Fiducie

Fiducie, in French Civil Law, is a transfer of property subject to conditions of use or term. It was introduced into French law in 2008…

Imprevision

The theory of ‘imprévision’ is a theory of a dual nature in French law. Indeed, it exists (and bears the same name) in administrative and…

Garantie

Another legal notion that often is misinterpreted for being the same as the ones described in the last two weeks word of the week is…

Gewährleistung

Following last week’s ‘’Schaden(s)ersatz’’ we will now address a term which is often misunderstood as granting the same rights as Schaden(s)ersatz’. The notion in question…

Compliance

Unter diesem, aus dem Englischen entlehnten, Rechtsbegriff wird im deutschen Sprachraum die rechtlich ordnungsgemäße systematische Organisation eines Unternehmens verstanden. Diese Definition ist auch im Sinne…

Geschäftsführer

The ‘Geschäftsführer’ of a German GmbH (similar to a limited liability company) is the company’s legal representative. He/she is authorised to represent the company in…

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