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Germany has a civil law system based on a comprehensive compendium of statutes. The jurisdiction separates between private and public law. While particular state law is often applicable in public law, private law is based on a uniform legal framework.
Both German consumer protection law and German data protection laws are generally considered to be quite strict and complex. With the consumer rights directive the differences to other member states of the EU have decreased.
We have compiled a series of tables within the full passport containing some of the key legislation to consider before you begin trading in the Germany. Topic areas covered include: