Newly issued: “Handbuch zur Aktiengesellschaft”

20. March 2017

Vienna, March 2017. Leading lawyers from bpv Hügel Attorneys at Law have played a key role in the newly issued handbook on the stock company (2nd edition, 2017, editor: Gratzl, Hausmaninger, Justich, publisher: LexisNexis). The book deals with all important aspects of the stock company, whereby publishers and authors put special emphasis on practical orientation and relevance.

Advanced training course: Energy Commissioner – Seminar on Energy Efficiency Law (Academy for Law and Taxes)

14. March 2017

In October 2016, after writing her doctoral-thesis on Energy Efficiency Law, Anna Walbert-Satek, attorney-at-law at bpv Hügel Vienna, spoke on that topic in October 2016 as part of the advanced training course “Energy Commissioner” at the Academy for Law and Taxes in Vienna.

Course “Regulatory Law” by Christian F. Schneider at Vienna University during summer term 2017

10. March - 23. June 2017

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.

bpv Hügel nominated as Austrian Tax Firm of the Year for the International Tax Review’s European Tax Awards

1. March 2017

The prestigious European Tax Awards of the International Tax Review’s take place annually and recognise the leading tax professionals around Europe. The firms are judged on key criteria such as size, innovation and complexity of their transactions. After being awarded in 2015 for the work on the BUWOG spin-off with the “European Capital Market Tax Deal of the Year” bpv Hügel is nominated for the “Austrian Tax Firm of the Year” for the third time in a row.

bpv Hügel advises management of BAI Group in its sale by UniCredit Bank Austria to joint venture of SIGNA and investor group.

1. March 2017

The BAI Bauträger Group has EUR 1.7bn real estate investment volume and a 440,000 sqm development portfolio. BAI was sold by UniCredit Bank Austria to a joint venture of SIGNA and investor group. bpv Hügel advised the management of the target in the course of the transaction.

Vienna Juristengespräche – “Big Data – legal challenges ahead”

28. February 2017

bpv Hügel, devoted its 19th Vienna Juristengespräche which took place last Friday to “Big Data and its legal challenges”. High-profile speakers talked about the many opportunities and legal risks Big Data may bring about. Also the legal and economic background as well as several cases have been discussed.

bpv Legal/Tschechien advises on regulatory aspects in the largest acquisition ever in Czech and Slovak healthcare sector

17. February 2017

bpv BRAUN PARTNERS has advised Unilabs, a leading provider of clinical laboratory testing in Europe, controlled by APAX Partners LLP, in the successful acquisition of laboratories in Czech Republic and Slovakia, from Alpha Medical Group (in the Czech Republic: Aeskulap), the No. 1 provider of laboratory diagnostics in Eastern Europe.

bpv Hügel consults Vienna Airport at indemnity from public procurement law

30. January 2017

The European Commission exempts Austrian airports at provisions in freight traffic from announcement according to public procurement law. bpv Hügel is pleased with this success.

Newly published: “Der Beteiligungsvertrag – Venture-Capital-Finanzierung” (“The investment contract – venture capital financing”)

11. January 2017

Dr. Elke Napokoj LL.M. And Dr. Michaela Pelinka LL.M., partners of bpv Hügel Rechtsanwälte in Vienna, have published the rights, obligations and opportunities of venture capital financing in the publication series “Vertragsrecht | Vertragsgestaltung” (“Contract Law | Contract Drafting”) in Linde Verlag on 200 pages, published by Armin Kammel and Gerhard Schummer. An investment with venture capital in companies entails many opportunities but also some risks.

Seminar on the Delivery of Official Documents Act – hidden obstacles, traps and snags

8. November 2016

On 8 November, Christian F. Schneider, partner at bpv Hügel Vienna, and Anna Walbert-Satek, attorney-at-law at bpv Hügel Vienna, hold a training on the law of delivery of official documents for the Austrian Association of Leading Municipal Officials, dealing with the hidden obstacles, traps and snags related to that field of law.