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Austria: Limitation Periods in Financial Services Litigation: A Shift in Austrian Jurisprudence?

Austria - January 17 2017 According to sec 1489 of the Austrian Civil Code (Allgemeines Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch), damage claims are time-barred within three years...

Philipp Wetter.

Austria: When the Public Prosecutor Comes Knocking: Is Communication with your Attorney Privileged?

Austria, European Union - January 17 2017 Article 6 Sec 3 of the ECHR (European Convention on Human Rights) stipulates the fundamental right of every defendant charged with...

2016 brought some substantial changes in Austria's Criminal Law provisions - A Review

Austria - January 9 2017 In 2016, Austrian Criminal Law experienced some substantive legal developments in both, procedural and material aspects. The following overview…

The Austrian leniency programme: To be continued?

Austria - November 2 2016 In 2011 the Austrian legislator introduced a leniency programme in Austrian criminal law for potential principal witnesses. Discussions are underway…

Michael Lindtner.