News | September 08, 2020
In its supplement FOCUS-Spezial "Ihr Recht 2020" in issue 37/2020 of FOCUS magazine, the magazine FOCUS has selected "Germany's Top Lawyers 2020".
News | August 24, 2020
Over seven million households and twice as many individuals in Germany are currently over-indebted. Experts even expect the figures to continue to rise significantly in the years 2020/2021 due to the corona pandemic. It is therefore fitting that a new law is expected to come into force on October 1, 2020, which will make debtors debt-free after just three years instead of six.
News | August 20, 2020
We have compiled the following information on particularly frequent legal questions in connection with the coronavirus (COVID-19), which will be continuously updated.
News | August 14, 2020
The law firm SNP Schlawien represented a listed commercial landlord (defendant) in a lawsuit against an operator of car service centres and online shop for car accessories (plaintiff) before the District Court Mannheim. The judgement handed down is one of the first ones concerning a possible adjustment of the rent for commercial leases for office purposes in the context of the Corona pandemic.
News | August 06, 2020
The commercial law firm SNP Schlawien advised the investment company F4 GmbH in connection with a participation in PlusDental. In its latest Series C financing round, PlusDental was able to raise a total of € 32 million in fresh capital from new investors F4 and the Hong Kong-based Ping An Global Voyager Fund on the one hand, and from its existing investors Lakestar and HV Holtzbrinck Ventures on the other. SNP Schlawien's advice to SNP Schlawien on the transaction included trademark law aspects, in particular risk assessments.
News | July 03, 2020
For a few days now, various articles in the social media have been reporting on the allegedly registered trademark 'Webinar' and speculating whether the use of the term could lead to warnings.
News | July 01, 2020
From 1.7.2020 to 31.12.2020, the VAT rates will be reduced from 19% (standard tax rate) to 16% and from 7% (reduced tax rate) to 5% as an essential part of the so-called second Corona Tax Assistance Act. You can find out everything important about this measure here.
News | June 26, 2020
In its ranking "Germany's Best Lawyers 2020", the Handelsblatt (edition of 26 June 2020) recommends six attorneys from SNP Schlawien.
News | June 25, 2020
The commercial law firm SNP Schlawien will open a new office in Stuttgart on 1 July 2020. With Christof Blauß, Dr. Mark-Oliver Scholz, Oliver Truckenmüller and Pierre Weisgerber, three partners and one associate have been added to the team. In addition, the Freiburg partner Richard Rummel will support the development of the new location and will work proportionately from the offices in Stuttgart and Freiburg.
News | May 29, 2020
The commercial law firm SNP Schlawien advised the architect Prof. Dr.-Ing. h. c. Hans Günter Merz on the acquisition of the new business premises in Berlin. The consultation included both the legal due diligence and support in the drafting and negotiation of the contract. It was agreed that the purchase price would not be disclosed. The seller of the property is a private investor.
News | May 25, 2020
The magazine Stern has awarded SNP Schlawien in the category "Best Law Firms 2020" in the field of tenancy and residential property law.
News | March 02, 2020
The law firm SNP Schlawien has advised the project developer Hellmann Investment on the development, completion and sale of a logistics property for Volkswagen in Fritzlar (Schwalm-Eder-Kreis/Hessen). The advice included the construction and leasing to Volkswagen AG as well as the negotiation of the sales contract to an investor.
News | February 13, 2020
The commercial law firm SNP Schlawien advised LIP INVEST GmbH, a Munich-based investment specialist for logistics real estate, on the acquisition of a logistics property in Braunschweig. The advice included legal due diligence as well as support in drafting and negotiating the contract. The parties agreed not to disclose the purchase price. The seller of the property, which was offered by NAI apollo on its behalf to a limited circle of investors, is a large German pension fund.
News | January 09, 2020
In the current issue of the Law Firm Monitor SNP Schlawien is recommended in numerous fields of law, including labour law, corporate law, real estate and construction law, capital market law, public construction law, public law and contract law. The law firm has achieved particularly good rankings with a 17th place in the Eastern Region overall and a 3rd place in Public Law - Eastern Region.
In addition, the following lawyers are highlighted by name: Dr. Stefan Dietlmeier (corporate law, capital market law, public law, contract law), Andreas Gemeinhardt (real estate and construction law), Dr. Christoph Möllers (real estate and construction law, public construction law) and Dr. Christian Ostermaier (labour law).
News | November 29, 2019
In the current issue of the magazine Focus Business, No. 4/2019, SNP Schlawien is awarded as Top Employer for Medium-Sized Businesses 2020. In addition to SNP Schlawien, only 14 other law firms, including 3 of our size, have received awards in the Legal Advice category.
News | November 04, 2019
Together with TaylorWessing, the commercial law firm SNP Schlawien advised its long-standing client Vivoryon Therapeutics AG - formerly Probiodrug AG - on a capital increase with subscription rights. Through the rights offering to its existing shareholders and a subsequent private placement with selected investors, Vivoryon has raised capital totalling approximately € 43 million. SNP Schlawien was advised on all aspects of corporate law, while Taylor Wessing covered all capital market issues.
News | October 30, 2019
The commercial law firm SNP Schlawien advised the owner of the Swiss special tour operator Italia Golf & More AG with a distribution company in Italy on the sale of 100% of its shares to LMX Holding GmbH.
News | October 14, 2019
The commercial law firm SNP Schlawien advised VERBUND Innkraftwerke GmbH in a water law planning approval procedure/approval procedure for the expansion and efficiency enhancement of the Inn power plant Jettenbach/Töging. In detail, this included the drafting of various official applications, participation in the scoping and discussion meetings, advice on the handling of objections and the conduct of negotiations with objectors. The project requirements affected all facets of environmental and planning law. The project volume amounts to approx. 250 million euros.
News | October 09, 2019
The commercial law firm SNP Schlawien advised the real estate project development company QUEST Investment Partners on the sale of a commercial property in Hamburg. In particular, the advice included the drafting and negotiation of the sales contract. The buyer of the property is a fund of the Real I.S. Group. The parties have agreed not to disclose the volume of this transaction as part of a forward deal.
News | October 02, 2019
The commercial law firm SNP Schlawien advised the real estate project development and investment company Quest Investment Partners and the investment and asset management company Competo Capital Partners on the acquisition of an office and commercial building in Frankfurt am Main as part of a joint venture. The advice included the due diligence review as well as the negotiation of the purchase agreement. The seller of the property was the real estate investment company Peakside Capital. The parties agreed not to disclose the volume of this transaction as part of a share deal.