Sanctions and their effects, Part 3

Lawyer Dr. Johannes Fiala and Dipl.-Math. Peter A. Schramm have in the third part even more examples of what effects sanctions can have.   Frequent tax evasion without sanctions-Deluxe   The BGH (judgement of 30.01.1970, file no. V ZR 139/68) denied – completely in the tradition of the Reich Court – foreign (camouflage) companies with […]

Sanctions and their effects, part 1

Sanctions have been in fashion for centuries, and are being broken. The widow Barbe-Nicole Clicquot-Ponsardin, in reaction to Napoleon’s Russian campaign, was concerned with the embargo that the Russian Tsar had imposed on French products in 1812. The widow hired a Dutch ship, had it loaded with over 10,000 bottles of the 1811 vintage, and […]

Questionable damage – highly questionable fraud?

How FIFA, Microsoft, WPs, BP and the Mafia are sued under the same law and pilloried through American glasses, Dr. Johannes Fiala and Dipl.-Math. Peter A. Schramm explain in a multi-part article. The first part was about the “Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act”, a US federal law that makes this kind of jurisdiction possible. […]

D & O and the “dark machinations” of the Big Five

The SPIEGEL wants to have uncovered dark machinations of the great German car managers. If the revelations prove true, Daimler, BMW, Audi, Porsche and Volkswagen may face severe fines amounting to billions. Up to ten percent of annual turnover can be fined in cartel proceedings. And these are not peanuts in the German “Big Five”. […]

Variants of immoral insurance contracts

Insurance products supervised by the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) may also be null and void on the grounds of immorality. This then also applies to the contract with consultants and agents. The investor therefore has no claim to be protected from receiving false advice: A release from liability without any financial loss liability (VSH). […]