The KARL Group has sold the Mainpark Flörsheim to an international, institutional investor. The property in the so-called Mainpark has an area of approximately 135,000 m² and lettable space of around 75,000 m². A large section is developed with warehouse space that is under long-term leases.

Wilma Wohnen Süd has sold to MEAG a residential project prepared by Wilma Wohnen Süd with 55 rental apartments and total residential space of approximately 4,900 square meters and the corresponding underground garage in the district Stuttgart-Sommerrain.

Dr Gökçe Uzar Schüller is a new member of the board of directors of the Turkish German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (TD-IHK).

The 2.5 million users of Homepage-Baukasten.de and bedava-sitem.com in Turkey now again have full access to the content of the Turkish language sites of bedava-sitem.com. Turkish public authorities (ICTA - Information and Communication Technologies Authority) had blocked all images on bedava-sitem.com. After negotiations by GvW Graf von Westphalen's Turkish lawyers with ICTA in Ankara, all images can now again be shown on bedava-sitem.com.

The new KSC Stadium is on the way: The city of Karlsruhe and the Karlsruhe Sport Club e.V. (KSC) as well as the operating company signed for corresponding contracts last Friday. GvW Graf von Westphalen advised the football club on issues involving the law of governing construction, leases, real estate, public contracting, licensing, corporate matters and tax law.

The worldwide leading provider of highly developed product configurations, Tacton Systems in Sweden, is making purchases in Germany. Upon acquiring Lumo Graphics, the company can completely offer visual 3D solutions for Configure Price Quote (CPQ) from a single source. The parties agreed to maintain confidentiality about the transaction volume.

The customs and foreign trade practice of GvW Graf von Westphalen has further strengthen its national top position.

The Federal Supreme Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof “BGH”) dismissed on 10 November 2016 the further appeal of the competition central of agency (Wettbewerbszentrale) against the judgment of the Court of Appeals (Oberlandesgericht “OLG”) Düsseldorf of 29 January 2015 (I ZR 29/15). It is now clear in the final instance that displaying GEERS hearing aids in the display window without showing the price was permissible.

The participant in the UEFA Champions League, Borussia Mönchengladbach, and H-Hotels AG are starting a joint hotel project. Punctually at the start of the 2018/2019 season of the German Football League, a H+ Hotel is supposed to be opened in the Borussia Park

GvW Graf von Westphalen is continuing its dynamic development and climbed one step in the ranking of the top 50 law firms for the second year in a row. This is the result of the research of the publisher JUVE which has now been published in the Handbook for Commercial Law Firms 2016/2017.


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