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Positive Developments in Germany

Posted by DRRT Client Relations on May 10, 2024 12:50:28 PM

The enactment of the German Capital Markets Model Case Act (Kapitalanleger-Musterverfahrensgesetz – KapMuG) in 2005 was intended to make it easier for shareholders and investors to bring claims based on false, misleading, or omitted public information by publicly traded companies. In the nearly twenty years since its inception, only a handful of cases in Germany have concluded for the benefit of investors, mainly the historic Deutsche Telekom and Hypo Real Estate settlements in which DRRT player a major role. The Court’s open interpretation of the requirements to prove standing has increased the complexity and time horizon of cases. However, recent developments allow investors to gain confidence in the German system. 

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Topics: institutional investor, germany, legal, hypo real estate