No more appeals against Suhrkamp restructure

German literary powerhouse Suhrkamp and its publisher Ulla Unseld-Berkéwic who also owns 61% of the company, have been handed an early Christmas gift by the three judges of the Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe. By dismissing an injunction by minority owner Hans Barlach they have allowed a restructuring plan for Suhrkamp to finally go ahead. Barlach and Unseld-Berkéwicz have been engaged in a power struggle over control of one of Germany's leading literary publisher since 2008. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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