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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…

Liability of Managing Directors of a GmbH Reduced by Contributory Negligence of Staff?

If employees make mistakes, to what extent is the managing director liable for the consequences? Under general principles of Austrian law, if the victim (here: the GmbH) of a culpable act also acted negligently, this will proportionally reduce the damages for which the tortfeasor (here: the managing director) can be held liable.  The fall-back rule…

KNOETZL hosts VIS MOOT Cocktail

On the occasion of the annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, KNOETZL hosted a cocktail reception in attendance of the founder and president of the VIS Moot Prof. Eric Bergsten. As in the past year, the reception was exceedingly well attended, with countless guests eager to enjoy the exceptional location and,…