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Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The amendment of the Austrian Law on the Ultimate Beneficial Owners Register (Wirtschaftliche Eigentümer Registergesetz) ...
GRATA International
Despite the fact that the political situation in Austria, in comparison with other countries of the Western world, is considered more favorable towards Russia,
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Directive 2011/83/EU of 25 October 2011 on consumer rights and the Fern- und Auswärtsgeschäfte-Gesetz impose many information obligations on traders before the consumer is bound by a distance or off-premises contract, ...
KNOETZL HAUGENEDER NETAL Rechtsanwaelte GmbH
In a high-profile case of global interest, the Austrian Constitutional Court ruled on the Squeeze Out Act (the "Act") that was introduced in 2006.
CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Can there be too much transparency regarding beneficial owners of companies, other legal persons or trusts? This interesting question was discussed at the CMS Business Breakfast in early March ...
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The disclosure of beneficial owners has come to the fore with the EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive requiring EU member states to adapt their national legal provisions in respect of corporate and legal entities.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Městský soud v Praze zastavil počátkem února 2017 trestní stí- hání proti společnosti AGROTEC a.s., podezřelé ze spáchání trestného činu v sou- vislosti s veřejnými zakázkami.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The Austrian Federal Government agreed in its 2013-2018 work programme, on the implementation of a nationwide ban on speculative financial transactions for the Federation, the Austrian Federal States, Austrian Municipalities, and other public bodies.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The fight against corruption has intensified over the past few years in Austria, highlighting the importance of corporate compliance.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
In our Legal Insights edition of 9 March 2015, we already adressed the recent decision issued by the District Court of Munich No I in Germany on the liability of directors for inadequate compliance organizations.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The fight against corruption has intensified over the past few years, causing the issue of corporate compliance to become ever more important.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The Austrian Supreme Court considered the validity of the payment of a cash consideration to a public LLC in the course of an increase of its stated capital.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
A compliance officer (CO) is liable for criminal conduct within the company if the CO can be charged with dereliction of duties.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
On 31 January 2012, the Financial Market Authority (FMA) amended the compliance regulation (Amendment to the Emittenten-Compliance-Verordnung 2007, ECV 2007) introducing the concept of „compliance-relevant information".
Binder Grösswang Rechtsanwälte OEG
The plaintiff in Case 1 Ob 38/03z -a banking corporation under Egyptian law with a Jordanian branch (the issuing bank)- has a long-standing business relationship with a Jordanian company. This Jordanian company ordered sanitary equipment from an Austrian company.
Binder Grösswang Rechtsanwälte OEG
Austrian law expressly recognises and protects a bank's duty of confidentiality (sometimes referred to as 'bank secrecy') with respect to information received by or relating to its customers. This duty is primarily governed by s 38(1) to (4) (scope and exceptions) and s 101 (criminal liability) of the Banking Act (BWG) and supplemented by several provisions of a procedural nature such as the Revenues Penal Code and the Criminal Procedure Code.
AIM Software
A study of 1,700+ banks from 63 countries, conducted by AIM Software, the Vienna University of Economics and sponsored by Reuters, has revealed that improving data quality is regarded as a key issue for risk management - and that regulatory requirements including Basel II and Sarbanes-Oxley are driving substantial investments in IT.
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