Events Involvement

Publications

2020

WiM 09/2020 - Construction defects - Who is liable?

Ulrike Vestner

Several construction companies can be responsible for a construction defect. What is the legal situation here? (German article)

2020

NN/NZ 05/2020 - Through the eyes of an external expert

Kerstin J. Thorwart

THORWART Consult's temporary advisory board aims to support companies in the process of change.

(German Article)

2019

WiM 07/2019 - Change notice - Newly established: When can an employer require an employee to continue working under different conditions?

Prof. Dr. Rolf Otto Seeling
Claudia Wencker

If the working conditions of an employee change significantly or if the previous job is no longer available, it is often necessary to resort to a change of notice. But what are the requirements for a change of notice to be effective? How should the works council be involved? This article answers these questions and gives concrete recommendations for practice.

(German Article)

2019

Recht+Rat 06/2019 - Employer contributions - Newly established: - There is more left

Prof. Dr. Rolf Otto Seeling
Beatrice Sünnwoldt

Employer contributions as an alternative to the usual salary increase: Numerous additional benefits for employees are tax-privileged.

This leaves more net from their gross salary.

(German Article)

2019

qm MAGAZIN 05/2019 - The real estate magazine for building, living and living in Franconia

Ulrike Vestner

Ms. Vestner, specialist lawyer for building and architectural law, reports on her entry into THORWART and our scope of services in the field of real estate law.

2019

WiM 04/2019 - Low Performance - What rights do employers have?

Prof. Dr. Rolf Otto Seeling

What to do if an employee falls significantly short of the employer's expectations and the performance average of colleagues? This is a question HR managers are often confronted with. The difficulties already start with the problem of what exactly is the so-called "low performance". Because only when this circumstance has been established beyond doubt are steps under labour law even open to discussion.

(German Article)

2019

WZ 02/2019 - Low Perfomance

Prof. Dr. Rolf Otto Seeling

The article in the business newspaper is dedicated to the difficult topic of "low performance". In an interview, Prof. Seeling explains his assessment of how to deal with alleged low performance and gives concrete recommendations for action.

(German Article)

2018

WiM 10/2018 - Employer's contribution - That leaves more

Prof. Dr. Rolf Otto Seeling
Beatrice Sünnwoldt

Alternative to the usual salary increase: Numerous additional benefits for employees are tax-privileged. This leaves more net from the gross income.

If the employer grants a salary increase, frequently not much of it remains with the employee.

(German Article)

2018

WiM 07/2018 - Commercial, transparency and business register - correctly classified

Prof. Dr. Rolf Otto Seeling
Richard Beckstein

Last year the transparency register was introduced to make it more difficult for criminals to launder money. This new official register is likely to have caused confusion for many businesses, since there is also the commercial register and the company register. The question arises: which facts must be entered in which register? What are the consequences of registration? In addition to registration in the commercial register, is registration in the transparency register also necessary?

(German Article)

2017

WiM 04/2017 - Rich through inventiveness

Prof. Dr. Rolf Otto Seeling
Christiane Eifler

Creative achievement - rich through inventiveness

When an employee performs creative work, the question arises: Is the intellectual property in it his or her employer's property?

(German Article)

2015

WiM 09/2015 - Betrayal of secrets - The spy in your own house

Prof. Dr. Rolf Otto Seeling

How can companies prevent internal information from being leaked by their own managers or employees?

(German Article)

2015

WiM 06/2015 - Termination on grounds of conduct

Prof. Dr. Rolf Otto Seeling

Behavioural termination - what is reasonable?

Even if an employee has shown serious misconduct, a dismissal must be justified in detail

(German Article)

2015

WiM 04/2015 - Procuration and power of attorney

Prof. Dr. Rolf Otto Seeling

Procuration and power of attorney - always well represented?

If a company manager cannot manage all business personally, he must be represented by authorized representatives.

(German Article)

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