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Brexit – What does it mean for you?

The effects of the UK referendum to withdraw from the European Union, commonly referred to as ”Brexit“, will be profound, enduring and extensive, impacting on individuals, businesses and governments throughout the world. There is no doubt that legal relationships, systems, and the nature of disputes and opportunities for their resolution may be directly and indirectly…

Criminal Law Amendment Act I 2016

The Austrian Criminal Law Amendment Act I 2016 was published on 20.05.2016 in the Gazette 26/2016 [BGBl I 26/2016]. The majority of the provisions contained, came into force as of June 1, 2016.  This new law provides, inter alia, prosecutorial access to information from the newly implemented general accounts register (“Kontenregister”) upon order of the public prosecutor.…