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A financial crisis and situations where insolvency is imminent are not only challenging for a company and its management, but also entail significant liability risks for management in the case of subsequent insolvency proceedings.
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In early April 2019, the Austrian Federal Government published a draft of the Digital Tax Act 2020 which is currently under review.
Wolf Theiss
Since January 2019, a new double taxation treaty between Austria and Japan is applicable, replacing the former treaty dating back to 1961.
Wolf Theiss
The double taxation treaty concluded between Austria and Germany contains a special provision deviating from the OECD Model Convention on the tax treatment of remunerations for employees living and working across the border ...
Wolf Theiss
As recently reported by the Austrian Ministry of Finance, the competent authorities of Austria and the USA have concluded an agreement on the exchange of country-by-country reports.
Wolf Theiss
Right on time before the start of the summer season, the Austrian Ministry of Finance dealt with the question whether services performed on a sailing boat located in Croatia may constitute a permanent establishment ...
Wolf Theiss
In principle, the right to purchase goods with a voucher expires after 30 years.
Wolf Theiss
However, a new decision by the Vienna Higher Regional Court seems to be breaking new ground in this context.
KNOETZL HAUGENEDER NETAL Rechtsanwaelte GmbH
While stock corporations (Aktiengesellschaften, AG) are required for certain purposes – such as if the company is to be listed, if it is a bank, insurance company or is engaged in other
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
The marketing of cannabidiol (CBD) extracts as food supplements is a relatively new trend and CBD is increasingly common in the food and beverage sector
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
On 23 May 2019, the Lower Austrian State Parliament adopted an amendment to the Lower Austrian Procurement Review Act (NÖ VNG) whose main point
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
Mit 1.1.2019 hat die Einlagensicherung AUSTRIA Ges.m.b.H. ihre Tätigkeit als einheitliche Sicherungseinrichtung gemäß § 1 Abs 1 Z 1 des Bundesgesetzes über die Einlagensicherung und Anlegerentschädigung bei Kreditinstituten ...
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
Vor dem Hintergrund der DSGVO und des darin normierten Koppelungsverbots erachtete die Datenschutzbehörde eine Einwilligung in die Setzung von Werbe-Cookies, um eine Online-Nachrichtenplattform ...
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
Am 23.5.2019 wurde vom Niederösterreichischen Landtag eine Novellierung des NÖ Vergabe-Nachprüfungsgesetzes beschlossen, mit der insbesondere das Verfahren vor der „NÖ Schlichtungsstelle für öffentliche Aufträge" grundlegend geändert wurde.
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
On 1 January 2019, Einlagensicherung AUSTRIA Ges.m.b.H. was launched as an institutional deposit guarantee scheme (DGS) under Section 1 (1) 1 of the Federal Act on Deposit Guarantee Schemes and Investor Compensation ...
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
Given the background of the GDPR and its tie-in ban, the Austrian Data Protection Authority presumed as voluntary and therefore valid an individual's consent to accepting advertising cookies in order to use an online news platform for free.
Wolf Theiss
The number of cartel damages claims before national civil courts in Europe has dramatically increased over recent years.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
According to EU figures there are currently 2,000 tax disputes pending between Member States, and approximately 900 of them are over two years old.
Wolf Theiss
By 1 July 2021, Member States shall adopt necessary regulations into national laws to comply with these directives.
KNOETZL HAUGENEDER NETAL Rechtsanwaelte GmbH
EU's largest trade agreement ever concluded on 28 June 2019: the EU and the Mercosur brought to fruition the long-standing negotiations on a comprehensive trade agreement between the EU and the Mercosur.
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Rarely has a change in current law caused quite so much political irritation as has the new working hours regulation.
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For the article at hand, Austrian regulations will provide the reference legal order to be compared with that of the new BR.
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The list of successful restructurings outside insolvency proceedings is as long as it is confidential.
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The EU Shareholder Rights Directive II (2017/828) (SRD II), amending Directive 2007/36/EC as regards the encouragement of long-term shareholder engagement, must be transposed into national law by 10 June 2019.
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Following the adoption of the new EU framework for screening of foreign direct investments, the Austrian government recently published a draft bill to amend the current rules on foreign direct investments into Austria.
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Shortly thereafter, insolvency proceedings were opened over the Austrian subsidiary.
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Incorrect land register entries may trigger public liability. But in a recent decision the Austrian Supreme Court (1 Ob 198/18a) held that incorrect land register entries can only constitute public liability claims for a certain group of people.
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Genome editing designates new methods that allow targeted interventions to be carried out in the genetic material, the genome of a cell (1).
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When disputes between shareholders escalate, one of the shareholders may be tempted to transfer the business to a new entity. Can the shareholder be stopped if he succeeds in obtaining a majority vote?
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The question arose in the context of (administrative) criminal proceedings against a doctor.
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Destruction or anonymization of personal data – an appropriate way to comply with the right to erasure?
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The new procurement regime has introduced some fundamental changes affecting contracting authorities as much as contractors.
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