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.

Change of Options for Changing Times

This article was published on the Lexis Middle East Law Alert magazine, brought to you by LexisNexis Middle East and ACC Middle East (June-July). You can also download the digital version of the magazine by clicking on the link at the bottom of the article.

GOLAW Managing Partner joined the working group on the Prevention of money laundering and terrorist

GOLAW Managing Partner, attorney at law Valentyn Gvozdiy, joined the working group on regulatory and legal support of financial monitoring and prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing matters at the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine. The relevant decree has been signed by the Minister of Justice of Ukraine Denis Malyuska.