Comparison of Arbitration Rules of 8 most popular Arbitral Institutions from KIAP Lawyers

The global pandemic has shown that while state courts may be closed, proceedings in international arbitration still go on – all documents can be submitted electronically, arbitration hearings may be held online, arbitrators write decisions quicker than usual.

KIAP Partner Anna Grishchenkova included into the Task force of ICC Commission on Arbitration & ADR

Anna Grishchenkova, KIAP Partner and Deputy Chairman of the ICC Russia Commission on Arbitration, joined the Task Force on “ADR and Arbitration” of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR.

KIAP lawyers secured the enforcement of the VIAC’s arbitral award in Italy during the lockdown

In March 2019 International Commercial Arbitration practice lawyers of KIAP won a litigation at Vienna International Arbitration Center, representing the interests of a Russian client against an Italian equipment manufacturer. The dispute was related to the return of the advance payment under the supply contract and compensation for losses caused by the early termination of the contract.

AKD adds six new partners to Benelux footprint

AKD has appointed six new partners in Belgium and the Netherlands. Following the appointment of three new partners in Luxembourg earlier this year, AKD thus further increases its Benelux footprint.

Bär & Karrer boosts its Tax Practice with Raoul Stocker as Partner

Bär & Karrer is pleased to announce that it further strengthens the firm with the arrival of Raoul Stocker, who has rejoined Bär & Karrer as partner of 1 June 2020. 

BFH: Only legacies and gifts from legal father enjoy privileged status

The legal father and the biological father may not be the same person. This has tax implications, as only legacies and gifts from the legal father fall under tax bracket I, the most favorable tax bracket.

Changes to German stock corporation law due to COVID-19 – Virtual general meetings

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic extends to German stock corporation law. To ensure that businesses remain capable of functioning effectively, stock corporations can now also hold virtual general meetings.

UBM and ARE: joint real estate project developments in Vienna and Munich

UBM Development, a leading European real estate developer, and ARE Austrian Real Estate GmbH, a subsidiary of Bundesimmobiliengesellschaft (BIG) specialising in office and residential properties, are jointly developing part of the Aspanggründe in Vienna’s 3rd district and a project area in Munich-Moosach. The cooperation is a joint venture in Austria and in Germany through mutual …

DORDA advises sustainably – Launch of the Sustainability Practice Group

In keeping with today’s World Environment Day, DORDA announces the establishment of the Sustainability Practice Group. The new practice group brings together experts from various legal fields to provide targeted support to companies in their efforts to operate successfully and sustainably at the same time.

DORDA advises on the merger of the hosting providers easyname and dogado

Under the lead of M&A expert Christian Ritschka, DORDA’s Digital Industries Group advised Florian Schicker and easyname on the merger with the German dogado group.