By Andreas Foglar-Deinhardstein
It has only been three years since the Austrian cartel law was last amended. Whereas at that time the focus was on the creation of new authorities (Federal Competition Authority and Federal Cartel Prosecutor) and procedural changes, the new amendment primarily concerns substantive issues. The present amendment is, for the time being, the last brick of alignment with EC cartel law.
By Jurgen Brandstatter
The Supreme Court has twice addressed the issue of warning instructions on products for sale, and has laid down guiding principles. In both cases, which resulted from accidents with a bicycle and a bottle of sparkling fruit drink respectively, the consumers' claims were rejected.