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.
News | August 07, 2019
The commercial law firm SNP Schlawien advised the owner family of UKF Universal-Kugellager-Fabrik GmbH in the sale of the company by way of an asset deal. The advice mainly included support in drafting the contract. The parties agreed not to disclose the amount of the purchase price.
News | July 04, 2019
The commercial law firm SNP Schlawien advised LIP INVEST GmbH, investment specialist for logistics real estate, on the acquisition of the logistics property Esbacher Weg 17 in Feuchtwangen. 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.
News | July 03, 2019
The commercial law firm SNP Schlawien has gained Ulf Tilo Kellner as a new salary partner for its Berlin office as of 1 July 2019.
News | May 20, 2019
The commercial law firm SNP Schlawien provided advice to the real estate project development and investment company QUEST Investment Partners in connection with their acquisition of the Emmler Lofts in Berlin-Kreuzberg from the Fortis Group. They agreed not to disclose the volume of the share deal.
News | May 09, 2019
The commercial law firm SNP Schlawien provided advice to Sonova Retail Deutschland GmbH as well as to Vitakustik GmbH, both of them subsidiaries of the world's No. 3 hearing aids manufacturer Sonova AG, in connection with the acquisition of a large number of auditory acoustics specialty shops. They were purchased over the last few months in seven individual transactions by way of asset deals. The purchased units included auditory acoustics specialty shops in Baden-Wuerttemberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Bremen and Hamburg. The consulting process comprised the entire transaction process, including legal due diligence. The parties agreed not to disclose the purchase price.
News | April 16, 2019
Together with Taylor Wessing, the law firm SNP Schlawien assisted its long-standing client Probiodrug AG in a private placement of new shares in the amount of € 8.2 million to selected investors. The consulting of SNP Schlawien comprised all company-law components, while Taylor Wessing covered the capital market issues.
News | April 11, 2019
At the invitation of the project sponsor Projektträger Jülich, Christine Lange and Dr. Wolfgang Heinze gave a lecture on the legal aspects in the event of an (early) market entry within the framework of the 19th Founder Talks EXIST – Transfer of Research "Business Development – Business Models and Early Market Entry".
News | March 28, 2019
The commercial law firm SNP Schlawien appoints the attorney at law Peter Muth as a new partner at the Munich location.
News | March 22, 2019
The commercial law firm SNP Schlawien assisted the University of Malmö in connection with the insolvency of the real estate developer Heitkamp Bauholding GmbH in claiming construction defects from the reinsurer VHV. One decade after the completion of the university buildings, a settlement could be reached successfully regarding the liability share for the construction defects allocable to the reinsurer
News | March 14, 2019
The commercial law firm SNP Schlawien Partnerschaft mbB assisted the Versorgungswerk der Landesärztekammer Hessen (Institution for Pensions and Related Benefits of the Regional Medical Association of Hesse) in the acquisition of a residential property portfolio in Berlin Charlottenburg by way of a forward deal. The consulting encompassed particularly the support in drafting and negotiating contracts.
News | March 01, 2019
On 19 February 2019 the new VOB/A sections 1-3 (VOB/A, VOB/A-EU and VOB/A-VS) were published in the Federal Gazette "Bundesanzeiger". Here we give you a short overview (available in German only).
News | February 22, 2019
After the encouraging reception in the last two years, we will be among the exhibitors at the German Biotech Days (Deutsche Biotechnologietage) again in 2019, too. This year's event will take place on April 9 and April 10, 2019 at the Congress Centrum of Würzburg.
News | February 19, 2019
A new law, the "Markenrechtsmodernisierungsgesetz" (German Trademark Modernization Act) came into force on January 14, 2019. It implements some reforms of the German trademark law. With this Act, the German legislator adjusted German trademark law to the European Trade Mark Directive (Directive 2015/2436) and the current state of the art.