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  • Company pension scheme in times of inflation

    In view of high inflation, it is not only trade unions that are demanding more collectively agreed wages. Pension beneficiaries are also asking themselves the question: How does the devaluation of money affect the company pension scheme (baV)? Depending on the implementation method and the type of commitment, both the beneficiaries and the companies can suffer.

    When and how must the utility be adjusted? What options do employers have to change a pension commitment that has already been made? These and other questions answered
    Christine Hansen
    , a specialist in employment law with a focus on occupational pension schemes and a senior manager at KPMG Law.

  • What a carve-out means for companies

    Rising interest rates, the recession and possibly stricter regulations are creating a clear trend: more and more parts of companies are up for sale. Regardless of the reason companies divest individual divisions, a carve-out process can be very challenging. What buyers and sellers should think about, describe
    Maximiliane Prüm
    , partner at KPMG Law Rechtsanwaltschaft mbH, and
    Dr. Florian Jung
    , partner at KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, in a joint podcast.

  • The Whistleblower Protection Act is coming - here's how companies can benefit

    42 percent of corporate malpractice is uncovered by whistleblowers. This is what an international organization for combating white-collar crime has found out. The Whistleblower Protection Act that has now been passed is likely to increase the chances of clarifying legal violations within the company’s own ranks. Companies should now implement the requirements of the law as quickly as possible and also adapt existing whistleblower systems. KPMG Law experts explain what needs to be taken into account – even in international groups – and why it can be worthwhile to go beyond the minimum requirements of the law.
    Dr. Bernd Federmann
    , Head of Compliance and Commercial Criminal Law, and
    Andreas Pruksch
    , Senior Manager, in the podcast.

  • The EU's digital strategy: What lies ahead for companies

    Europe wants to be a pioneer in digitalization and innovation. To this end, the EU has drawn up a digital strategy. The idea is to minimize the risks of artificial intelligence and digital services and make greater use of existing data. New regulations such as the AI Act, the Digital Services Act, and the Data Act are designed to do just that. But the many pieces of legislation are also a challenge for companies. How can they comply with laws and still stay ahead in the market?
    Dr. Anna-Kristine Wipper
    François Heynike
    jointly head the technology law department at KPMG Law Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH. In the podcast, they provide an overview of the most important laws under the EU Digital Strategy.

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