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Kerres Partners
The Austrian Act on the Registry of Beneficial Owners constitutes the legal basis for the implementation of the registry of the beneficial owners of legal entities and trusts in Austria.
CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
At first glance, it is hard to believe and to understand the claim of enthusiasts that Blockchain technology is supposed to be comparable with the spread of the internet in the 90s.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
In the second half of 2017 both Austria and Germany introduced transaction value based thresholds as alternatives to purely turnover based thresholds that trigger the obligation to obtain merger control approval.
Knoetzl
The recent announcement that the immunity of FPÖ politician Christian Leyroutz has been suspended shows that neither politicians nor lawyers or even politicians who are lawyers are protected from prosecution.
Knoetzl
Director's liability is a recurring issue in both the Austrian and German courts. One reason is that, when a company goes into bankruptcy, its receivers and creditors tend to look for alternative sources of funds...
Knoetzl
Kritiker der Frauenquote warnen vor einer Flucht von der Börse und anderen Ausweichmanövern. Doch betroffen sind weniger als 100 Großunternehmen.
Knoetzl
With reference to our KNOETZL alert of January 19, 2017, we are again reminded that, whenever violations of criminal laws and internal compliance regulations by executives and directors of the company come to light ...
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OEG
Transposing the 4th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive, the Act Establishing a Register of Beneficial Ownership (WiEReG) enters into force on 15 January 2018.
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OEG
The revised Arbitration Rules of the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris (ICC) became effective on 1 March 2017.
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OEG
The amendment to the anti-trust law, which entered into force on 1 May 2017, also contains a new consideration test. From now on, it must be taken in account during mergers.
Oblin Melichar
Austria is a civil law country; thus, laws are codified into collections. Civil procedural rules are contained in various acts such as:
CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
So far, the World Cup 2018 has been full of surprises.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
More than four years after the entry into force of the new EU Public Procurement Directive (2014/24/EU), more than two years after the deadline for transposition and more than one year...
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OEG
Same as almost every year, January brought numerous changes in employment law. Some of the new rules will apply to all-in contracts, starting on 1 January 2016.
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 ...
CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Modern information technology, intelligent algorithms and production robots are strongly influencing the working world in the 21st century.
CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
At the European Cup Final at the Heysel Stadium in Brussels in May 1985, 39 people were killed and hundreds injured during violent confrontations between English Liverpool football fans...
CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
For your average fan, football and alcohol go very well together – clearly the opinion of many attending the World Cup 2018. Jan Gebauer and Marija Mušec of CMS Croatia ...
Kerres Partners
Recently, Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker have appeared on the media and declared joyfully that they had agreed on the first principles of Great Britain leaving the European Union.
Knoetzl
Together with a UK and US lawyers and a Delaware Supreme Court judge, KNOETZL's Katrin Hanschitz explored "Trends in Merger and Acquisition Law and Practice: The Interrelationship between Stockholder Voting and Director Duties" ...
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Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
In its decision C-210/16 of 5 June 2018, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on a dispute between a German academic institution and a German data protection authority.
Wolf Theiss
Important news in the data privacy field after the Article 29 Working Party Plenary held in October 2017: the drafts of two new guidelines were finalized and a final form of a third one was adopted.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
It seems not only companies but also many Member States were so busy preparing for the GDPR that they lost sight of the Trade Secrets Directive that should have been transposed into national laws by June 9.
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 ...
CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Modern information technology, intelligent algorithms and production robots are strongly influencing the working world in the 21st century.
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OEG
After the Austrian Federal Cartel Authority (FCA) had some busy years in doing ear-ly morning calls ("dawn raids") in various industries, including big retailers, parts of the building industry ...
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
In our series, we will explore various tools which serve to improve the efficiency of any given arbitration and so achieve a favourable outcome without wasting resources.
CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
At first glance, it is hard to believe and to understand the claim of enthusiasts that Blockchain technology is supposed to be comparable with the spread of the internet in the 90s.
CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
The Austrian parliament recently adopted the government bill for the new Insurance Distribution Act Amending Act 2018 [Versicherungsvertriebsrechts-Änderungsgesetz 2018] ...
CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Among other measures designed to combat money laundering and terrorist financing, the 4th Money Laundering Directive requires the EU member states to set up registers
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OEG
The Austrian law (Cartel Act Sec 17) seems clear in that a merger needing notifica-tion may only be "implemented" after clearance, i.e. the Official Parties have waived their right to move for a full investigation ...
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OEG
On 25 January 2018, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) at least resolved the question of jurisdiction.
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