Der Transatlantic Law Blog (TLB) der DAJV ist der digitale Nachfolger der Zeitschrift für Deutsches und Amerikanisches Recht (ZDAR).



Delaware Court of Chancery Tightens Duties of Corporate Officers

Under Delaware law, officers and directors are subject to the same fiduciary duties, including the duty of oversight. Thus, implementing information systems and reporting misconduct e.g. sexual harassment, are key responsibilities.


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Wettbewerbsverbote in Arbeitsverträgen adé? Der Vorschlag der US Federal Trade Commission über ein Verbot von Wettbewerbsklauseln

Jürgen Ostertag und Rudi Ruks nehmen Stellung zur geplanten Regulierung von Wettbewerbsklauseln und skizzieren mögliche Folgen der FTC-Initiative.


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LL.M. Stanford Law – Experience Report (Part 1)- A Breath of Fresh Air

Nikolaus Schröder writes about his LL.M. studies at Stanford Law School as part of the LL.M. class of 2023 in an ongoing series.


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Where Coal is King, the Subjects Go Bankrupt

Up until 2013, coal remained the largest private-sector provider of jobs in the U.S. and is still the country's dominant power source. Renewable and alternative energies, necessary to abet the climate crisis, are present, available and very importantly, becoming cheaper than fossil fuels.  The US has yet to implement a plan to adopt these alternatives and achieve the necessary emission reductions.


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