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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Wechsel an DAJV-Spitze: Professor Thomas Pfeiffer löst Dr. Olaf Christiansen als Vorstandsvorsitzenden ab

Die Mitgliederversammlung im Kölner Wallraf-Richartz-Museum am 6. Mai 2022 im Überblick: Vorstandswahl, Verabschiedung & Get-together.


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If Politics are Reluctant – Can the Courts Take Over?

Remarks on the Question of Legal Standing in Climate Litigation Cases


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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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