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Katharina Spenner

Katharina Spenner is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Munich office and a member of the Firm's Steering Committee of the EMEA International Commercial & Trade Practice Group. She joined the Firm's Frankfurt office in 2000 and transferred to the Munich office in 2004. She was seconded to the Amsterdam office for eight months in 2003. Katharina previously worked as a freelancer in the legal department of Lufthansa Cargo AG from 1997 to 1999. She has written several commentaries on competition and distribution law and regularly delivers presentations and workshops on topics related to distribution and competition law.

This 1 hour session will explore the issues you might anticipate arising in light of emerging trends to litigation across Europe and offer some practical thoughts on how to minimize or avoid the risk of litigation when effecting changes to your distribution and supply chain. We are delighted to invite you to join us on Tuesday October 5 via Zoom as we discuss managing your supply chain. Click here to register and receive joining details.

On December 10, 2020, the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection (BMJV) published a ministerial draft bill on the implementation of the directive on the sale of goods (Directive (EU) 2019/771) (“Sales of Goods Directive”). The Sales of Goods Directive supersedes and succeeds the directive on the sale of consumer goods (Directive 1999/44/EC), which has been implemented into the German Civil Code (B├╝rgerliches Gesetzbuch; “BGB”) since January 1, 2002.