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30 June 2021
Philipp Strasser and Jan Philipp Meyer in The Insurance and Reinsurance Law Review 2021In 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.
26 May 2021
Philipp Strasser and Jan Philipp Meyer discuss Supreme Court Decision: No coverage under business interruption insurance for prohibition of access under COVID-19-MGPhilipp 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.
07 April 2021
Dieter Heine and Michael Schloßgangl: The Dispute Resolution Review: Austria 2021In 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.
22 March 2021
Philipp Strasser and Philipp Meyer: ICLG Insurance & Reinsurance 2021 - AustriaA 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.
08 March 2021
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
15 October 2020
New edition of Getting The Deal Through MediationIn the new edition of Getting The Deal Through (GTDT) Mediation, Vavrovsky Heine Marth's Dieter Heine authored the Austrian chapter. Together with co-author Anne-Karin Grill, he analyses in the well known Q&A format national polotical and economic aspects of commercial mediation. The renowned GTDT series covers more than 80 legal areas, which are presented by internationally leading experts for their respective jurisdiction.
05 August 2020
Philipp Strasser and Jan Philipp Meyer: Business interruption insurance in times of COVID-19 in Zeitschrift für VersicherungsrechtThe COVID-19 pandemic has a massive macro- and microeconomic impact. Innumerable companies are directly or indirectly affected by the consequential restrictions of public and economic life. In their article, published in the renowned legal journal ZVers - Zeitschrift für Versicherungsrecht (Insurance Law Review), Philipp Strasser and Jan Philipp Meyer provide an analysis on business interruption insurance in times of COVID-19 as well as the expectations of the Austrian (insurance) industry. [...]
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03 June 2020