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Corruption in the Public Sector: No Immunity for PEPs

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The recent announcement that the immunity of FPÖ politician Christian Leyroutz has been suspended shows that neither politicians nor lawyers or even politicians who are lawyers are protected from prosecution. The case originated in 2012, when Leyroutz received a consultancy fee from a publicly owned company in the amount of €130,000 for negotiations on the…

Media in the Courtroom – Bettina Knoetzl Advocates for the Utilization of Litigation PR Experts

Litigation PR Experts; Media; Courtroom

  In a recent article, published in Dispute Resolution magazine, Bettina Knoetzl highlights the importance of the cooperation between clients, legal representatives and litigation PR experts with all involved players when the media is present in the courtroom. The presence of the media and therefore the immediate publicity surrounding an ongoing legal battle leads to…

Construction Arbitration and DAB Proceedings – Practical Insights: Seminar in Belgrade co-organized by KNOETZL and Baklaja Igrić Tintor Law office with the support of ACES, the FIDIC National Member Association in Serbia

On 18 June 2018, KNOETZL partners Florian Haugeneder, Patrizia Netal and Emmanuel Kaufman together with Katarina Obradović Baklaja and Jovan Nikčević from the Belgrade law firm Baklaja Igrić Tintor Law office held a seminar on construction arbitration and Dispute Adjudication Board (DAB) proceedings under the framework of the FIDIC standard form of contracts. KNOETZL’s experts…

Summer Opening June 13, 2018

Once again, the KNOETZL family was delighted to gather on our rooftop terrace in the heart of Vienna’s glorious imperial center to Open the Summer of 2018 with many of our cherished clients, friends, business partners, colleagues at the bar, fellow professional services providers, and members of the press – both from Austria, and elsewhere. …