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Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Following up on Efficient Arbitration – Part 2: Launching an Efficient Arbitration, where we addressed efficiency tools available at the early stages, we now provide an overview of options...
Wolf Theiss
We present a selection of Austrian Supreme Court case law focusing on effects of a private joinder on limitation periods, the balance between an individual's personality right and medical research...
Wolf Theiss
A golf player hits a hiker with his tee shot resulting in claims against the golfer as well as the owner of the golf course.
Wolf Theiss
The Austrian Supreme Court had to deal with a rather rare dispute recently over the balance between an individual's personality right and medical research interests (OGH 8 Ob 56/l7v, 23 March 2018).
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Kicking off our series on efficiency in arbitration, our first article, Efficient Arbitration – Part 1: Metrics sets out our idea of an efficient arbitration:
Wolf Theiss
A private party's joinder in Austrian criminal proceedings can affect the lawful interruption of the period of limitation in civil proceedings.
HLMK Rechtsanwalte
Die Klägerin hatte ihren PKW vor einem längeren Krankenhausaufenthalt auf einem Parkplatz der Krankanstalt abgestellt. Diese Verkehrsflächen – nicht aber auch die (Eis)Fläche zwischen geparkten Fahrzeugen ...
HLMK Rechtsanwalte
Der Entscheidung des OGH lag der Sachverhalt zugrunde, dass eine Mutter wegen hohen Fiebers und Teilnahmslosigkeit ihres damals acht ...
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
The revised Arbitration Rules of the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris (ICC) became effective on 1 March 2017.
Oblin Melichar
Austria is a civil law country; thus, laws are codified into collections. Civil procedural rules are contained in various acts such as:
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
In our series, we will explore various tools which serve to improve the efficiency of any given arbitration and so achieve a favourable outcome without wasting resources.
Wolf Theiss
Welcome to the 10th edition of the DRInsider, the quarterly Newsletter of the Wolf Theiss Dispute Resolution Group. We provide an overview of recent developments in CEE/SEE and some very interesting case law.
Wolf Theiss
Die neuen Wiener Regeln 2018 gelten grundsätzlich für alle Schiedsverfahren, die nach dem 31.12.2017 eingeleitet wurden. Eine wesentliche Neuerung betrifft ab 1.7.2018 die Durchführung...
Wolf Theiss
A major revision is the competence of VIAC to administer domestic cases (from 1 July 2018 onwards) even if all parties have their seat or domicile in Austria.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
With courts worldwide shattering the common misconception that arbitration is intrinsically confidential, parties are left wondering: just how confidential is arbitration?
Wolf Theiss
A woman was confronted with damage claims resulting from injuries suffered by a man who fell due to the defendant's dog.
Wolf Theiss
While the Vienna International Arbitral Centre has only made selective changes to its arbitration and mediation rules, the German Institute of Arbitration has, in fact, adopted a new set of rules...
Wolf Theiss
Article 17 of Council Directive 86/653/EEC of 18 December 1986 on the coordination of the laws of the Member States relating to self-employed commercial agents (as amended from time to time, ''the Directive'')...
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
On 25 January 2018, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) at least resolved the question of jurisdiction.
Wolf Theiss
Welcome to the 10th edition of the DRInsider, the quarterly Newsletter of the Wolf Theiss Dispute Resolution Group. We provide an overview of recent developments in CEE/SEE and some very interesting case law.
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Wolf Theiss
Article 17 of Council Directive 86/653/EEC of 18 December 1986 on the coordination of the laws of the Member States relating to self-employed commercial agents (as amended from time to time, ''the Directive'')...
Wolf Theiss
A private party's joinder in Austrian criminal proceedings can affect the lawful interruption of the period of limitation in civil proceedings.
Oblin Melichar
Austria is a civil law country; thus, laws are codified into collections. Civil procedural rules are contained in various acts such as:
HLMK Rechtsanwalte
Der Entscheidung des OGH lag der Sachverhalt zugrunde, dass eine Mutter wegen hohen Fiebers und Teilnahmslosigkeit ihres damals acht ...
HLMK Rechtsanwalte
Die Klägerin hatte ihren PKW vor einem längeren Krankenhausaufenthalt auf einem Parkplatz der Krankanstalt abgestellt. Diese Verkehrsflächen – nicht aber auch die (Eis)Fläche zwischen geparkten Fahrzeugen ...
Wolf Theiss
We present a selection of Austrian Supreme Court case law focusing on effects of a private joinder on limitation periods, the balance between an individual's personality right and medical research...
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
On 25 January 2018, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) at least resolved the question of jurisdiction.
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
The revised Arbitration Rules of the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris (ICC) became effective on 1 March 2017.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
In our series, we will explore various tools which serve to improve the efficiency of any given arbitration and so achieve a favourable outcome without wasting resources.
Wolf Theiss
A major revision is the competence of VIAC to administer domestic cases (from 1 July 2018 onwards) even if all parties have their seat or domicile 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...
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
With courts worldwide shattering the common misconception that arbitration is intrinsically confidential, parties are left wondering: just how confidential is arbitration?
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