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Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH (SCWP Schindhelm)

Wächtergasse 1, 1010 Vienna, Vienna, AUSTRIA
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Austria


Austria

Within Banking and finance, tier 4

Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH (SCWP Schindhelm) is noted as ‘the best non-Viennese banking law firm’. Immanuel Gerstner has expertise in fund structures and regulatory issues. Thomas Podlesak, who joined from DLA Piper Weiss-Tessbach, recently advised Erste Bank der Österreichischen Sparkassen.

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Within Central and Eastern Europe, Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH (SCWP Schindhelm) is a third tier firm,

Present in seven countries across CEE, Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH (SCWP Schindhelm) is particularly active in arbitration, with new of counsel Markus Fellner recommended.

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Within Corporate and M&A, tier 6

Good-quality’ firm Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH (SCWP Schindhelm) has a stronghold in Upper Austria with an industrial client base which includes Cross Industries, Greiner and Energie Oberösterreich. Franz Mittendorfer advised the latter on the sale of its Eastern European business to the Czech Republic’s EP International.

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Within Dispute resolution, Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH (SCWP Schindhelm) is a third tier firm,

Considered ‘a tough opponent’ by peers, Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH (SCWP Schindhelm) has a particular stronghold in the field of construction, and was joined by Markus Fellner, previously a sole practitioner.

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Within EU and competition, tier 4

At Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH (SCWP Schindhelm), practice head Markus P. Fellner, who joined the firm having previously been a sole practitioner, is representing the Austrian subsidiary of Kühne + Nagel in proceedings relating to the alleged freight forwarders cartel.Christina Hummer is also recommended.

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Within Real estate and construction, Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH (SCWP Schindhelm) is a third tier firm,

A well-regarded Upper Austrian firm, Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH (SCWP Schindhelm) advises on real estate transactions and construction law, including disputes, and represents a number of international investors and two major developers. Recent clients include Evertree Real Estate, WAG Wohnungsanlagen Gesellschaft, and Institut für Anlageberatung, which is part of the Soravia Group. Immanuel Gerstner is the main contact.

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Austria

Offices in Linz, Wels, Vienna, and Graz

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Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH (SCWP Schindhelm)

  • First leniecy applicant fined due to negligent non-cooperation

    On April 14, 2010 the Austrian Cartel Court released a decision1 imposing an overall fine of EUR 1.52 million on four companies participating in a cartel in the printing chemical sector. The investigation of the cartel by the Austrian Federal Competition Authority was triggered by a leniency application. As in other jurisdictions, if all requirements are fulfilled no fine will be imposed on the first leniency applicant for his cooperation. However, in this particular case, the first leniency applicant negligently failed to fulfil its obligation of full cooperation. Consequently, the Austrian Federal Competition Authority requested the Austrian Cartel Court to impose a fine on the first leniency applicant.
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  • PL: Crime of active corruption and commercial bribery

    A conviction for the crimes of active corruption and commercial bribery, which are defined in art. 229 and 296a of the Polish Criminal Code (CC), not only brings about consequences on the grounds of criminal law, but also implies negative consequences in other spheres of law. One of these involves administrative law, more precisely public procurement law, which provides that company officers convicted for the above-mentioned crimes are to be excluded from public contract award procedures.  read more...
  • AT: Ministry of Finance publishes its view on certain aspects relating to private equity funds

    With the amendment of the Austrian investment fund regime by virtue of including alternative investment funds into its scope, the tax aspects of re-qualifications of existing (private equity) vehicles into investment funds and thus the application of the Austrian investment fund tax regime were rather unclear. With a newly-published opinion, the Austrian Ministry of Finance has now shed some light on its view on selected tax aspects of such re-qualification.  read more...
  • CZ: Czech Competition Authority is not authorised to enter business premises without a warrant

    The European Court of Human Rights ("ECHR") recently acknowledged a complaint by Delta Bakery (the "judgment") and confirmed that the Czech Competition Authority ( Úřad pro ochranu hospodářské soutěže , "CCA") violated Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights ("Convention") when entering the Delta Bakery premises without first obtaining a warrant.  read more...
  • Hungary: What will banks need to (re)pay their borrowers?

    In recent years, bank customers in Hungary have initiated numerous litigations claiming that their loan agreements are illegal, invalid, or null and void for a variety of reasons. Mostly, these reasons centered on the legality of the application of spreads in FX-based loans and on the validity of the unilateral amendments applied by the banks regarding fees and interest rates.  read more...
  • Austria: Extension of the threshold regulation until the year 2016

    The "threshold regulation" adjusting (raising) the sub-thresholds of the Austrian Procurement Act ("BVergG") will be extended once again, namely for two more years. This plan was disclosed in the press briefing issued in conjunction with the retreat held by the members of Austria's federal government on September 27th and 28th this year. Thus, contracting authorities will continue to be able to benefit from substantial procedural simplifications when awarding contracts below the threshold in 2015 and 2016 as well. read more...
  • Serbia: Insolvency Act Amendments adopted

    As of 13 August 2014, the amendments and supplements to the Insolvency Act [Zakon o stečaju] are in force, published in the Official Gazette of RS no. 83/2014 ("New IA"). The New IA shall not be implemented retroactively, and those insolvency proceedings that were ongoing on the day the New IA entered into force will be continued under the previously valid rules. read more...
  • Hungary: New advertising tax feels like a bucket

    Hungary's new advertising tax, which has been introduced effective as of 15 August 2014, affects not only media companies, online and offline content providers and advertising agencies (media companies), but may also affect regular manufacturing and trading companies active in various industry segments (commercial companies). read more...
  • Voluntary ex ante transparency notice does not provide a clean bill of health...

    The ECJ has ruled that the so-called "voluntary  ex ante  transparency notice" under certain circumstances does not preclude review authorities from declaring a contract ineffective if it was awarded without prior publication of a contract notice. Moreover, the ECJ ruled that review authorities must declare a contract ineffective if the contracting authority could not legitimately hold that that the conditions for directly awarding the contract were in fact satisfied (ECJ 11.09.2014, Case C-19/13 Fastweb SpA ). read more...
  • Austria / EU: Latest EU Sanctions against Russia

    After introducing the "sectoral sanctions" against Russia on 1 August 2014 (see our  Legal Insight of 1 August 2014 ), the sanctions regime has been tightened further on September 12 as set out in EC Regulation No 960/2014. read more...
  • Austria: Judgment sheds light on joint ventures under the country’s merger control*

    Austrian merger control continues to capture non-full-function joint ventures. Joint ventures covered by merger control are sheltered against parallel assessment under the Austrian rules against anticompetitive agreements (no dual control). read more...