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January 27, 2023

Environmental, Social and Governance Law 2023 – Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG)

Country Chapters for Austria and Poland These quick reference country chapters on Austria and Poland provide detailed legal and practical information on ESG Law and implementation. Designed in an easy-to-access Q&A format, these resources provide practitioners with a clear overview on critical ESG topics and allow for quick reference to more detailed questions about regulations, […]...

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January 27, 2023

High-potential EU tools for a green future

It’s time to use the RRF for the promotion of energy storage in the CEE region Energy storage has become one of the hottest topics in the global economy in the last few years, as it is now clear that it will be one of the key areas in the global transition to renewable energy. […]...

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January 26, 2023

Is C-700/20 a new manifestation of the ECJ’s “arbitration unfriendly” approach?

Court decision leads to significant implications for commercial arbitration As the new year starts, it is always a great time to look back at happenings of the past 12 months. We have looked at developments in the arbitration field over the past year. 2022 proved to be another exciting year for arbitration. One decision in […]...

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January 18, 2023

Austria’s Financial Market Authority and Austrian National Bank issue audit priorities for 2023

The FMA and OeNB traditionally published1 their focal points for supervisory activities for the new year at the end of December. The focal points reflect the broad supervisory spectrum of the authorities. They cover both the traditional banking and insurance sectors as well as new market segments such as crowdfunding and crypto. The authorities publish […]...

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January 10, 2023

Whistleblowing Directive Tracker

COUNTRY-LEVEL UPDATES ON IMPLEMENTATION STATUS Once implemented into national law, the EU’s Whistleblowing Directive (2019/1837/EU) is expected to have a significant impact on the policies and processes of companies related to employment relationships, data privacy and processing safeguards. This means that businesses will need to review and adjust their compliance procedures. The Directive allows for […]...

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December 30, 2022

Private Mergers & Acquisitions in Hungary: an Overview

M&A guide to private mergers and acquisitions law in Hungary This Q&A country analysis gives a high level overview of key issues including: • corporate entities and acquisition methods • warranties and indemnities • acquisition financing • signing and closing • competition and more… Expert guidance from a top regional practitioner The introductory market overview […]...

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December 30, 2022

Distressed M&A Guides 2023

Country chapters for Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland & Romania These quick reference country chapters on Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland and Romania are designed in an easy-to-access Q&A format provide practitioners with detailed information on the legal frameworks and current developments in Distressed M&A. Key topics for each country include: • Market climate • Principal risks […]...

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December 22, 2022

Legal Handling of BIM Data

Practical guide for legally compliant BIM projects in the DACH region This book, originally titled “Rechtlicher Umgang mit BIM-Daten” is published by a team of editors from Germany, Austria and Switzerland and is aimed both at users, i.e. those who deal with the BIM method in practice on a daily basis, and at their advisors […]...

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December 1, 2022

Sustainable Securitisation – too complicated or worth the effort?

Regulatory evolution Green Bonds and Securitisation Series – Article 2/3 This is the second article in a series of articles that started with “The European Green Bond Standard – Gold standard for green bonds or regulatory burden?” published at the end of November 2022 and will conclude with “Green Bonds and Securitisation – the market […]...

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November 25, 2022

The European Green Bond Standard – gold standard for green bonds or regulatory burden?

Green Bonds and Securitisation Series – Article 1/3 This is the first article in a series of articles which is followed by “Sustainable Securitisation – too complicated or worth the effort?” published in December 2022 and will conclude with “Green Bonds and Securitisation – the market participants’ view” that will be published in January 2023. […]...

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November 14, 2022

Copyright in the metaverse: thriving new fields of application for NFTs

NFTs are set to become one of the cornerstones of the metaverse NFTs enable companies to enter the virtual market of the metaverse in manifold ways. Not surprisingly, the existence of copyright-protected works in this virtual world comes with the need to reliably protect the associated legal interests. The legal framework gives rise to legal […]...

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November 11, 2022

Metaverse: taking on opportunities and managing risks

Undoubtedly, the digital world has come a long way since the dawn of the internet. Rapid evolution of technology has done away with slow connections and unresponsive websites, replacing them with lightning quick speeds, big data, virtual reality and customised user experience. However, this new era is not without its question marks. In this article, […]...

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