MEDIATION FOR COMPANIES AND INSTITUTIONS
The resolution of disputes before state courts or arbitration tribunals is only ultima ratio. Even with the most careful drafting of the underlying contracts, there is sometimes no other choice. This applies in particular if the other party becomes insolvent and the insolvency administrator - who is obliged to the insolvency creditors - brings an action in order to increase the insolvency estate.
Piltz Legal offers you many years of experience and comprehensive expertise in national and international arbitration. Piltz Legal represents you in proceedings before state courts and arbitration tribunals, shows you in which structures arbitration is practically without alternative and recommends proven dispute resolution clauses for your contracts.
Arbitration is much more balanced for the international settlement of disputes and more adaptable to the particularities of the case to be decided than state jurisdiction. Nevertheless, arbitration is not a panacea either and requires prudent preliminary examinations.
Many conceivable conflicts and potential disputes can at least be significantly defused and mitigated by prudent and careful drafting of contracts. However, this also includes robust dispute settlement clauses.
Prof. Dr. Piltz is or has been an arbitrator in numerous proceedings and is Chairman of the Executive Committee of the European-Latin American Arbitration Association (ELArb) in Hamburg.
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Whistleblower protection and the right of access on a collision course – challenges in the parallel application of whistleblower protection and Art. 15 GDPR
The enactment and applicability of the German implementation law (“German Whistleblower Protection Act”) for the Whistleblowing Directive (Directive (EU) 2019/1937) is in sight even though the law was not passed yet because the “Bundesrat” did not agree to the text adopted by the “Bundestag”. It might still take some time until the two parliaments agree on a final text. However, there is time pressure due to Germany already falling far behind the deadline for the implementation of the European Directive. This also means that the legal obligation to set up an internal reporting channel is getting closer for very many German companies (all with generally at least 250 employees).
NIS-2 Directive: New provisions to strengthen cyber resilience and security
The Directive on measures for a high common level of cybersecurity across the Union ("NIS-2 Directive") published in the Official Journal of the European Union on December 27, 2022, aims to harmonize cybersecurity requirements in the EU and imposes new cybersecurity obligations on companies. It will replace the previously applicable NIS Directive.
Cyber Resilience Act - Overview of new cybersecurity requirements for products with digital elements
In September 2022, the European Commission published its proposal for the Cyber Resilience Act ("CRA", Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on horizontal cybersecurity requirements for products with digital elements and amending Regulation (EU) 2019/1020).