Wolf Theiss has advised ALSO Holding AG on its agreement with MCI Euroventures, the majority shareholder of ABC Data S.A., to make a joint tender offer for all publicly-held shares of Warsaw Stock Exchange-listed ABC Data. Baker McKenzie advised MCI and ABC Data on the sale.
Schoenherr has advised Playtika Ltd. on the acquisition of Supertreat GmbH, the developer of the mobile game Solitaire – Grand Harvest. Eisenberger & Herzog advised the sellers.
SCWP Schindhelm has advised Startup300 AG on its listing on the Vienna Stock Exchange, making it, according to the firm, "one of the first companies from the Austrian start-up scene" to be so listed.
While globalization and digitalization have increased the risk of violations that affect thousands of consumers, several EU member states — including Austria — do not yet offer class action lawsuits. The EU Commission has therefore proposed a draft directive to allow representative actions for the protection of collective interests of consumers as part of its “New Deal for Consumers.”
Dorda and the French office of Bird & Bird (acting as local counsel) have advised Cyan AG, an IT security company listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, on an international tender and on its entrance into a group license agreement with French telecommunications provider Orange S.A.
Women in Leadership MasterClass, 26-27 February, 2019 – Vienna, Austria
Brandl & Talos has advised GoLending AT GmbH on the preparation of a capital market prospectus for the issuance of qualified subordinated loans for approximately EUR 30 million.
FIIA 2019 – Best Execution MasterClass & Workshop for Internal Auditors in Financial Institutions, 07 - 08 February 2019, Vienna, Austria
Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner Rechtsanwalte is serving as legal counsel to IKEA in the Swedish furniture giant's opening of a branch "featuring a concept unique in the world" in Vienna's Westbahnhof station.
Michaela Siegwart and Lorenz Pracht have made partners at CHSH Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati.
Exactly four months ago, we reported that the Austrian pastry shop Aida was starting to sell cakes containing CBD and explained the legal situation. In the meantime, everything has changed. Or has it?
Eisenberger & Herzog and Reed Smith have advised Austrian start-up Greenstorm Mobility on an investment into the company from European private equity firm Bregal Milestone L.P. Shearman & Sterling and Dorda advised Bregal Milestone.
Dorda and the Munich office of Sidley Austin have advised private equity investor Gilde Buy Out Partners on the acquisition of the majority stake in Gundlach Automotive Corporation from Dutch investment company Pon Holdings.
Schoenherr has advised Wieland Ventures GmbH on the acquisition of a 22.1 percent stake in UrbanGold GmbH from Mettop GmbH. Mettop was advised by Oberhammer.
The most recent article in our Efficient Arbitration Series looked at how document production, when handled properly, could save time and costs in arbitration proceedings. In this article, we continue to add tools to our efficiency box by considering a new set of procedural rules that will soon become available: The Prague Rules on the Efficient Conduct of Proceedings in International Arbitration ("Prague Rules").
Binder Groesswang has advised Austrian electricity provider Verbund AG in connection with the world's first Environmental Social Governance-linked syndicated loan, the interest rate of which is not determined by reference to the financial rating but by reference to a sustainability rating established by the ESG rating agency Sustainalytics. Signing and closing of the EUR 500 million loan took place on December 10, 2018.
With uncertainties surrounding a "no deal" Brexit meanwhile culminating in fears of a "super hard" Brexit, financial institutions in the UK, the EU27 and beyond are eager in search of solutions that preserve continuity of contracts and that contain the numerous legal and regulatory risks for institutions on both sides of the Channel.
Rudolf Pekar will become the youngest member of the Fellner Wratzfeld & Partner partnership in January, 2019.