First English language case heard in commercial German court
The first ever case to be held in English in the German courts has been heard after a recent ruling permitted the use of the English language in commercial cases in a bid to win more international business. The German regional court in Bonn heard Belgian company BDC International's claim of lost profits against German electrical engineering group Moeller, which concluded on 31 May, in English.
The first-ever case to be held in English in the German courts has been heard after a recent ruling permitted the use of the English language in commercial cases in a bid to win more international business.
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