Europe/Austria

ESG in 2024: getting to grips with the new paradigm

Due diligence, stock exchange requirements, carbon markets and nature will be on next year's ESG agenda, write HSF’s Silke Goldberg, Ernst Muller and Tihomir Svilanovic

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Around the house: ADM taps Baker Hughes for GC, Moody’s hands GC role to long-serving in-house lawyer

This week’s roundup of top in-house moves also includes appointments at Swarovski, Cox Enterprises, Ceribell and Intact Financial Corporation

Fieldfisher opens in Vienna as part of latest European growth push

New office will be led by Austria managing partner Thomas Ruhm, who joins from SCWP

The Global Legal Post launches international comparative guide to Family Asset Protection

Edited by Marcus Dearle, online resource explores how key jurisdictions approach divorce, finance and the media

Taylor Wessing secures top patent litigator in Vienna ahead of Unified Patent Court's launch

UPC expert Thomas Adocker joins Anglo-German firm from Schwarz Schönherr

Lawyers from Trussardi and Loro Piana to debate influencer marketing’s impact on luxury sector

Webinar hosted by Luxury Law Alliance and Bird & Bird will explore ‘trends, tips and opportunities’

Littler adds Austrian employment specialists Gerlach Rechtsanwalte to global platform

Partnership ramps up Littler's European presence and follows Norwegian expansion last year

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Former commissioner waltzes into Baker McKenzie

Former head of public takeover commission in Austria steps into Baker McKenzie role.

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Schoenherr moves into Upper Austria

After being on the radar for some time Vienna-based firm strengthens its Austrian presence with opening of new office in Linz, Upper Austria.

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Brexit and environment on the agenda in busy week for maritime lawyers

European Maritime lawyers meet in London Brexit, hot on the heels of IMO approving GHG programme and rejecting US last minute pitch.

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The UK & Europe cryptocurrency race is on

Race is on but compariable regulatory extensions suggests UK regulation of the cryptocurrency market would take two years, says legal director.

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ICOs not working as expected say regulators

EU financial markets regulator to examines ICOs to determine road aged for regulation.

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ACC Europe elects new president

Hans Albers of Juniper Networks is to lead the European in-house network, aims for growth.

Balancing competitiveness and environment tops the maritime agenda

Global Legal Post is at the Malta Maritime Summit 2018, officially opened by the Malta transport minister, who also held tripartite meeting.

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Austria rejects 'fake' gay asylum claim…again

Days after a young Afghan was denied asylum because he did not 'act' or 'dress' like a homosexual, another man judged as acting 'too girlish.'

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CJEU takes the biscuit!

Following a CJEU order, the EU intellectual property office (EUIPO) needs to revisit a 16-year-old decision on the shape of KitKat bars.

  • 5yrs

Digital age copyright reform stalls as MEPs vote down changes

Despite celebrity endorsement, reform of EU copyright reform voted down giving campaigning internet companies a big win.

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EU asked for GDPR exemptions by regulators

Regulators are concerned cross-border investigations could be placed in jeopardy by GDPR requirements.

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EC to remove 'unwarranted' regulatory barriers for SBBS

The European Commission (EC) is proposing new rules to remove regulatory barriers and offer market-led solutions for sovereign bond-backed securities (SBBS).

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Lawyer activist slaps global platforms with $8 billion GDPR lawsuits

By the time dusk fell on GDPR day last Friday, an Austrian activist lawyer had already slapped global platforms with multibillion-euro complaints.

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