2019).
TMF Group
New VAT obligations apply not just to big players like Amazon and eBay, but also the businesses and individuals that sell via the platforms.
P+P Pöllath + Partners
According to the current view of the tax authorities, advertising expenditures for the placement of online advertising with foreign providers may be subject to a withholding tax of 15.825 % (incl. solidarity surcharge) on domestic clients.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Recently, the German media regulators, the State Media Authorities (Landesmedienanstalten), issued a joint guidance paper on marking adverts on social media, which is available in German language here
SKW Schwarz
On 10 July 2018, the German Federal Supreme Court delivered a further decision on spamming, which impacts any state-of-the-art customer engagement by collecting customer satisfaction surveys...
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