LEXOLOGY Getting the Deal Through: Shareholder Activism & Engagement 2020

07 July 2020

Guide on Shareholder Activism & Engagement: bpv Huegel partner Christoph Nauer, Daniel Reiter (attorney at law) and Barbara Valente (associate), contributed the Austrian Chapter in the 2020 edition of Lexology Getting the Deal Through.

bpv Hügel wird als „Kanzlei des Jahres Österreich“ in Kartell- und Wettbewerbsrecht ausgezeichnet

29 June 2020

bpv Hügel kann sich über eine Reihe von Auszeichnungen im Best Lawyer/Handelsblatt-Ranking freuen. Top Bewertungen von Partnern, die zu den besten Anwälten 2020 zählen.

Chambers Tax Controversy 2020 Guide: Austrian Chapter written by bpv Huegel Tax-Team

24 June 2020

bpv Huegel’s tax team has contributed to the Chambers and Partners Tax Controversy 2020 Guide again.

bpv Huegel advised Raiffeisen Informatik on another successful placement of SoftwareONE shares

22 June 2020

bpv Huegel advised Raiffeisen Informatik on further sale of shares in SoftwareONE Holding AG placed in an over-night accelerated bookbuilding process (ABB). The shareholders KKR, Raiffeisen Informatik and the heirs of Patrick Winter sold a total of 17,000,000 shares corresponding to approx. 11% of the SoftwareONE share capital, at a price of CHF 22.50 per share for total proceeds of approximately CHF 380 million.

Level Europe GmbH applies for insolvency with bpv Huegel

22 June 2020

Level Europe GmbH, Austrian low-cost airline, filed for the opening of insolvency proceedings at the Regional Court of Korneuburg last Friday. bpv Huegel advises Level Europe as debtor representative.

bpv Huegel advised dogado on the merger with easyname, the second largest hosting provider in Austria

8 June 2020

dogado GmbH, eine Tochtergesellschaft von European Directories, ein Portfoliounternehmen von Triton, hat easyname GmbH erworben.

Guide on Remuneration Policy – Say-on-Pay on Executive Remuneration in Austria

28 May 2020

Say-on-pay put a spotlight on executive remuneration of listed companies. The Guide shall support the members of the supervisory board and the members of a remuneration committee to comply with their duties imposed upon them.

Webinar | The Latest on Competition Law in the COVID-19 Context

28 May 2020

On 28 May 2020, our partner Christian F. Schneider will speak on the Competition law related UIA webinar about State aid implications of COVID-19.

Webinar | Four weeks experience with the virtual shareholders’ meeting – first experiences

27 May 2020

Christoph Nauer, corporate and capital markets partner at bpv Huegel, together with notary Rupert Brix and Andreas Böcskör, Investor Relations at Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG, present “Four weeks of experience with virtual shareholders’ meeting” at the Business Circle Webinar on 27 May 2020.

COVID-19 Legal Update: Court proceedings via video conference

25 May 2020

According to the previous “Corona legal situation”, oral hearings were only to be held if, after careful consideration of all circumstances, the continuation of the proceedings appeared to be urgently necessary and the public interest in preventing the dissemination of COVID-19 did not prevail. Furthermore, restrictions apply to the operation of the court. In order to avoid a backlog of negotiations, the possibility of holding hearings via video conference has now been established: