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Dr. Nadine Kramer

Dr. Nadine Kramer is a special counsel in Covington’s labor and employment law and executive compensation and employee benefits department. She has many years of experience in advising on labor law aspects with respect to M&A transactions, complex HR topics and reorganizations, especially with a focus on negotiations with works councils, and a corresponding networking within the law firm as well. Furthermore, she has a great experience in drafting of social plans, evaluating of pension liabilities and managing labor law-related proceedings, especially with regard to wrongful termination litigations at all levels of seniority and management participation programs.

A.    Starting point in Germany

Why is the classification of employees relevant? In Germany, this has considerable consequences: These range from the applicability of employee protection standards (the classic: protection against dismissal) to potential criminal law consequences for the client who turns out to be the employer and has not paid social security contributions. Compliance

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