Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek

Legal Services | Germany
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Goetheplatz 5-7 | Frankfurt/Main | D-60313 | Germany

Overview

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek is a name synonymous with competence. They are one of the major commercial law firms in Germany. More than 400 specialized lawyers and tax advisers represent the interests of national and international clients. Their client list includes medium-sized and large German and international companies in all areas of the manufacturing industry, as well as trade and service industries, associations, government and public-sector organizations, and individual clients.

The firm has eight offices across Germany. In addition, they work closely with partner firms in all of the key global markets.

Their legal counseling is based on substantial legal competence, excellent education and continuing legal training, extensive specialization and a comprehensive knowledge of specific industry sectors. Experienced Partners and carefully selected Associate Lawyers develop innovative solutions to complex legal problems. The firm's culture values entrepreneurial thinking on behalf of their clients, efficient and cost-effective work, and strong personal dedication. At the end of the day, their Clients' success is also their own.

Cross-border and cross-sector knowledge combined with a deep understanding of business reasoning makes it possible for them to provide clients with wide-ranging support in their negotiations and business decisions. This also applies to legal advice on company structure, business risk management, negotiation and negotiation tactics, training, crisis and insolvency counseling and corporate finance matters. The early and timely legal advice they provide enables companies to function in a legally secure manner. If conflicts arise, they seek innovative resolution avenues, for example, through ADR and mediation.

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The European Court of Justice specifies the scope of the Right of Access

In its judgment of 4 May 2023 (Case C-487/21), the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) specified the scope of the right to obtain a “copy” of personal data in the context of the right of access. The ECJ ruled that the copy must be used to provide the data subject with a faithful and intelligible reproduction of all personal data that are the subject of the processing. This means that extracts from documents or entire documents or, if applicable, extracts from databases must be provided if and insofar as this is necessary for the effective exercise of the rights of data subjects...

Artificial Intelligence: The European Parliament clears the way for the new EU Regulation (AI Act)

Following the submission of the first Draft of the Artificial Intelligence Act (”AI Act”) on April 21, 2021 by the European Commission for regulating artificial intelligence (AI) (we reported here), the European Parliament also published its final position on June 14, 2023. Thus, the next step now is the trilogue between the Parliament, the Council and the Commission. Since the European Parliament is to be re-elected in less than a year, the regulation is expected to come into effect quickly and with only minor changes...

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Heuking advises HES International B.V. on the sale of its bulk terminal DUHG in Dillingen, Saar

A team led by Heuking Partner Dr. Peter Vocke advised a French subsidiary of HES International B.V. on the sale of the Dillinger Hafen-Umschlagsgesellschaft mbH (DHUG) to the SHS-Stahl-Holding-Saar GmbH & Co. KGaA. DHUG operates a dry bulk and break bulk terminal in Dillingen/Saar and is an important logistic provider for local and international customers in the steel industry, the energy and construction sector. HES International B.V., based in Rotterdam, is Europe's largest provider of large-scale terminals for bulk and liquid products...

Heuking advises TRM on sale of shares in FORTEC Elektronik Aktiengesellschaft

A team led by capital market experts Dr. Mirko Sickinger, LL.M. and Sven Radke, LL.M. of Heuking’s Cologne office advised TRM Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH (TRM) on the sale of a major portion of its shares in FORTEC Elektronik Aktiengesellschaft, Germering (FORTEC). In 2012, the two capital market experts had advised TRM on the acquisition of the shareholding and a related voluntary public takeover offer. TRM has held more than 30% of the shares in FORTEC since 2012. The current transaction reduces TRM’s shareholding to 5.16%. A group of buyers is acquiring 25.07% of the shares from TRM...

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