Eckhart Braun

Attorney (Rechtsanwalt), Specialist attorney in labour law, Specialist attorney in commercial and company law

Education and vocational training

  • Law at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 1st State Law Exam 1992
  • Legal clerkship in Braunschweig, Celle, Hanover and Leipzig, 2nd State Law Exam 1994

Career history

  • Attorney at Sigle Loose Schmidt-Diemitz, Stuttgart, Chemnitz and Leipzig, 1994–1999
  • Attorney and Partner at CMS Hasche Sigle, Leipzig, 1999–2015
  • Qualified as a specialist attorney in labour law in 1998
  • Vice-President of the Board of Specialist Lawyers in Commercial and Company Law of the Saxon Chamber of Lawyers since 2006
  • Qualified as a specialist attorney in commercial and company law in 2009
  • Lecturer for ARBER-Verlag, a legal training company for specialists in commercial and company law, since 2009
  • Attorney and Partner at PETERSEN HARDRAHT PRUGGMAYER since 2015

Positions and memberships

  • Board Member of Leipzig Law Society
  • Deputy Chairman of the central-east district group of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
  • Member of the Central German Association for Media Law
  • Member of the Association of In-House Lawyers for Publishing Houses

Publications (in German)

  • ‘Vertragsgestaltung für Geschäftsführer, Vorstände und Aufsichtsräte‘ (contract design for managers, managing boards and supervisory boards), Verlag C.H.Beck, Herausgeber Holthausen / Kurschat, 1st ed. 2017 , Autor Eckhart Braun zusammen mit Torsten Beiner für die Kapitel „Aufwendungsersatz“ und „Wettbewerbsverbote“
  • ‘Das neue Mindestlohngesetz – (K)ein Drama für Kulturbetriebe?’ (The new Minimum Wage Act – a (non-)drama for companies in the culture sector?), Kultur & Recht - ein praxisorientiertes Rechtshandbuch für Künstler und Kulturmanager, ed. October 2014
  • Contributed to Beiner/Braun (eds.) Der Vorstandsvertrag, Bestellung und Anstellungsvertrag der Vorstandsmitglieder einer Aktiengesellschaft (Contracts for board members, appointment and appointment contracts for board members of public limited companies), 2nd fully revised ed. 2014, Richard Boorberg Verlag
  • ‘Die Managergehälter bleiben auf der Tagesordnung’ (Management salaries remain on the agenda), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ), 16 October 2013, No. 240, p. 19
  • ‘Grenzen überschreiten – Verträge in Englisch’ (Crossing borders – contracts in English), WirtschaftsJournal, No. 04/2013, p. 37
  • ‘Forderungsverzichte im “Bermudadreieck” von Sanierungsgewinn, Verlustverrechnung und Mindestbesteuerung’ (Claims waivers in the Bermuda Triangle of restructuring gains, loss offsetting and minimum taxation), Betriebsberater 2013, p. 351 ff.
  • ‘Abschluss und Inhalt des Arbeitsvertrages sowie EU-Recht’ (The conclusion and substance of employment contracts and EU law), Arbeits-Handbuch Personal 2012, 8th ed., Huss-Medien 2012
  • ‘Anmerkungen zu VG München vom 02.04.2009 – Steuerfreiheit des Sanierungsgewinns im Gewerbesteuerrecht’ (Commentary on the judgement of Munich Administrative Court of 2 April 2009 – tax exemption for restructuring gains under trade tax law), Betriebsberater 2010, p. 747 ff.
  • ‘Zur Steuerfreiheit von Sanierungsgewinnen – Bestandsaufnahme und Empfehlungen’ (On tax exemptions for restructuring gains – a stocktake and recommendations), Betriebsberater 47/2009, p. 2508 ff.

Lectures (in German)

  • ‘Mittelbare Unternehmensbeteiligungen (Treuhand, Nießbrauch, Unterbeteiligung, Stille Gesellschaft)’ (Indirect forms of participation – trusts, life interests, subparticipations, silent partnerships), legal training course for specialists in commercial and company law, Schermbeck, ARBER-Seminare GmbH, 12 December 2014
  • ‘KG, Kapitalgesellschaft & Co. KG (mit Bezügen zum Insolvenz- und Strafrecht)’, legal training course on forms of companies in Germany for specialists in commercial and company law, Schermbeck, ARBER-Seminare GmbH, 11 December 2014
  • ‘Mittelbare Unternehmensbeteiligungen (Treuhand, Nießbrauch, Unterbeteiligung, Stille Gesellschaft)’ (Indirect forms of participation – trusts, life interests, subparticipations, silent partnerships), Leipzig, ARBER-Verlag GmbH, 27 September 2013
  • ‘KG, Kapitalgesellschaft & Co. KG’, legal training course on forms of companies in Germany for specialists in commercial and company law, Leipzig, ARBER-Verlag GmbH, 26 September 2013
  • ‘KGaA, eG, SE Konzernrecht (mit Bezügen zum Wertpapiererwerbs- und Übernahmerecht) / Vertragsgestaltung Aktiengesellschaft’, legal training course on forms of companies in Germany for specialists in commercial and company law, Leipzig, ARBER-Verlag GmbH, 7 September 2013
  • ‘Aktiengesellschaft’, legal training course on the German equivalent of the public limited company for specialists in commercial and company law, Leipzig, ARBER-Verlag GmbH, 6 September 2013
  • ‘Grenzen überschreiten – Verträge in Englisch’ (Crossing borders – contracts in English), Leipzig, Central German Entrepreneurs Day, 5 December 2012
  • ‘Mittelbare Unternehmensbeteiligungen (Treuhand, Nießbrauch, Unterbeteiligung, Stille Gesellschaft)’ (Indirect forms of participation – trusts, life interests, subparticipations, silent partnerships), legal training course for specialists in commercial and company law, Leipzig, ARBER-Verlag GmbH, 6 January 2012
  • ‘Grundzüge des Dienstvertrags- und Mitbestimmungsrechts’ (The fundamental features of the law on service contracts and co-determination), legal training course for specialists in commercial and company law, Leipzig, ARBER-Verlag GmbH, 26 May 2011
  • ‘Mittelbare Unternehmensbeteiligungen (Indirect forms of participation)’, legal training course for specialists in commercial and company law, Leipzig, ARBER-Verlag GmbH, 6 May 2011
  • ‘KG, Kapitalgesellschaft & Co. KG’, legal training course on forms of companies in Germany for specialists in commercial and company law, Leipzig, ARBER-Verlag GmbH, 5 May 2011
  • ‘Aufsichts- und Beiräte – Recht und Praxis der Unternehmensleitung, Vorstandsvergütung nach neuem Recht’, training course for company directors on supervisory and advisory boards and the law and practice of company management, Leipzig, CMS Hasche Sigle, 21 October 2010
  • ‘Streitprävention bei M&A-Transaktionen – Aus der Nachsorge zur Vorsorge’ (Avoiding disputes in M&A transactions – from aftercare to prevention), M&A Roadshow 2010, Leipzig, German Federal Association of Capital Investment Companies / HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management / CMS Hasche Sigle, 15 September 2010
  • ‘Neue Dienstverträge – Was muss, was kann mit Geschäftsführern vereinbart werden?’ (New service contracts – what must and what can be agreed with managing directors?), training course for supervisory boards and managing directors of local authority companies, Leipzig, CMS Hasche Sigle, 11 March 2010
  • ‘Deal points in Europe and fairness opinions’, M&A Lunch, Leipzig, HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management / CMS Hasche Sigle, 26 November 2009
  • ‘Grundzüge des Dienstvertrags- und Mitbestimmungsrechts’ (The fundamental features of the law on service contracts and co-determination), legal training course for specialists in commercial and company law, Leipzig, ARBER-Verlag GmbH, 20 August 2009
  • ‘Mittelbare Unternehmensbeteiligungen’ (Indirect forms of participation), legal training course for specialists in commercial and company law, Leipzig, ARBER-Verlag GmbH, 19 June 2009
  • ‘KG, Kapitalgesellschaft & Co. KG’, legal training course on forms of companies in Germany for specialists in commercial and company law, Leipzig, ARBER-Verlag GmbH, 18 June 2009
  • Workshop on commercial constitutional law and the rights and duties of works councils, Leipzig, Hertel GmbH, 12 January 2009
  • ‘Unternehmensnachfolge – Typische Stolperfallen’ (Corporate succession – typical slip-ups), Leipzig, Deutsche Bank AG, 19 September 2008
  • ‘Outsourcing der Bereiche Zentraleinkauf und Projektmanagement’ (Outsourcing central purchasing and project management), Dresden, GAGFAH / WOBA Dresden GmbH, 4 June 2008
  • ‘Aktuelle Rechtsprechung zum Gesellschaftsrecht’ (Current court rulings on company law), legal training course for specialists in commercial and company law, Leipzig, ARBER-Verlag GmbH, 24 May 2008
  • ‘Mittelbare Unternehmensbeteiligungen’ (Indirect forms of participation), legal training course for specialists in commercial and company law, Leipzig, ARBER-Verlag GmbH, 23 May 2008
  • ‘KG, Kapitalgesellschaft & Co. KG’, legal training course on forms of companies in Germany for specialists in commercial and company law, Leipzig, ARBER-Verlag GmbH, 22 May 2008
  • ‘Aktuelle Rechtsprechung zum Gesellschaftsrecht’ (Current court rulings on company law), legal training course for specialists in commercial and company law, Leipzig, ARBER-Verlag GmbH, 19 May 2007
  • ‘Mittelbare Unternehmensbeteiligungen’ (Indirect forms of participation), legal training course for specialists in commercial and company law, Leipzig, ARBER-Verlag GmbH, 18 May 2007
  • ‘Der Beteiligungsvertrag’ (The participation agreement), Chemnitz, Saxony Equity Capital Forum, 28 March 2007
  • ‘Worauf Sie in der Personalpraxis achten müssen!, Update Arbeitsrecht’ (What to watch out for in day-to-day human resource management – an update on labour law), Leipzig, CMS Hasche Sigle, 6 March 2007
  • ‘Was Arbeitgeber bei Begründung / Auflösung von Arbeitsverträgen gegenwärtig beachten sollten’ (What employers need to watch out for when forming/dissolving employment contracts), Zittau, the Christian Democrat Economic Council / Fit GmbH, 6 March 2007

Languages

    • German
    • English

CONTACT

Eckhart Braun
Königstraße 1
D-01097 Dresden

Eckhart Braun
Merkurhaus
Petersstraße 50
D-04109 Leipzig
Eckhart Braun
ehemaliges Kaufhaus Schocken
Stefan-Heym-Platz 1
D-09111 Chemnitz




Branches

Current articles of Eckhart Braun

NEWS | 24.11.2017

Schriftform­heilungsklausel unwirksam!

Sorry, this entry is only available in German. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language.   Schriftformmängel sind ein sehr großes Risiko beim Abschluss eines langlaufenden gewerblichen Mietvertrags. Mit einer er...

NEWS | 13.03.2017

Weg aus der Teilzeitfalle?

Sorry, this entry is only available in German. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Viele Arbeitnehmer und vermehrt auch Arbeitgeber fühlen sich in der sog. Teilzeitfalle. Hat sich ein Arbeitnehmer – aus welchen Gründen auch immer – für eine (in aller Regel unbefristete)...