This GvW International Newsletter reports a new Decision of the Berlin Data Protection Authority with a record fine against a real estate company. The authority has accused the company of processing and storing the tenants' data too long without having a legal basis to do so.
In this issue we summarize new EU and US sanctions against Turkey and also report from our Istanbul Office the extension of the deadline for registration with data controller’s registry.
We also comment below on a recent judgment of the BGH which confirms that cash transactions in the crisis of the contractual partner are insolvency-proof. .
Finally, you will also find a report from our tax department on Germany’s fist tax law clinic which failed before the fiscal court.
We wish you an interesting read!
Dr Gökce Uzar Schüller, Attorney, Frankfurt am Main and Istanbul