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Summer Opening June 13, 2018

Once again, the KNOETZL family was delighted to gather on our rooftop terrace in the heart of Vienna’s glorious imperial center to Open the Summer of 2018 with many of our cherished clients, friends, business partners, colleagues at the bar, fellow professional services providers, and members of the press – both from Austria, and elsewhere. …

CEE Legal Visits With KNOETZL MP

  CEE Legal,  a well-regarded professional publication covering legal affairs, law practice news and developments in and throughout the CEE Region, caught up with KNOETZL Managing Partner, Tim Pfister for an interview in its regular feature “Expat on the Market”. The publisher was curious about how Tim came to the CEE legal market centered in…

THE FUTURE HAS ARRIVED – BUSINESS AND LITIGATION STRATEGIES TO COPE WITH THE WAVES OF CHANGE FACING THE LIFE SCIENCES INDUSTRY

Pharmaceuticals Future

ABA International Section Life Sciences Conference in Copenhagen, June 10-12, 2018   Some of the most innovative practitioners and academics from both sides of the Atlantic gathered at the ABA International Section Life Sciences Conference in Copenhagen this week to exchange ideas and news on developments in the life sciences business and to grapple with…

Liability of Managing Directors of a GmbH for Incorrect Financial Information and “Civil Fraud” – Austrian Supreme Court Ruling 6 Ob 244/17a

Director’s liability is a recurring issue in both the Austrian and German courts. One reason is that, when a company goes into bankruptcy, its receivers and creditors tend to look for alternative sources of funds, especially when the directors are covered by D&O Insurance. In this Austrian case, a buyer of equipment from a company that…

KNOETZL hosts second Workshop in cooperation with ELSA WU Wien

KNOETZL hosts second Workshop in cooperation with ELSA WU Wien On 15 May 2018, KNOETZL hosted the second workshop in cooperation with the European Law Students’ Association, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Business Law Chapter (ELSA WU Wien). About 20 highly motivated students were given a lecture on cross examination techniques by KNOETZL partner…

M&A Litigation in US and EU

Red leather Mergers and Acquisitions Law Book with a gold embossed jigsaw piece logo and text, with a blank legal document and a judge’s gavel.

Together with a UK and US lawyers and a Delaware Supreme Court judge, KNOETZL’s Katrin Hanschitz explored “Trends in Merger and Acquisition Law and Practice: The Interrelationship between Stockholder Voting and Director Duties” on a panel at the ABA International Section New York last week. With the Corwin and Trulia rulings of the Delaware Supreme Court as…

Workshop in Kooperation mit ELSA WU

KNOETZL veranstaltet am 15.05.2018 in Kooperation mit ELSA WU einen Workshop zum Thema „Cross Examination Skills“. Zuerst wird unser Schiedsrechtsexperte Florian Haugeneder einen Einführung in die Techniken der Zeugenbefragung geben. Im anschließenden Praxisteil wird interaktiv mit den Teilnehmern eine Zeugenbefragung simuliert. So können die Befragungstechniken geübt und angewendet werden. Alle Teilnehmer erhalten etwa eine Woche vor dem…