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Lansky, Ganzger + Partner (LGP)

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

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Austria

Within Corporate and M&A, tier 5

Lansky, Ganzger + Partner (LGP) mainly advises its longstanding clients on ongoing corporate matters such as restructurings, joint ventures and compliance. Practice head Ronald Frankl also now servces as managing partner.

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Within Dispute resolution, Lansky, Ganzger + Partner (LGP) is a second tier firm,

Lansky, Ganzger + Partner (LGP) is representing BAWAG against the city of Linz regarding the assertion of claims related to currency-linked resettable swaps. Other clients include ÖBB. Helena Marko heads the practice.

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Within EU and competition, Lansky, Ganzger + Partner (LGP) is a third tier firm,

Lansky, Ganzger + Partner (LGP) works ‘quickly and with great care’. Practice head Alexander Egger and is acting for Austrian Federal Railways in its action against the alleged elevator cartel. Gerald Ganzger is ‘certainly a good choice’.

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Within Intellectual property and media, tier 5

Clients of Lansky, Ganzger + Partner (LGP) express the ‘highest satisfaction’ with the firm’s media team, which advises broadcasters and print media companies. The firm also acts for individuals in the public domain in contentious matters. Gerald Ganzger is recommended.

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Within IT and telecoms, tier 5

Lansky, Ganzger + Partner (LGP) is experienced in data protection and broadcasting law matters, servicing clients in the media, telecoms and internet sectors. Gerald Ganzger is the main contact.

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Within Real estate, tier 4

The real estate practice at Lansky, Ganzger + Partner (LGP) is now headed by associate Robert Salfenauer, who took over from Stephan Eberhardt, who joined DLA Piper Weiss-Tessbach. Andreas Bernegger also left the firm. The team advises a number of private clients on real estate investments and acts for commercial clients on lease agreements.

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  • „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

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