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Lansky, Ganzger + Partner (LGP)

BIBERSTRAßE 5, 1010 VIENNA, AUSTRIA
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Bratislava, Sarajevo, Vienna

Austria

Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 5

Lansky, Ganzger + Partner (LGP)

Lansky, Ganzger + Partner (LGP) handles a wide range of corporate matters, including transactions, restructurings and joint ventures for its client base, which includes Casinos Austria, Österreichische Sportwetten and ÖBB. The ‘excellent’ Ronald Frankl heads the team.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Lansky, Ganzger + Partner (LGP)

Lansky, Ganzger + Partner (LGP) represented BAWAG in a swap dispute with the city of Linz. Gerald Ganzger and Helena Marko head the practice, which defended the Austrian state of Burgenland against claims made by the Schloss Esterhazy Foundation alleging non-maintenance of the foundation’s Schloss Esterhazy property.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 4

Lansky, Ganzger + Partner (LGP)

Lansky, Ganzger + Partner (LGP) is particularly active in competition disputes and also assists its client base with state aid issues. Alexander Egger heads the team.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 3

Lansky, Ganzger + Partner (LGP)

Lansky, Ganzger + Partner (LGP) has a strong focus on media and competition law but also covers copyright, data protection and IT work. Clients include NEWS and ATV. The ‘very well connected’ Gerald Ganzger heads the team.

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Legal Developments by:
Lansky, Ganzger + Partner (LGP)

  • „Fracking“ – Beitrag zur Energieautarkheit oder Umweltzerstörung in großem Stil?

    Nun hat die Fracking-Welle also auch Österreich im Griff. Während bisher die nationale Erdgasförderung kaum von der Öffentlichkeit wahrgenommen wurde und vielmehr die großen internationalen Pipeline-Projekte und die damit verbundene Versorgungssicherheit respektive die Unabhängigkeit von Russland bzw. von den Transit-Staaten im Vordergrund stand, rüsten sich aufgrund großer Funde im Weinviertel nunmehr Energieunternehmen auf der einen und Umweltorganisationen sowie Anrainer auf der anderen Seite zum Schlagabtausch in Österreich. Der Gesetzgeber reagierte darauf mit einer Novellierung des Umweltverträglichkeitsprüfungsgesetzes durch Implementierung eines neuen Tatbestandes.
    - Lansky, Ganzger & Partner Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Legal Developments in Austria

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  • Hungary: Towards strengthened investor protection

    After the broker scandals of 2015, the government introduced new protective measures this year to restore Hungarian investors' trust in capital markets instruments and investment service providers. In 2015, it was discovered that some local broker houses had manipulated their information systems and as a result their reports on securities were not an accurate reflection of the reality. read more...
  • ECJ issues preliminary ruling on cross-border mergers

    On August 28 2014 the Austrian Supreme Court submitted a request to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) (6 Ob 137/13 k) for a preliminary ruling on the interpretation of EU law regarding cross-border mergers. read more...
  • #Rio2016 - A Trademark Infringement?

    Recent media coverage has reported that it will be prohibited for companies to use hashtags such as #Rio2016, or to share official reports regarding the Olympic Games on social media. Are these serious threats? Or are they simply (unsuitable) attempts to protect official sponsors as comprehensively as possible? read more...
  • Hungary: A new era in electronic litigation has begun

    As of 1 July 2016, an amendment to Act III of 1952 on the Code of Civil Procedure (" Act ") came into force introducing the possibility – sometimes the obligation – to communicate with the courts electronically. read more...
  • One and two character domain names will be available soon under the Austrian ccTLD

    While it has been possible to register one or two character domain names ("short domains") under several Top Level Domains (TLDs) for quite some time (eg for the German ".de" TLD, following the 2009 "vw.de" judgment), the Austrian registry operator nic.at has hitherto not delegated short domains under the TLD ".at" (to date the minimum length of domain names under the ".at" top level domain had been three characters). Read more...
  • Czech Republic: Real Estate Transfer Tax to be paid by transferees

    Under the provisions of the Statutory Measure of the Senate No. 340/2013 Coll. on Real Estate Transfer Tax (the " RE Transfer Tax Ac "), the transferor is obliged to pay the real estate transfer tax (the " RE Transfer Tax ") when ownership title to real estate is acquired by purchase or exchange, unless the transferor and the transferee stipulate otherwise in the purchase or exchange agreement. read more...
  • Austria: Shareholder Agreements - Back to Normal?

    On 1 January 2015 the act to amend regulations for partnerships, as defined under the Austrian Civil Code (GesbR-Reformgesetz – GesbR-RG, BGBl I 83/2014), entered into force. read more...
  • Czech Republic: New developments in contract registration

    The brand new Contract Register Act came into effect on 1 July 2016 (the Act). After 1 July 2016, contracts concluded with certain subjects, such as the state (the Czech Republic), state fund, etc., need to be published in the register of contracts (the "Register").If a contract is not published in the Register within three months of its conclusion, it is considered invalid from the outset (as if the contract was never concluded). read more...
  • Hungary: Amendment to the Civil Code in order to foster lending

    On 13 June 2016 the Hungarian Parliament adopted an amendment to the Civil Code which entered into force two years ago. The main body of the amendment will enter into force on 1 October 2016, and reintroduces the independent mortgage ( önálló zálogjog ) which used to be part of the Hungarian secured transactions regime under the former civil code, and refines the rules of the security deposit ( óvadék ). read more...
  • CJEU rules on liability of marketplace operators for trademark infringements

    Should landlords care about their tenants' IP infringements? According to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), they should!