On October 2017, 12 and 13 the RuSt (Annual Forum for Law and Taxes) in Rust, Austria, is for the twenty first time the fixed date for lawyers and tax experts. bpv Hügel is pleased to welcome you at the annual forum RuSt, under the professional supervision of Prof. Hanns F. Hügel.

Vienna / Mödling, 12 October 2017. For twenty first years, leading lawyers and tax experts meet and network at the "RuSt in Rust" every year. This year's Annual Law and Tax Forum will be held on 12 and 13 October. Lawyers of bpv Hügel present the current topics "legal protection in tax matters" and “liability risks from knowledge attribution in case of corporate acquisitions " as well as the "Update on Corporate and Capital Market Developments".

Update corporate and capital market law

Hanns F. Hügel, Partner at bpv Hügel, is the founder and since the beginning the overall professional supervisor of the conference. Almost "legendary" are his "Update on Corporate and Capital Market Developments" together with Susanne Kalss, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, and Stefan Weber, Weber & Co, as well as his led on the closing session panel discussion this year on "Google Tax - Digital Economy and Profit Shifting".

Legal protection in tax matters

The pace of the tax authority is becoming noticeably aggravated. Thus "disputed" tax procedures starting with an external audit up to filings of legal means with the high courts gain even more importance. Kornelia Wittmann, lawyer and tax consultant at bpv Hügel, together with Peter Unger, judge and member of the executive committee of the Federal Fiscal Court report on "legal protection in tax matters".

Liability risks from knowledge attribution in case of corporate acquisitions

The liability of the seller is a key question in M&A transactions. The lecture by Elke Napokoj, partner at bpv Hügel, together with Christof-Ulrich Goldschmidt, partner at the international law firm Clifford Chance, Frankfurt, deals with the topic "liability risks from knowledge attribution in case of corporate acquisitions".

"Google Tax - Digital Economy and Profit Shifting"

The closing session panel discussion this year addresses "Google Tax - Digital Economy and Profit Shifting" with Wilhelm Haarmann, partner at the international law firm Linklaters LLP, Frankfurt, Sabine Kirchmayr, University of Vienna/LeitnerLeitner, Gunter Mayr, Federal Ministry of Finance, Alfred Heiter, Federation of the Austrian Industry, will discuss led by Hanns F. Hügel.