Interview in the International Tax Review: Implementation of Interest Barrier in Austria

14 January 2020

Our tax experts Kornelia Wittmann and Nicolas Wolski have been interviewed by the International Tax Review: Check out the insights.

Major changes for the real estate sector in the government programme

13 January 2020

The programme of the turquoise-green government for the years 2020-2024 comprises a total of 328 pages. Only the pages 40-43 are covering the real estate industry. What can be expected in the new legislative period?

bpv Huegel advised Valneva SE in its successful delisting from the Vienna Stock Exchange

8 January 2020

Mit 20. Dezember 2019 hat Valneva SE die Notierung ihrer Aktien an der Wiener Börse eingestellt, um den Handel an der Euronext Paris zu zentralisieren. bpv Hügel hat Valneva SE beim Delisting beraten.

WiEReG changes on 10 January 2020: The end of privacy and the need for action in private foundations

20 December 2019

Changes to the Beneficial Owner Register Act (Wirtschaftliche Eigentümer Register Gesetz “WiEReG”) will come into force on 10 January 2020. The most drastic change is the possibility of access to the register for everyone. This is not justified especially in the case of family private foundations and would not be necessary pursuant to the EU directive.

The Osram takeover battle finally accomplished by Austrian ams puts a spotlight on differences between the takeover rules in Austria and Germany

18 December 2019

With the announcement of ams late evening on a Friday at the beginning of December 2019, that the “acceptance threshold for ams’ takeover offer for OSRAM is satisfied”, one of the longest and most controversial takeover battles in the past years brought a happy ending for Austrian ams for the time being.

Sanochemia applies for restructuring proceedings with bpv Huegel

16 December 2019

Today the listed Sanochemia Pharmazeutika AG applied for the opening of restructuring proceedings with the Vienna Commercial Court. bpv Huegel advises Sanochemia in the restructuring.

bpv Huegel 20th anniversary in Brussels

12 December 2019

bpv Huegel celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Brussels office with over 100 international guests as part of its traditional Brussels Christmas party.

Joint publication by WKO, BWB and bpv Huegel on competition law and arbitration

12 December 2019

Gemeinsam mit der Wirtschaftskammer Österreich und der Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde hat bpv Hügel eine Broschüre zum Thema „Kartellrecht und Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit“ publiziert

Intra-group Financing – Tax Pitfalls and Current Developments

29 November 2019

Full House beim bpv Breakfast Briefing mit Vertretern aus der Konzern-, Finanz- und Bankenwelt.

The new EU directive on the posting of workers – what is changing and what needs to be taken into account

27 November 2019

It will take a little more than half a year for the new EU directive on the posting of workers (2018/957/EU) to be transposed into the national law of the member states.