Insults on the Internet – Facebook as guardian of law and order? Our Partner Sonja Dürager, specialised amongst others in IT-law, trademark, copyright, data protection, and unfair competition, wrote an article in German about this controversial topic: http://bit.ly/2JANhAC
The recent addition of a transaction value threshold warrants closer scrutiny of merger filings in Austria, but it need not cause a rush to file every deal that appears to meet its requirements on paper. In this article, Florian Neumayr and Kajetan Rozga talk about how to hit the sweet spot of avoiding a needless filing while being discerning enough not to trigger a costly failure-to-file proceeding. The lessons learned may prove useful not only in navigating Austrian merger control but also in informing the broader debates over whether to implement similar thresholds in other jurisdictions such as the EC.
The company MVGM, a leader on the Dutch property management, and the real estate services company JLL concluded an agreement for the takeover by MVGM of the property management division of JLL in Continental Europe, including Romania, becoming one of the first 5 players on property management market in Europe.
bpv Huegel Rechtsanwaelte is delighted about the excellent ratings of our lawyers in the German Handelsblatt Best Lawyers Ranking. According to Handelsblatt, the best lawyers per legal area in Germany, Austria and Switzerland were ranked according to a peer-to-peer survey. Please find the results for our lawyers below in the screenshot. Furthermore, an article in […]
Austrian law requires notifying transactions to the competition authorities in some unexpected circumstances. In this article, Astrid Ablasser-Neuhuber and Kajetan Rozga discuss four common pitfalls of Austrian merger control law that can lead to a missed or delayed filing.
Knowing how to spot these risks and when to seek the expertise of local counsel can help in avoiding the negative consequences of a late filing on the deal as well as a potentially costly and distracting failure-to-file proceeding.
The 32nd bpv Huegel-Breakfast Briefing dealt with the location surcharge for indicative rent.
The new directive concerning contracts for the supply of digital content and digital services (”Directive”) will come into force on 11 June 2019. Member States are required to transpose the provisions of this Directive in their national law by 1 July 2021.
A settlement was reached between Constantia Flexibles and the former minority shareholders in the complex and long-standing price review proceedings of the squeeze-out compensation.
Check out the first issue of European Competition Developments for the latest on current events in competition policy and enforcement in Europe put together by our counsel Kajetan Rozga.
Gerald Schachner and Kornelia Wittmann, partners at bpv Huegel, and attorney-at-law and tax advisor Nicolas Wolski are the authors of the Austrian chapter “The Tax Disputes and Litigation Review”.