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The Year in Review 2018 (2019, Volume 53)

The Year in Review 2018 (2019, Volume 53) is out! With more than 22,000 readers in 90 countries, this prestigious annual publication of the International Section of the American Bar Association is the most widely distributed US international law survey in the world.   KNOETZL’s Katrin Hanschitz is one of four contributors for the field of…

Update Elevator Cartel and the CJEU II – CJEU Advocate General recommends extending private enforcement to public funders

Besides prosecution by anti-trust authorities and, potentially, criminal prosecution, cartel infringements may also lead to civil liability for damages claims in private enforcement proceedings. The European Court of Justice (“CJEU”) is, in its recent case law, establishing an ever broader and more comprehensive EU-wide basis for such damages, including liability for umbrella pricing (Kone) and…

The Hidden Rocks in International Cash Pooling Austria – Capital Maintenance

Executive Summary: The Austrian Supreme Court has recently provided guidance on how to structure cash pooling arrangements so that the risk of violation of the strict Austrian capital maintenance rules is minimized. In essence, the decision indicates that if there is sufficient commercial justification; no special default risk that could prove an existential risk to…

5th IBA-VIAC CDRC

The International Bar Association (IBA), the Vienna International Arbitration Center (VIAC) and the European Law Student’s Association have joined forces to establish an international student competition for mediation – the Consensual Dispute Resolution Competition (CDRC).  This year’s competition has now, again, taken place in Vienna. With the mission to create a platform that connects the…

DIVERSITY MATTERS

Diversität wird bei KNOETZL gross geschrieben, wie auch die renommierte deutsche Zeitschrift  “Handelsblatt” in ihrer kritischen Analyse des österreichischen Marktes feststellt: „Seit Gründung der Sozietät mit rund einem Dutzend Berufsträgern Anfang 2016 wächst ihre Kanzlei kontinuierlich. Inzwischen hat sie sich personell verdoppelt und ist auf dem Markt fest etabliert – nahezu ausgeglichen besetzt mit männlichen…