Entries by Veronika Gaertner

German Publication: Compendium on International Commercial Law

A compendium on international commercial law ("Handbuch Internationales Wirtschaftsrecht"), edited by Herbert Kronke, Werner Melis and Anton K. Schnyder, has been published. The information on the publisher´s website reads as follows: The incredible plenitude of different rules on international commercial law can hardly be overviewed by consultants. Therefore consultants need an orientation, which is provided […]

German Court refuses Recognition of Same-Sex Marriages

(VG Karlsruhe, judgment of 9 September 2004 – 2 K 1420/03; (2006) 3 IPRax, 284)  The VG Karlsruhe (Administrative Court) decided in this judgment that a non-resident of the EU who has contracted a same-sex marriage with an EU resident is not a spouse in terms of Art.10 (1) lit. a Regulation (EEC) No 1612/68 […]