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Bulgaria: fines in millions for personal data breaches

September 5 2019 On 29 August 2019 the Bulgarian Commission for Personal Data Protection ("CPDP") announced first significant fines under the GDPR1 for data…

A "Home Office" may constitute a permanent establishment

January 25 2018 The Ministry of Finance has published an EAS ruling dealing with the question of whether the home office of an employee resident in Austria may…

ECJ: Why Airbnb is not Uber

January 3 2020 The "country of origin" principle pursuant to the E-Commerce Directive precludes the application of French access restrictions for real estate agents…

New Austrian law of succession - important changes from the testator's perspective

March 31 2017 On 1 January 2017, the amendment to the Austrian law of succession went into force and applies to the succession of persons who died since then. The…

Breach of fiduciary duty: abuse of power by managing directors

June 29 2017 One of the most discussed provisions of Austrian business criminal law is breach of fiduciary duty (Untreue) according to Art 153 StGB…

A general introduction to shareholder rights and activism in Austria

August 19 2022 A general introduction to shareholder rights and shareholder activism in Austria, including need-to-know features of the legal framework and key procedures.

In review: recent trends in shareholder activism in Austria

August 19 2022 An examination of key trends in shareholder activism in Austria, including an overview of noteworthy recent shareholder activism campaigns.

In brief: the key features of merger control legislation in Serbia

July 30 2022 A look at the key features of the merger control legislation in Serbia, including filing requirements, review thresholds and necessary regulatory approvals.

Q&A: merger notification and clearance in Serbia

July 30 2022 A brief overview of key procedures and practical considerations surrounding merger notification and clearance in Serbia, including timetables, documentation and sanctions for noncompliance.

In brief: the key features of merger control legislation in Croatia

July 30 2022 A look at the key features of the merger control legislation in Croatia, including filing requirements, review thresholds and necessary regulatory approvals.