Ten Years of AGG – An Assessment - McDermott Will & Emery

Ten Years of AGG – An Assessment



Paul Melot de Beauregard wrote this bylined article assessing Germany’s General Equal Treatment Act (AGG) a decade after its passage. “Ten years later, a first interim balance can be drawn with regard to the sense and nonsense of the AGG as social reality,” he wrote. “It is clear that all must continue to live with the fact that protection against discrimination is at the top of the agenda for both the German and the European legislatures.”