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Introduction to the German Commercial Code: HGB

How is the Commercial Code structured? The most important legal source of commercial law is the Commercial Code (HGB). In addition, the general provisions of the German Civil Code (BGB) also apply. The Commercial Code comprises a total of five books and is structured as follows: Book I (§§ 1-104a HGB) includes, among other things,…
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German Commercial Law

Commercial law concerns all the relations between business partners. The most important legal regulation in Germany is the commercial code (Handelsgesetzbuch – HGB). In every business negotiations, HGB applies. Many questions of interpretation are also solved and regulated by the statute law, commercial practice and trade customs. German commercial law has been heavily influenced by…
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