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ECJ Confirms: Only Full-function Joint Ventures Notifiable in Brussels
  • Schoenherr
  • Austria, European Union
  • September 28 2017

The European Court of Justice held in a preliminary ruling following a request by the Austrian Supreme Court that the creation of joint ventures does


Romania: Environmental Protection through Criminal Law - Excesses, Omissions and other Flaws
  • Schoenherr
  • Romania, European Union
  • September 13 2017

The issue of environmental crime has been addressed in international and European fora for many years. The most recent international event dedicated


Another Win for European Commercial Agents: Overriding Mandatory Austrian Law Provisions to Supersede Arbitration Agreement
  • Schoenherr
  • Austria, European Union
  • August 22 2017

On 1 March 2017 the Austrian Supreme Court (Oberster Gerichtshof) ruled on whether potential claims under the Austrian Commercial Agents Act


ECJ Allows Prohibition of Headscarves at Workplace
  • Schoenherr
  • Austria, European Union
  • March 30 2017

Employers may prohibit their employees from wearing Islamic headscarves and other religious or political symbols, subject to certain conditions. On


Imminent implementation of public procurement directives
  • Schoenherr
  • Austria, European Union
  • March 21 2017

Almost one year after the two-year transition period of the EU Directives on public procurement law expired, Austria published a consultation draft of


Amendments to the Gas Market Act - a further step towards (fully) opening up the Croatian gas market on 1 April 2017
  • Schoenherr
  • Croatia, European Union
  • February 24 2017

On 17 February 2017, the Croatian Parliament enacted the eagerly awaited amendments to the Gas Market Act that are intended primarily to remove the


Austria: Hospital Consolidation - a Driver of M&A Activity
  • Schoenherr
  • Austria, European Union
  • February 20 2017

2016 has seen a surprising level of deal activity in the (private) Austrian hospital sector: in Vienna, PremiQaMed, a 100 subsidiary of UNIQA


Austria: Principal’s Liability for Service Providers’ Conduct
  • Schoenherr
  • Austria, European Union
  • January 17 2017

In daily business, companies often turn to the services of dependent or independent service providers. In fulfilling their duties, these service


Austria: Exclusion of Tenderers for Criminal Charges
  • Schoenherr
  • Austria, European Union
  • January 17 2017

Under Austrian (and EU) public procurement law, authorities can exclude economic operators that are considered unreliable and therefore unsuitable


Slovenia: Subordinated Bondholders vs. State Aid: 0:1
  • Schoenherr
  • Slovenia, European Union
  • January 17 2017

In December 2013, the Bank of Slovenia adopted exceptional measures resulting in the annulment of financial instruments held by shareholders and