The Legal 500 & The In-House Lawyer Comparative Legal Guide for Merger Control in Austria

9 October 2019

This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to merger control laws and regulations that may occur in Austria. It will cover jurisdictional thresholds, the substantive test, process, remedies, penalties, appeals as well as the author’s view on planned future reforms of the merger control regime.

Austrian Supreme Court permits assignment of rescission claims in the event of insolvency

8 October 2019

For the first time the Austrian Supreme Court permitted the assignment of rescission claims and thus opposed the legal opinion of the two lower instances as well as the predominant opinion of the doctrine.

Meet our Real Estate Partners at the Expo Real in Munich

7 October - 9 October 2019

Our two Real Estate specialists, Michaela Pelinka and Dominik Geyer, Partners at bpv Huegel, will participate at the upcoming Expo Real, the International Trade Fair for Property and Investment in Munich.

Related Party Transactions – Updates for the Supervisory Board

2 October 2019

Transactions concluded with related companies or persons require the approval of the Supervisory Board above a certain threshold value and publication in accordance with a further threshold value…

Heads up: EBA guidelines on outsourcing enter into force on 30 September 2019

27. September 2019

The Guidelines on Outsourcing (EBA/GL/2019/02) issued by the European Banking Authority (EBA) on 25 February 2019 enter into force on 30 September 2019. In addition to credit institutions – to which the CEBS guidelines on outsourcing previously already applied – investment firms, payment institutions and e-money institutions are also addressed by the guidelines.

Penalties of millions for missing wage documents violate EU law – an ECJ decision

26 September 2019

The ECJ has ruled that high administrative sanctions based on the principle of cumulation can constitute a violation of the freedom to provide services and thus violate EU law.

Top Juve rankings in core competencies

26 September 2019

Juve rankings – being top ranked in all our core competencies

Tax-Partners “Highly Regarded” in International Tax Review’s Tax Controversy Leaders Guide

24 September 2019

Congratulations to our Partners Gerald Schachner (Head of Tax) and Kornelia Wittmann for being ranked again as “highly regarded” in this year’s edition of International Tax Review’s Tax Controversy Leaders Guide.   Information: Tax Controversy Leaders Guide from World Tax

Hospital law – a challenge for the preparation of successful applications

24 September 2019

Der Experte im öffentlichen Wirtschaftsrecht Priv.-Doz. DDr. Christian F. Schneider befasst sich in seiner neuesten Publikation mit den Anforderungen des Krankenanstaltenrechts und der Ausarbeitung erfolgreicher Anträge für die Gründung von Krankenanstalten.

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.