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German court rules: 7 years imprisonment for illegal missile technology export to Russia

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German court rules: 7 years imprisonment for illegal missile technology export to Russia

On 09.01.2020 the OLG Hamburg sentenced an entrepreneur from Baden-Württemberg to a total of 7 year...

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Ceramics from China: doubling of the anti-dumping duty

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Ceramics from China: doubling of the anti-dumping duty

On 12th December 2019 the European Commission imposed new punitive duties on ceramics from China as ...

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Tungsten electrodes from Asia – subsequent payments threaten for European companies

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Tungsten electrodes from Asia – subsequent payments threaten for European companies

In an implementing regulation at the end of 2019, the European Commission ordered the customs regist...

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German Supreme Court awards damages for lawsuit without jurisdiction

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German Supreme Court awards damages for lawsuit without jurisdiction

International trade offers not only many opportunities, but also some risks. One of these risks is t...

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Representation during customs inspection in Hamburg

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Representation during customs inspection in Hamburg

O&W Customs Attorneys today helped a company steer a Customs Inspection in the right direction a...

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Export permit rejected by German BAFA – how to proceed

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Export permit rejected by German BAFA – how to proceed

If an export licence is rejected by the German authorities, especially the BAFA, good advice is req...

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Embargo/Sanctions – does it lead to force majeure under German law?

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Embargo/Sanctions – does it lead to force majeure under German law?

If an embargo is imposed or sanctions are introduced, trade with a state can be severely disrupted. ...

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Port congestion can lead to force majeure under German law

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Port congestion can lead to force majeure under German law

Port congestion does not occur very often, but once it does occur, the impact is often significant....

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Caution with jurisdiction clauses in small print conditions

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Caution with jurisdiction clauses in small print conditions

The Higher Regional Court of Hamburg has clarified that there is no effective court of jurisdiction ...

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Incoterms 2020

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Incoterms 2020

A new version of the Incoterms, the Incoterms 2020, will probably enter into force on January 1, 202...

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