Course “Regulatory Law” by Christian F. Schneider at Vienna University

20. March 2023

The course 030715 “Regulatory Law”, part of the core area of the selective subject “Public Economic Law”, will be held by our partner Christian F. Schneider also this year. Every Monday from 12 am to 2 pm as attendance teaching in lecture hall U12 at the Juridicum, starting on 20 March 2023. The script is available for […]

“Erstauftraggeberprinzip” in the law on estate agents – article in immo aktuell by bpv Huegel-partner Michaela Pelinka and Christian Klein

17 March 2023

Read the latest article in immo aktuell by our partner Michaela Pelinka together with Christian Klein about § 17a MaklerG, which will come into force on 1 July 2023, and its impact on lease brokerage.

bpv Huegel advises Macquarie on selling its stake in Energie Steiermark

02 March 2023

bpv Huegel has advised together with Linklaters Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 4 on the sale of Energie Steiermark stake to the Province of Styria for a purchase price of EUR 525 million.

Conference “The opening up of competition of passenger rail transport in Europe“ in Paris on 3 February 2023 with Christian F. Schneider

03 February 2023

Our partner Christian F. Schneider (Head of our Environmental Public Regulatory practice group) will speak at the conference “The opening up of competition of passenger rail transport in Europe” on 3 February 2023 in Paris. The speech will discuss the market opening of passenger rail services and the related legal remedies, both under Austrian and under German law.

Lexology Getting The Deal Through – Market Intelligence: Austrian Chapter by Thomas Lettau and Johannes Mitterecker

10 February 2023

bpv Huegel contributed to the Lexology Getting The Deal Through Guide 2023: The Austria chapter of this year’s guide on “Market Intelligence” is authored by bpv Huegel partner Thomas Lettau and Johannes Mitterecker (attorney at law).

Legal update: Companies will be liable for environmental and social standards in their supply chain

18 January 2023

The German Supply Chain Act has been applicable to companies falling under its scope since January 1, 2023. Similarly, at the EU level, companies will be accountable for complying with obligations to protect human rights and the environment along their supply chain in the near future. After the European Commission published a proposal for a supply chain directive (Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive) on February 23, 2022, the European Council of Ministers defined its negotiating position on the supply chain directive in December 2022 (“Draft CSDD”). On this basis, the final version of the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive will be negotiated with the European Parliament this year.

Moot Court Civil Law: Special award for team of bpv Huegel

17 January 2023

Moot Court Civil Law 2022/2023: The preliminary round in Vienna is over. The winning teams are entitled to represent Vienna in the Austrian finals. The traditional closing party and award ceremony took place in the Sky Lobby of bpv Huegel.  

bpv Huegel advises The Specialist Group International B.V. on the acquisition of the personnel leasing division of Stadlmann Tec GmbH and the incorporation of STAR Stadlmann GmbH

16 January 2023

bpv Huegel supported the Dutch The Specialist Group International B.V., a leading personnel service provider specialized in highly qualified personnel, in the incorporation of STAR Stadlmann GmbH and the acquisition of the personnel leasing division of the Austrian Stadlmann Tec GmbH.

The new Austrian Investment Firms Act – a revised set of rules of the European legislator on the supervision of investment firms

11 January 2023

The new supervisory framework, which will come into force on 1 February 2023, takes better account of the specific risks and business models of investment firms than before. Therefore, smaller (non-systemically relevant) investment firms will be subject to simpler and more risk-sensitive supervisory rules and no longer have to comply with the complex requirements that apply to banks.

bpv Huegel advises IMMOFINANZ on the increase of the shareholding in S IMMO

22 December 2022

bpv Huegel advised IMMOFINANZ on the acquisition of shares in S IMMO and its financing.