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.

Previous Events

Seminar: Correct Behaviour at Dawn Raids

27 June 2019

Gerhard Fussenegger works as a partner for bpv Huegel in Brussels and Vienna. He advises on European and Austrian antitrust and merger control law, European law and distribution law. On June 27, 2019, Gerhard Fussenegger will give a lecture at the ARS seminar centre on the topic: How to respond to a dawn raid! Click here […]

Dos and Don’ts for the location surcharge

13 June 2019

The 32nd bpv Huegel-Breakfast Briefing dealt with the location surcharge for indicative rent.

„For your eyes only“ – the protection of trade secrets in companies

21 May 2019

Presentation by Dr. Sonja Dürager at the symposium of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce “For your eyes only” – the protection of trade secrets in companies

9th Energy Law Day Lecture “Recent case law regarding energy” in Graz

16. May 2019

Lecture “Recent case law regarding energy” by our partner Priv.-Doz. DDr. Christian F. Schneider on the occasion of the 9th Energy Law Day in Graz at Graz University.

“Antitrust Law 2.0” – Challenges in Digital Change

13. May 2019

The 31st bpv Huegel-Breakfast Briefing dealt with current antitrust challenges for companies in the digital context.

Gerald Schachner, partner at bpv Huegel, talks career opportunities in tax law at WU panel discussion

6. May 2019

First-hand information from representatives of leading law firms at the panel discussion: On 6 May 2019 Gerald Schachner, head of bpv Huegel’s tax law practice, will be a member of the guest panel at the “career talk” on the opportunities for a career in tax law.

Upcoming seminars and lectures on tenancy and residential law by Ingmar Etzersdorfer

1. April 2019

On 1 April 2019 Ingmar Etzersdorfer will at the Innsbrucker Wohnrechtlicher Dialog (IWD), a series of lectures at the Faculty of Law of the University of Innsbruck, about the influence of German tenancy law on recent decisions of the Austrian Supreme Court and doctrine in Austria. On 9 April 2019 he will discuss topics around contracts based on the MRG (Austrian Tenancy Act) at the Akademie für Recht, Steuern und Wirtschaft (ARS) and on 11 April 2019 on modification rights according to the Austrian Civil Code (ABGB), Austrian Tenancy Act (MRG) and Austrian Condominium Act (WEG) at the Wohnen Plus Academy, both seminars will take place in Vienna.

“Say on pay” – Additional transparency on executive remuneration

28 March 2019

The expert audience at bpv Huegel’s 30th Breakfast Briefing discussed the upcoming right of shareholders to vote on the remuneration policy, following Christoph Nauer’s and Daniel Reiter’s joint presentation of the new EU Directive.

Tenancy and residential law – upcoming seminar by Ingmar Etzersdorfer

20. March 2019

At a real estate conference on 20 March 2019, Ingmar Etzersdorfer, Attorney at Law at bpv Huegel, will give an overview on similarities and material differences related to maintenance obligations and improvements under the Austrian Tenancy Act (MRG), Austrian Condominium Act (WEG) and Cooperative Act (WGG).

Antitrust Law 2019 – What you need to know about the barriers and possibilities of antitrust law

19. March - 20. March 2019

The antitrust laws draw limits in many areas – but they also create opportunities. Knowing these is crucial in order to choose the right forms in practice and to avoid antitrust violations. Otherwise, not only high fines but also claims for damages by private plaintiffs may be the consequence.

Course “Regulatory Law” by Christian F. Schneider at Vienna University during summer term 2019

08. March - 21. June 2019

The course takes place, in the period indicated above, every Friday in lecture room SEM62 of the Law Faculty of the University of Vienna, Juridicum, Schottenbastei 10-16, 1010 Vienna.

20th Wiener Juristengespraeche – Opportunities and Risks of Artificial Intelligence

6. March 2019

bpv Huegel welcomed 120 participants to an international symposium at the STRABAG Kunstforum. The symposium was dedicated to the topic of legal opportunities and risks of artificial intelligence with the goal of merging legal issues and technical understanding.

Conference “Planning in Infrastructure Law”

7. March 2019

Our partner Priv.-Doz. DDr. Christian F. Schneider will present on 7.3.2019 at the conference “Planning in infrastructure law” at the Juridicum of the University of Vienna on the topic “Planning in heavy current law”.

20th Wiener Juristengespräche – Risks and Opportunities of Artificial Intelligence

1. March 2019

Will there be a paradigm shift in the legal and commercial world?
In the race for new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things and Blockchains, new legal and commercial challenges but also chances for economic growth through automatization are arising.

Seminar Stock Corporations: “Update on Voting Guidelines International Proxy Advisors” – presented by Christoph Nauer

27. February 2019

Christoph Nauer, corporate and capital markets partner at bpv Huegel, reports on 27 February 2019 on “Election and resolution proposals – Update on Voting Guidelines of International Proxy Advisors” at the seminar Stock Corporations-General Meeting (Business Circle seminar series 2019).

University Course on Information Law and Legal Information at the University of Vienna

18. January - 19. January 2019

Priv.-Doz. DDr. Christian F. Schneider, Partner at bpv Hügel, is Lecturer for Regulatory Law at the University of Vienna and held a course on telecommunications law on 18-19 January 2019.

Breakfast Briefing: M&A – processes augmented by Artificial Intelligence

29. November 2018

Case study with Peter Wallqvist, VP of Strategy – iManage, London. The role A.I. plays in M&A  transactions for information processing (preparation and conduct of due diligence from sell side and buy side perspective).

Lecture: Michaela Pelinka as speaker at the AIJA Conference Brussels 2018

29. August 2018

AIJA is the International Association of Young Lawyers and organizer of the 56th Congress, which will take place this year from 28 August – 01 September 2018 in Brussels. Dr. Michaela Pelinka, National Representative AIJA, will lead the workshop “Brick and Mortar Stores: Where distribution agreements meet local lease law”. Further information can be found […]

High-level conference for M&A professionals – lecture from Thomas Lettau. bpv Hügel, on “Key points” and pitfalls in M&A contracts

16. May 2018

Thomas Lettau, Corporate/M&A-Partner at bpv Hügel, reports on “Key points” and pitfalls in M&A contracts in the Business Circle seminar series “M&A – Legal & Tax Optimization” taking place on 16 May 2018.

Course “Regulatory Law” by Christian F. Schneider at Vienna University during summer term 2018

09 March - 22 June 2018

The course takes place, in the period indicated above, every Friday in lecture room 62 of the Law Faculty of the University of Vienna, Juridicum, Schottenbastei 10-16, 1010 Vienna.

Seminar shareholders’ meetings of stock corporations: Capital issuances with exclusion of subscription rights – presented by Christoph Nauer, bpv Hügel

20. February 2018

Christoph Nauer, corporate and capital markets partner at bpv Hügel reports on capital issuances with exclusion of subscription rights at the seminar shareholders’ meetings of stock corporations on 20 February 2018 (Business Circle seminar series capital markets law 2018). Capital issuance with exclusion of subscription rights and the required shareholders’ resolutions are a sensitive topic and practically very relevant for listed companies. For listed companies in particular with a widespread shareholder base (free-float) the voting policies of proxy advisors have to be taken into consideration.