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The impact of the binding opinion of the Court of Justice of the European Union on trade policy

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On 16 May 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) issued a binding opinion relating to the competence of the EU to independently sign and conclude the free trade agreement with the Republic of Singapore (“EU-Singapore FTA”). The opinion dealing with the EU-Singapore FTA is of outmost importance since this agreement is…

Verteidigung in Auslieferungssachen – Philip Marsch Mitautor des Handbuchs Strafverteidigung

Wien/ Mai 2017: Im Handbuch Strafverteidigung behandeln renommierte österreichische Rechtsanwälte alle Aspekte der Strafverteidigung vom Ermittlungsverfahren bis zu den Möglichkeiten nach Rechtskraft des Urteils – das Handbuch Strafverteidigung ist das erste seiner Art in Österreich (Link). Philip Marsch behandelt die komplexe Materie des Auslieferungsrechts – hier konnte der Mitautor zuletzt die Verfahrensrechte Betroffener in Übergabesachen…

Austrian lawyer Bettina Knoetzl is named “Lawyer of the Year”

London/Vienna – 16th May, 2017 – A special international recognition as “Lawyer of the year” in Asset Recovery has been awarded to Bettina Knoetzl by Who’s Who Legal, Law Business Research Ltd., London.  Ms. Knoetzl is the first lawyer from Europe to receive this award. “This is a wonderful success for our team, a very…

Enforcing Anti-Trust Damages In Austria

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Recent amendments to the Austrian Anti-Trust Act in May 2017 aim to enhance private enforcement. What has changed? In short: Improved access to confidential information for claimants / new disclosure rules Presumption that the cartel caused harm Passing-on defence effective / preferential treatment for claims from indirect purchasers, Longer limitation period. For more, please click…