Bot or not?

Some statistics say that between 9 and 15% of all active Twitter accounts are bots. Other estimates go up to a figure of 30% of all active accounts. The use of social bots for or in the context of election campaigns in the US and elsewhere has shown the significant impact that virtual echo chambers created by bots can have. (more…)

Advoc Junior Meetup 2017

We at Schellenberg Unternehmeranwälte had the great pleasure to host the 5th international Advoc Junior Meetup in Berlin on October 6th and 7th. Lawyers from 11 European jurisdictions have been discussing the legal implications of marketing in the “new media” such as influencer marketing and of the use of social bots. Thanks to everyone for being with us!


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New Transparency Register available now …

… forcing companies to look closely into their shareholdings.

That is new

With the update of the Anti Money Laundering Act (Geldwäschegesetz/GWG), which came into effect on 26 June 2017, a new public register was introduced called the “Transparency Register”. (more…)

Schellenberg Unternehmeranwälte hosts first Advoc Real Estate Conference in Berlin

The Berlin Conference on March 29 & 30, 2015 brought together banking and financial experts, real estate developers, fund managers, real estate advisors and legal experts from more than ten of the major European real estate markets.

“Prime yields are likely to further compress but we expect the market to be in and around the 2014 total investment in 2015 however there is some upside risk” (more…)