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The US Restricts Travel from Several African Countries Because of the Omicron Variant

November 30, 2021

The US Restricts Travel from Several African Countries After a New Covid Variant is Discovered The United States has imposed travel restrictions on eight African countries starting on Monday, November 28, 2021, because of a new Covid variant. The new variant is the Omicron variant. It was first discovered in South Africa and is said…

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Volkswagen Sued by Greenpeace Germany

November 10, 2021

Greenpeace Germany Sues Volkswagen for Failing to Help Stop Climate Change Volkswagen, the famous German car manufacturer, has been sued in a German court by Clara Mayer, an environmental activist and the heads of Greenpeace Germany. Volkswagen is being accused of not doing enough to combat climate change. Mayer and Greenpeace Germany gave Volkswagen a…

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Teilnahme an den Bundestagswahlen im Ausland

May 27, 2021

Teilnahme an den Bundestagswahlen im Ausland Im Ausland lebende deutsche Staatsbürger, die nicht zur Stimmabgabe in Deutschland registriert sind, werden nicht automatisch in das Wählerverzeichnis eingetragen. Wenn Sie bei den Bundestagswahlen 2021 wählen möchten, aber im Ausland leben, müssen Sie vor jeder Wahl einen schriftlichen Antrag auf Aufnahme in das Wählerverzeichnis stellen. Der Antrag muss…

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Requirements for Traveling to Germany from the United States

March 30, 2021

Traveling to Germany from the United States As more vaccines are administered across the world, many people are starting to feel more comfortable traveling. Because of the close relationship between the U.S. and Germany, many Americans may start traveling to Germany and vice versa for business or to see family and friends. Today’s article will…

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The False Perception of a Company’s Profitability

September 8, 2020

The Profit of a Company: Expectations vs Reality What do you think is the average profit of a company? A management advisory company conducted a survey by asking people in the streets this same question. The people surveyed believe that the profit of a company is 22.8%. In other words, if your company makes $100…

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Germany Now Holds the Position of Presidency of the Council of the EU

July 9, 2020

Germany now holds the presidency of the council of the EU What does this mean for Europe? On July 1st, 2020, Germany took over the position as the presidency of the council of the EU. That statement may confuse some people at first. No, Germany is not the president of Europe, and no, they did…

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Dieselklage“ – Sammelklage nach amerikanischem Vorbild

April 1, 2020

In 2018 wurde nun auch in Deutschland die Möglichkeit einerSammelklage, die sog. Musterfeststellungsklage eingeführt. Bei dieser handelt es sich um eine Verbandsklage, welche es Verbänden ermöglicht, für geschädigte Verbraucher eine bestimmte Rechtsverletzung eines Unternehmens feststellen zu lassen. Anlass für die Einführung dieser Klageart war die Vielzahl von geschädigten Verbrauchern durch den Dieselabgasskandal in 2015. Vorrangiges…

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Social Distancing

March 24, 2020

We actively practice it. As of right now, everyone at BridgehouseLaw Charlotte is working from home. Each morning, we have a Zoom meeting, where we check on everyone’s health and wellbeing, we discuss the day ahead. Throughout the day, we are in contact with each other to ensure best quality of service to all our…

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Lufthansa: information on flexible rebooking options

March 19, 2020

The Lufthansa Group airlines Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Air Dolomiti would like to assist you during this time of exceptional circumstances by introducing more flexible rebooking options. Our new extensive waiver policies allow for your individual travel plans and make it easy to find the right flight at the right time. You…

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Tesla in Brandenburg

March 1, 2020

Aktuelle wirtschaftliche Entwicklungen in der deutsch-amerikanischen Wirtschaf Der US-amerikanische Elektroautobauer Tesla kann nach dem neuesten Urteil des Oberverwaltungsgerichtes Berlin-Brandenburg mit der Rodung des Geländes für seine erste europäische Fabrik fortfahren. Zuvor hatten zwei Umweltverbände, die Grüne Liga Brandenburg und der Verein für Landschaftspflege und Artenschutz in Bayern, gegen die vorzeitige Zulassung der Rodung durch das…

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