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Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
A landmark decision was issued yesterday (Judgement Bărbulescu v. Romania), a source of debate in the media, in which the European Court of Human Rights clarified the restrictions on monitoring employees in the workplace.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The Gas Market Model Ordinance 2012 introduced a new gas market model in Austria.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
On 1 March 2017 the Austrian Supreme Court (Oberster Gerichtshof) ruled on whether potential claims under the Austrian Commercial Agents Act (Handelsvertretergesetz) can be brought before an Austrian court...
Wolf Theiss
Cyber-Kriminalität kann jeden treffen. Im Jahr 2016 stieg die Zahl der angezeigten Cyber-Delikte um 30% auf über 13.000. Überdurchschnittlich stark legten Anzeigen von Datenbeschädigungen (+ 358%) und Störungen der Funktionstätigkeit von Computersystemen (+ 72%) zu.
Wolf Theiss
With the adoption of Regulation (EU) 2017/1128 on the cross-border portability of online content services in the Union ("Portability-Regulation"), a major step towards abolishing geo-blocking...
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The GewO provides the central regulatory framework for the uptake and performance of commercial activities in Austria.
Wolf Theiss
The summer heat in Vienna has reached its climax, which means that we've arrived at the end of the second quarter.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
As violations may lead to enormous liabilities, start-up employers are advised from the outset to comply with the applicable laws pertaining to their personnel.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Before Easter 2017, Palmers, a leading clothing manufacturer in Austria, started an advertising campaign for its lingerie collection.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
After four months of negotiations, the Austrian National Council has finally reached an agreement on the amendment of the Green Electricity Act ("Ökostromnovelle").
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
On 28 June 2017 the Austrian Parliament passed the government's legislative proposal on insolvency law (Insolvenzrechtsänderungsesetz 2017).
Eurofast Global Ltd
Just a few weeks after the agreement between the Italian Bank, Popolare di Sondrio, and Iran, a notable shift in activity between Iran and another EU country – Austria - can be noted as well.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
According to new tendencies of prosecution authorities, the practical scope of the VbVG could expand in the future.
Wolf Theiss
The Austrian authorities have requested information from the Swiss Federal Tax Administration on UBS account holders resident in Austria, to check if UBS clients fulfilled their tax obligations...
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
On 13 July 2017, the High-Level Expert Group ("HLEG") on Sustainable Finance published its interim report ("Interim Report") setting out concrete steps to create a financial system...
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
On 10 July 2017, the Commission announced the public consultation on the development of secondary markets for non-performing loans (NPLs) and distressed assets. Following the commencement of this public consultation, the Council introduced its Action Plan for NPLs.
Wolf Theiss
Welcome to the 7th edition of the DRInsider, the quarterly Newsletter of the Wolf Theiss Dispute Resolution Practice Group. We are happy to again provide you with interesting news covering the various CEE/SEE jurisdictions in which we practice.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
On 30 June 2017, Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2017 on the prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading...
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The EU Regulation on Insolvency Law 1346/2000 (EIR) was considered a milestone in the cross-border coordination of national insolvency proceedings.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
One of the core principles of the EU-US Privacy Shield ("Privacy Shield") is its Joint Review mechanism, which obliges the European Commission, the US Department of Commerce and the Federal Trade Commission to jointly review the functioning of the Privacy Shield on an annual basis, together with its national security and law enforcement aspects.
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Cyber-Kriminalität kann jeden treffen. Im Jahr 2016 stieg die Zahl der angezeigten Cyber-Delikte um 30% auf über 13.000. Überdurchschnittlich stark legten Anzeigen von Datenbeschädigungen (+ 358%) und Störungen der Funktionstätigkeit von Computersystemen (+ 72%) zu.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
One of the core principles of the EU-US Privacy Shield ("Privacy Shield") is its Joint Review mechanism, which obliges the European Commission, the US Department of Commerce and the Federal Trade Commission to jointly review the functioning of the Privacy Shield on an annual basis, together with its national security and law enforcement aspects.
Wolf Theiss
With the adoption of Regulation (EU) 2017/1128 on the cross-border portability of online content services in the Union ("Portability-Regulation"), a major step towards abolishing geo-blocking...
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
On 1 March 2017 the Austrian Supreme Court (Oberster Gerichtshof) ruled on whether potential claims under the Austrian Commercial Agents Act (Handelsvertretergesetz) can be brought before an Austrian court...
TMF Group
A key element to Austria's tax law reform which comes into effect on 1 January 2016, is the change to progressive income tax, which is expected to lead to an estimated €5bn in overall tax relief.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
After four months of negotiations, the Austrian National Council has finally reached an agreement on the amendment of the Green Electricity Act ("Ökostromnovelle").
Wolf Theiss
Welcome to the 6th edition of the DRInsider, the quarterly Newsletter of the Wolf Theiss Dispute Resolution Practice Group. We are happy to once again provide you with interesting news covering...
Wolf Theiss
Given the ongoing lively public discussions regarding the free-trade agreements CETA and TTIP, this issue addresses the topic with an arbitration focus.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Before Easter 2017, Palmers, a leading clothing manufacturer in Austria, started an advertising campaign for its lingerie collection.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
On 10 July 2017, the Commission announced the public consultation on the development of secondary markets for non-performing loans (NPLs) and distressed assets. Following the commencement of this public consultation, the Council introduced its Action Plan for NPLs.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The GewO provides the central regulatory framework for the uptake and performance of commercial activities in Austria.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
On 13 July 2017, the High-Level Expert Group ("HLEG") on Sustainable Finance published its interim report ("Interim Report") setting out concrete steps to create a financial system...
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