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In our Practical Pointers Publications we keep you updated on current developments in legal practice and in our firm.

 

 

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09 April 2019

Philipp Strasser And Jan Philipp Meyer: The International Comparative Legal Guide To Insurance & Reinsurance 2019 – Austria

Vavrovsky Heine Marth Partner Philipp Strasser and attorney Jan Philipp Meyer author the Austrian chapter of this year’s ICLG - The International Comparative Legal Guide to Insurance & Reinsurance, in which they provide an overview of the most important legal implications of national insurance and reinsurance law. In the annual International Comparative Legal Guides, national experts offer information on about 45 practice areas in 140 jurisdictions.
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14 March 2019

Philipp Strasser and Jan Philipp Meyer Publish Getting The Deal Through Insurance Litigation 2019 – Austria

In the recently published Getting the Deal Through – Insurance Litigation 2019, Vavrovsky Heine Marth partner Philipp Strasser and attorney at law Jan Philipp Meyer give an overview of insurance litigation in Austria. In its Q&A comparative series, Getting the Deal Through - available as hardcopy and online - compares over 80 practice areas in more than 150 jurisdictions. The national chapters are authored by leading experts in their fields. 
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25 February 2019

Philipp Strasser In CFO aktuell: Obligation To Insure In The Light Of An Uncertain Future? Risk Management and D&O Insurance From The Business Judgement Rule Perspective

Legal requirements and liability regulations lead managers to more and more focus on minimizing risks. In CFO aktuell, a magazine for Finance & Controlling, Philipp Strasser and Stephan Klinger publish on risk management and D&O insurance in the light of the Business Judgement Rule. The article especially focuses on which legal requirements can be applied to diligent management when assessing and protecting against future events. [...]
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28 January 2019

Dominik Loidl in the ÖJZ: Modernization of the Austrian Civil Code (ABGB) – A Conference Report Regarding Property Law

Much of the wording of the Austrian Civil Code (Allgemeines Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch, ABGB) dates back over 200 years. A team led by University Professor Peter Bydlinski has developed a proposal for the modernization, which was presented in the course of a conference in March 2018. Together with Jakub Bojkovsky, Vavrovsky Heine Marth Associate Dominik Loidl reports on the debates regarding property law in the Austrian lawyers journal (Österreichische Juristenzeitung, ÖJZ). [...]
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23 January 2019

Philipp Strasser and Jan Philipp Meyer: The Duty to Insure in Times of Uncertainty – Risk Management and D&O Insurance under the Business Judgement Rule

In The In-House Lawyer, issued by the British publishing house Legalease (particularly known for its Legal 500 series), Philipp Strasser and Jan Philipp Meyer examine “The Duty to Insure in Times of Uncertainty – Risk Management and D&O Insurance under the Business Judgement Rule”. In this article, the two authors of the Austrian chapter in the Country Comparative Guide „Insurance and Reinsurance“ look into the standard of care directors and officers owe when it comes to quantifying a business’ risks and, subsequently, to providing for adequate safeguards or mitigation measures against those risks. [...]
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10 January 2019

Dieter Heine and Florian Stefan: Chambers Global Practice Guide Litigation 2019 - Law and Practice - Austria

Dieter Heine and Florian Stefan authored the chapter "Law and Practice - Austria" in the Global Practice Guide Litigation 2019, published by the internationally renowned legal directory Chambers and Partners. The Global Practice Guides comment on major areas of law in various jurisdictions. Authors are chosen very carefully by Chambers and Partners. They are ranked among the leading specialists in their field.
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19 December 2018

Arbitrating Climate Change-Related Disputes: Nikolaus Vavrovsky and Florian Stefan in the new issue of Corporate Disputes Magazine

In the new issue of Corporate Disputes magazine, published by Financier Worldwide, Nikolaus Vavrovsky and Florian Stefan address the topic “Arbitrating Climate Change-Related Disputes“. Growing concerns in the society lead to understand arbitration as a new tool to combat climate change, by suing corporations for damages for the impact of global warming and forcing governments to take action. Likewise, climate change related effects give rise to commercial arbitrations relating to issues entirely unexpected at the time of contract conclusion. [...]

Nikolaus Vavrovsky, partner at Vavrovsky Heine Marth, is an experienced arbitration expert and member of the Task Force on Arbitration of Climate Change-Related Disputes of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR. Florian Stefan, senior associate at Vavrovsky Heine Marth, focuses his practice on international commercial arbitration and investment treaty law.
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29 November 2018

Dieter Heine and Nina Stiglitz publish in Getting The Deal Through: Complex Commercial Litigation 2019 - Austria

Vavrovsky Heine Marth parnter Dieter Heine and attorney at law Martina Linden authored the Austrian chapter in the recently published Getting the Deal Through: Complex Commercial Litigation 2019 – available online and as hard copy. Every year, Getting the Deal Through publishes comparisons of over 80 practice areas, in which internationally leading experts share their inside knowledge on their respective areas. [...]
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