International Trade

International trade is a key aspect of many businesses’ development. With the rise of globalisation, a thorough knowledge of the law on international commerce has become indispensable. Germany is party to several international treaties which means legal certainty is assured when trading internationally with German businesses or when trading as a German business with international partners.

Obtaining legal advice before entering an international transaction can save time and money should a dispute subsequently arise as to the parties’ rights and duties. Here you can find an overview of the legal aspects to consider when conducting international business.

 

INTERNATIONAL SALE OF GOODS

Legal certainty in international sale of goods transactions

Deciding which legal provisions should apply to international sale of goods transactions can save time and money. The lawyers at WILDE BEUGER SOLMECKE can help your business assess the advantages of German domestic provisions and international rules on the sale of goods.

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INCOTERMS

Standardised definitions for international commercial transactions

The Incoterms can offer a framework for international goods transactions, including defining aspects such as packaging obligations, time of delivery and the transfer of risk. The lawyers at WBS can help you decide whether to adopt Incoterms for your international transaction.

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EXPORTING FROM GERMANY

Exporting from Germany to help your business grow

A strong export market and central European location make Germany perfect for trading internationally. WBS can help you master the export market.

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EXPORTING TO GERMANY

Take advantage of the Single European Market by exporting to Germany

With a central European location, Germany is a gateway to the European Union. WBS can help you when exporting to Germany.

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GERMAN TRADE WITH CHINA

Take advantage of rising bilateral trade between Germany and China

German trade with China is on the rise. Our lawyers can help your German business trade with China or your Chinese business enter the German market

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GERMAN TRADE WITH INDIA

Benefit from booming bilateral trade between Germany and India

Bilateral trade between Germany and India is booming. Contact our lawyers for assistance with trading with India or entering the German market.

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GERMAN TRADE WITH USA

Exploit the potential of trading internationally with the USA or Germany

Germany and the USA are two of the world’s top trading nations. Our German lawyers can help your business grow through trade with the USA or US businesses enter the German market.

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Christian Solmecke is a partner at the law firm WILDE BEUGER SOLMECKE. He is the author of numerous legal publications in the area of internet and IT law. He is also an associate lecturer for social media law at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences.

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