Meet us in Rust at the RuSt 2019

17 October - 18 October 2019

Annual conference for law and taxes (Business Circle). The organisation of the work stream for capital markets law is led by Christoph Nauer. Workshop on M&A litigation by Thomas Lettau and “Update Corporate and Capital Markets Law” with Christoph Nauer.

Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA) 10th Annual Business Law Forum

20 September 2019

bpv Huegel has the pleasure in co-organising and sponsoring the UIA 10th Annual Business Law Forum about “E-commerce & Platform Businesses: Latest Legal Trends and Corporate & Manager Liability” in Vienna on September 20-21, 2019.

bpv Huegel advised AnaCap on the sale of the FinTech company heidelpay Group to KKR

8 August 2019

bpv Huegel advised AnaCap Financial Partners on the sale of its majority shareholding in heidelpay Group with respect to the Austrian subsidiary, the payment service provider mPAY24 GmbH.

Recent changes in Austrian labour law

8 August 2019

News from Austrian labour law from our Lawyer Walter Niedermüller and our Associate Philipp Bertsch (in German)

European Competition Developments, Issue 2 (August 2019)

6 August 2019

It is true that the competition never sleeps: For an overview of current events in competition policy and enforcement in the EU, check out our second issue of European Competition Developments for the latest on current events in competition policy and enforcement in Europe put together by our counsel Kajetan Rozga and our associate Magdalena Nowak.

LEXOLOGY Getting the Deal Through: Shareholder Activism & Engagement

5. August 2019

Find the full Guide on Shareholder Activism & Engagement on the LEXOLOGY Getting the Deal Through Website. Here you can find the Austrian Chapter.    GENERAL Primary sources 1 | What are the primary sources of laws and regulations relating to shareholder activism and engagement? Who makes and enforces them? The main source of law […]

Whistleblowing protections in the CEE and the impact of the recent EC directive

1 August 2019

In this article, we look at what the EC’s directive might mean for whistleblowers and their employers within the context of the current patchwork of regulations in several CEE jurisdictions.

bpv Legal | Czech Republic advises ANTARIS SOLAR GROUP on the sale of its photovoltaic power plants

24 July 2019

As of this week the bpv BRAUN PARTNERS energy team can add another successful transaction to its track record, having provided legal advice to the German ANTARIS group on the sale of two photovoltaic power plants with a total installed capacity of 4.2 MW to a German investment group.

Insults on the Internet – Facebook as guardian of law and order?

10 July 2019

Insults on the Internet – Facebook as guardian of law and order? Our Partner Sonja Dürager, specialised amongst others in IT-law, trademark, copyright, data protection, and unfair competition, wrote an article in German about this controversial topic: http://bit.ly/2JANhAC

Navigating Austria’s Transaction Value Merger Filing Threshold

3 July 2019

The recent addition of a transaction value threshold warrants closer scrutiny of merger filings in Austria, but it need not cause a rush to file every deal that appears to meet its requirements on paper. In this article, Florian Neumayr and Kajetan Rozga talk about how to hit the sweet spot of avoiding a needless filing while being discerning enough not to trigger a costly failure-to-file proceeding. The lessons learned may prove useful not only in navigating Austrian merger control but also in informing the broader debates over whether to implement similar thresholds in other jurisdictions such as the EC.