Dr. Wilhelm Nolting-Hauff



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Wilhelm Nolting-Hauff primarily advises on company acquisitions and sales, leveraged buy-outs, joint ventures and strategic partnerships as well as on general corporate law issues.

Wilhelm advises global companies and investors on complex, often cross-border M&A transactions. A particular focus is on clients from the China region, advising them on their investments in Germany.

He is regularly recommended in leading legal publications, including JUVE and Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers, for his "precise negotiation and solution-oriented representation of clients' interests".

Wilhelm has been teaching at the University of Münster since 2003 in the Mergers & Acquisitions postgraduate course and regularly publishes papers on current topics in the areas of M&A, funds and private equity.

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Employment Law in Germany – Practical Bilingual English-Chinese Guidelines for Chinese Businesses and Investors

Every Chinese investor not only needs to be aware of cultural differences when considering investing in Germany, but also has to have a basic understanding of legal issues.

German employment law provides for a good level of employee protection, for example in case of termination of employment. Being familiar with some basic principles of German employment law can help Chinese investors avoid pitfalls that may lead to severe sanctions by authorities as well as financial obligations towards employees.

Our Orrick Germany China Desk gives a brief outline of German employment law and what Chinese investors and businesses investing or doing business in Germany need to know in our bilingual English-Chinese guideline.