JUDGMENT BY THE FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF GERMANY RENDERED IN 2004 IN CASE II ZR 65/03
Subject Matter: Whether a dispute regarding the payment of the initial contribution to a limited liability corporation is arbitrable.
Finding: Disputes concerning the payment of the initial capital share of a limited liability company were arbitrable under previous German Arbitration law. Parties may refer such disputes to arbitration under the new Arbitration Act; the arbitrability test under the new Arbitration Act being whether there is an economic interest at stake.
Parties: Not disclosed Place of Court Proceedings: OLG Schleswig, BGH Karlsruhe, Germany1
Applicable Law: The German Arbitration Act in the version being in force until December 31, 1997, section 1025 subsection 1.
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Parties not disclosed, Judgment by the Federal Supreme Court of Germany rendered in 2004 in case II ZR 65/03
SUBJECT-MATTER: Whether a dispute regarding the payment of the initial contribution to a limited liability corporation is arbitrable.