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EU: New Deal for Consumers - A Proposal to Strengthen Collective Redress
  • Schoenherr
  • European Union
  • April 19 2018

The European Commission has just published its comprehensive proposal for the so-called "New Deal for Consumers", which aims to strengthen EU consumer

EU Market Abuse Regulation Countdown - Are you ready? Part III: Sanctions - Austria publishes draft implementing bill
  • Schoenherr
  • Austria, European Union
  • May 10 2016

The new EU market abuse regime will take effect across EU member states from 3 July 2016 onwards. It will not only harmonise and enhance the EU

Austria: Public prosecutor will get easier access to bank information as of 1 August
  • Schoenherr
  • Austria
  • April 14 2016

In 2015 Austria introduced a centralised bank account registry (Kontenregister) for bank accounts and deposits within Austria. The purpose of such

Reform of the Austrian Code of Criminal Procedure Brings Improvements to Defendants' Rights in Criminal Proceedings
  • Schoenherr
  • Austria
  • April 11 2016

Amendments to the Austrian Code of Criminal Procedure bring substantial improvements to defendants' rights, but also facilitate the public

Austria: Finally! Prosecution authorities will be prohibited from seizing attorney-client privileged communication located outside an attorney's office
  • Schoenherr
  • Austria
  • March 31 2016

Amendments to the Austrian Code of Criminal Procedure bring substantial improvements to defendant's rights, but also facilitate the public

German Supreme Court clarifies substantive questions resulting from its (in)famous spread Ladder Swap Judgment
  • Schoenherr
  • Germany
  • March 19 2015

For the first time after its 2011 Spread Ladder Swap Judgment (BGH 22.3.2011- XI ZR 31613), the banking division of the German Supreme Court has

Update on EU sanctions against Russia
  • Schoenherr
  • Russia, European Union
  • December 16 2014

On 6 December 2014, Council Regulation (EU) No 12902014 entered into force. This regulation is the latest in a series of regulations regarding

Austria EU: latest EU sanctions against Russia
  • Schoenherr
  • USA, Russia, Austria, European Union
  • September 29 2014

After introducing the "sectoral sanctions" against Russia on 1 August 2014 (see our Legal Insight of 1 August 2014), the sanctions regime has been

Austria: German Supreme Court enacts duty for banks to disclose internal commission payments - but only for future cases
  • Schoenherr
  • Austria, Germany
  • August 5 2014

In a recent landmark judgment (3 June 2014, XI ZR 14712), the banking law senate of the German Supreme Court stipulates far-reaching disclosure

New sanctions regime against Russia
  • Schoenherr
  • Russia, Ukraine, European Union
  • August 1 2014

The European Union has recently agreed to an additional, higher level of sanctions against Russia. The new packages include (i) severe restrictions