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Philipp Strasser und Jan Philipp Meyer in the Chambers Global Practice Guide Insurance Litigation
Philipp Strasser and Jan Philipp Meyer authored the chapter Law and Practice in Austria in the recently published Chambers Global Practice Guide Insurance Litigation. The Global Practice Guides comment on major areas of law in various jurisdictions; authors are Chambers-ranked experts in the respective fields.
In the Handbook on Sustainability Law, Dominik Widl, together with Bernhard Müller and Eugen Sonnleithner, authors the section on sustainability and renewable energy sources. The reference work, recently published by MANZ Verlag Wien, analyzes the cross-sectional subject of sustainability law and is an important reference work for legal scholars and practitioners.
Nikolaus Vavrovsky and Florian Stefan in the Handbook on Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Nikolaus Vavrovsky and Florian Stefan provide an overview of multiparty arbitration in the Handbook on Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution. In the handbook published by LexisNexis ARD ORAC, a distinguished team of authors analyzes all essential elements of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms. Comprehensive practical tips make this reference work an indispensable must-read for arbitration practitioners.
Philipp Strasser and Jan Philipp Meyer in The Insurance and Reinsurance Law Review 2021
In the ninth edition of the Insurance and Reinsurance Law Review, Philipp Strasser and Jan Philipp Meyer have authored the Austrian chapter. In their contribution, they provide an overview of national insurance and reinsurance law. The well-known publication series The Law Reviews is one of the most important information tools for lawyers, in-house counsel and decision-makers worldwide. The authors are internationally recognized experts from leading law firms.
Philipp Strasser and Jan Philipp Meyer discuss Supreme Court Decision: No coverage under business interruption insurance for prohibition of access under COVID-19-MG
Philipp Strasser and Jan Philipp Meyer discuss a recently published decision of the Austrian Supreme Court in the legal journal ecolex, which has received much attention not only in Austria but also in neighbouring countries. In this decision, the Supreme Court had to assess possible coverage claims under a dread disease insurance policy or, more specifically, the question of whether such claims exist also for business restrictions based not on the Law on Epidemics (the “Epidemiegesetz”), but on a special law passed after the pandemic outbreak of COVID 19 (the “COVID-19-Maßnahmengesetz“). In this decision, the Supreme Court has now taken a position on numerous questions that were the subject of discussions in academia and have also been treated inconsistently by the Austrian courts.
Dieter Heine and Michael Schloßgangl: The Dispute Resolution Review: Austria 2021
In the latest edition of The Dispute Resolution Review, Dieter Heine and Michael Schloßgangl analyze dispute resolution, the methodology and applicable procedural law in Austria. The well-known professional publication series The Law Reviews provides in-depth analysis of global legal issues and their economic impact. The articles are written by recognized experts from leading international law firms.
Philipp Strasser and Philipp Meyer: ICLG Insurance & Reinsurance 2021 - Austria
A must-read of insurance law by Philipp Strasser and Jan Philipp Meyer: The International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG) to Insurance & Reinsurance - Austria 2021. This annual publication highlights the most important legal implications of domestic insurance and reinsurance law.
Theresa Nindl on the termination of employment during Corona short-time work.
Rising unemployment and looming businesses: The Corona pandemic has a firm grip on our economy. One of the measures to remedy the situation is Corona short-time work. Companies taking advantage of it are obliged in principle to maintain the number of their workforce. But, do they always have to? On wirtschaftsanwaelte.at, Vavrovsky Heine Marth attorney Theresa Nindl explains what is possible if the company's continued existence itself is at risk. >> Read full article