The German Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof) has confirmed and adjusted its jurisprudence concerning the statutory written form requirement for rental and lease agreements:

  • What Does the Written Form Requirement Stipulate?
  • Why is There a Written Form Requirement?
  • What is the Consequence in the Case of Any Breaches Against the Written Form Requirement?
  • What Needs to Be Observed With Regard to the Signatures of the Contracting Parties?
  • What Needs to Be Considered in the Case of Addendums and Annexes?
  • How Can the Contractual Parties be Changed in Line with the Written Form Requirement?
  • Fundamental Limits of the Written Form Requirement


Update German Real Estate Law 08_2015


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