News Archive

    News Archive 2019

++ December 2: It wasn't me – the burden of proof in filesharing issues. Article by Attorney Till Heinrich ++

++ November 29: The new law on the immigration of skilled workers – advanced training with vpmk attorney Christoph von Planta in Munich ++

++ November 8: New German Immigration Act for skilled workers (Fachkräfteeinwanderungsgesetz) and it’s benefits for enterprises - lecture by attorney Stephanie Dufner on 03. December 2019 at the IHK Stuttgart ++

++ October 25: Berlin Rent-Cap: vpmk-summary about Berlin’s Rent-Cap plans – with Q&A ++

++ October 4: Head of our immigration department Elina Udkovskaa is IHK-certified Business Founding Advisor. Congratulations! ++

++ May 10: Sustainable data protection management – Publication by Till Heinrich in the industry magazine FOODTEC ++

++ April 12: Data protection as an opportunity - Article by Till Heinrich in the current issue of the trade magazine "Prozesstechnik" ++

++ March 29: Actual Article by vpmk partner Christoph von Planta on the actual and expected further comprehensive changes to the regulations of educational migration in the German Residence Act ++

++ March 7: Brexit and Immigration Law – consequences for British citizens, their families and employers ++

++ February 22: Christoph von Planta is Co-Author of "Immigration Law in consultancy practice" ++

++ February 15: (Hard) Brexit – what next?? Christoph von Planta`s speech at Deutscher Anwalt Verein on February 13 has presented the case scenario of “Hard Brexit” with regard to residence regulations for British citizens ++

++ February 1: New minimum gross annual salary threshold for the EU Blue Card 2019 ++

    News Archive 2018

October 19th: Till Heinrich certified as data protection specialist by DEKRA

May 4th: The new EU General Data Protection Regulation will enter into force on 25.05.2018

March 9th: vpmk corporate team with new focus on Trademark and IP Rights

++ vpmk attorneys wishes a Happy Chinese New Year – "Year of the Dog" ++

January 19th: vpmk statistics 2017 – over 500 mandates in business and labor migration, more than 100 obtained a Blue Card EU

January 5th: New minimum gross annual salary threshold for the EU Blue Card 2018

    News Archive 2017

October 13th: Article by Christoph von Planta on new regulations in the area of migration for purpose of studies in: ANA-ZAR No 4, 2017

June 16th: Seminar "Freelancers and self-employed persons in immigration and corporate law" with Christoph von Planta and Andreas Dippe on 11 November 2017

June 16th: Seminar "Employees and the German Business Immigration Law" with Christoph von Planta on 10 November 2017

May 24th: Berlin Rent Index 2017 was published on 19 May 2017

May 11th: Berlin is the start up capital of Europe with one starting every 20 minutes

February 9th: Official opening event for vpmk office in Stuttgart

February 3rd: US Visa requirements make Germany increasingly interesting for Indian skilled workers

February 3rd: US government has banned the entry for selected nationalities

January 4th: vpmk lawyer Christoph von Planta is a bar certified specialist for immigration law

January 4th: vpmk office in Stuttgart

January 4th: New minimum gross annual salary threshold for the EU Blue Card 2017

    News Archive 2016

23rd November: Stephanie Dufner opens new vpmk location in Stuttgart in January 2017

November: Attorney Stephanie Dufner is the author of the eBroschure "Employment Migration – The employment of foreign workers"

10th November: After Brexit: Establishment of German Citizenship and Naturalization

Our familiy law blog is online!

26th October: Attorney Lars Kroidl, LL.M., on Middle East expert panel for real estate investments in Germany

9th October: Christoph von Planta will be a lecturer on the subject of labor market and business migration

The Foreigners’ Registration Office will be located at a new address as of the 4th July 2016

June: article by Michael Brunner about the proper handling of confirmations of receipt in Berliner Anwaltsblatt Issue 6/2016

The new certification as a specialist for migration law was established

Lars Kroidl and Christoph von Planta publish the chapter on “Germany” in: Dennis Campbell (gen. ed.) “International Immigration and Nationality Law”, 2nd edition 2016

Professionals should be allowed to immigrate to Germany by scoring – trial run for immigration law in Baden-Württemberg

April 23: Christoph von Planta is a speaker at the workshop „Labour migration and corporate law“

March: Christoph von Planta is a lecturer involved in training specialist lawyers for immigration law 2016 at the German Lawyers’ Academy

January: New Article by vpmk attorney Christoph von Planta on the facilitation of the labour market integration of refugees is published

Attorney Stephanie Dufner is partner at vpmk attorneys since January 1, 2016

New assessment threshold (minimum salary) for Blue Card 2016

    News Archive 2015

November 1: Access to the German labour market for citizens of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia facilitated

September 23: Christoph von Planta participated as a speaker in the area of labour migration at the DAV expert workshop

September: Michael Brunner appointed as a representative at the vocational training committee of the Bar Association Berlin

June: Groove on the waiting room

April: Minimum wage for internships – its impact on the translation industry

2015: New assessment threshold (minimum salary) for Blue Card

    News Archive 2014

Berliner Zeitung: According to the "Allensbach Institute" the Real Estate Prices in Berlin are rising rapidly

Worth reading: in an open letter to Federal Minister of Justice Maas, lawyers denounce special laws against refugees

In his new article vpmk lawyer Christoph v. Planta promotes the introduction of the figure of the lawyer specialized in Migration Law

New Annual Report on Real Estate Market

Blue Card Germany: New Residence Permit for Foreign Professionals

Employment ordinance came into force

    News Archive 2013

vpmk lawyer Christoph von Planta interviewed by "The Local"

Vacational training in Germany: Support Programme

Faciliated Immigration: List of shortage Occupations

Federal Council approves new Employment Regulation against the Shortage of Qualified Personnel in Training Occupations

OECD report: Germany offers the best conditions to immigrants

Blue Card Germany: New Residence Permit for Foreign Professionals

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