Arbeitsgruppe Compliance – Transparency International Austrian Chapter

Was ist Compliance? Unter Compliance versteht man die Einhaltung von Regeln in Form von Gesetz und sonstigen Vorschriften. Der moderne Begriff beschreibt nichts anderes als „Rechtstreue“ oder „Regelkonformität“. Zum Compliance Management zählen insbesondere alle Maßnahmen zur Förderung von Rechtstreue und zur Verhinderung von Regelverstößen. In einem Unternehmen ist Ziel der Compliance Abteilung Risikominimierung durch Beachtung…

All KNOETZL Arbitration Partners and Counsel among Who’s Who Legal’s Leaders and Future Leaders in Arbitration 2019

Florian Haugeneder named a Leader in International Arbitration; Partners Patrizia Netal and Emmanuel Kaufman as well as Counsel Natascha Tunkel named Future Leaders in Arbitration 2019

Who’s Who Legal names Partner Florian Haugeneder a Leader in International Arbitration and Partners Patrizia Netal and Emmanuel Kaufman as well as Counsel Natascha Tunkel Future Leaders in Arbitration 2019. Who’s Who Legal, a highly regarded, global reference source for companies seeking to research the qualifications and expertise of lawyers, just released their nominations for…

Roundtable Belgrade: What are the Advantages of Regional Arbitral Institutions?

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Regional vs international arbitral institutions – which institution is right for which case? Photo Credit: Belgradevismootteam

On November 7th, the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law hosted a roundtable discussion to advance the participants’ understanding about the advantages of regional arbitral institutions – such as VIAC in Austria or BAC in Serbia – over larger, international institutions. More than 70 lawyers, general counsel and members of the Belgrade law faculty listened to opening…

How to report fraudulent behavior in your company? Transparency International has answers

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The Austrian Chapter of Transparency International offers 10 Best Practices for Whistleblowers in Austria

KNOETZL partner, Bettina Knoetzl, President of Transparency International, Austrian Chapter, the local division of Transparency International, suggests checking out the organization’s new guidelines for whistleblowers. As stated in the introduction of the guide, fighting corruption often requires courageous individuals – so called “whistleblowers” – to step forward to report fraud and thereby largely contribute to…

Challenges, Winning Strategies and Enthusiasm for Arbitration – Partner Patrizia Netal Shares What Drives Her Work in Interview with Ukrainian Legal Publication

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Patrizia Netal’s interview with Yurydychna Gazeta

Integrity, honesty and understanding the client’s needs are at of utmost importance in the daily operations of Patrizia Netal’s arbitration work. In a recent interview with the Ukrainian legal publication Yurydychna Gazeta, the founding member of and partner at KNOETZL shares her views on the legal market in Austria and what made her choose arbitration…

Courtroom Skills & Communication Techniques: KNOETZL Again Hosts Summer Workshop for European Law Student Association, ELSA, on Dispute Resolution

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ELSA students learn about Courtroom Skills and Communication Techniques

The unusual summer heat in Vienna was no deterrent for over 55 international students and volunteers from ELSA Austria to join a workshop last Thursday on Best Representation in Court hosted by KNOETZL as part of the 7th ELSA Summer Law School on Dispute Resolution. Seasoned KNOETZL advocates, Bettina Knoetzl, Emmanuel Kaufman and Natascha Tunkel…

What Does It Take to Become a Dispute Resolution Lawyer?

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Emmanuel Kaufman and other legal experts share their career path with ELSA students

Are you a law student and have a vision of yourself standing suited-up in the courtroom or in meeting room getting your client’s opponent to admit defeat but don’t know how to get there? On August 1st, six high profile lawyers from Baker McKenzie, Baier, Freshfields, PFKA, WilmerHale and KNOETZL’s Emmanuel Kaufman shared their stories…