57 Contingent Liabilities
Contingent liabilities exist for cases in which Vonovia SE and its subsidiaries give guarantees to various contractual counterparts. The terms are in many cases limited to an agreed time. In some cases, the term is unlimited.
Contingent liabilities of Vonovia are as follows:
Contingent liabilities of Vonovia
in € million
Dec. 31, 2020
Dec. 31, 2021
Guarantees in connection with Development
Rent surety bonds
Vonovia is involved in a number of legal disputes resulting from normal business activities. In particular, these involve disputes under the law of tenancy and sales disputes and, in individual cases, company law disputes (mainly following squeeze-out processes). None of the legal disputes, taken in isolation, will have any material effects on the net assets, financial position or results of operations of Vonovia.