Opinion of advocate general Hogan on copyright levies for cloud services: National legislator’s Leeway confirmed
In principle, the author of a work protected by copyright has an exclusive right to reproduce or copy it. In Austria, however, anyone has the right to make copies of such works for private use. Originally, the legislator had scenarios in mind where people recorded music from the radio with their stereo system and a …
Artificial intelligence (AI) will shape our digital future. Self-driving cars, smart cities, digital factories and more precise medical diagnoses – the opportunities of AI are endless. However, its use also triggers significant risks. Algorithms or deep learning tools which are not accurate might severely affect people. In specific cases it might even raise complex ethical …
Are delivery obligations between businesses still to be fulfilled?
Short-time work is generally understood to be the temporary, foreseeable reduction in normal working hours (by at least 10% to a maximum of 90%).
Which laws are applicable and what are the most important regulations?
In the days between 13 March 2020 and 15 March 2020, the government announced a comprehensive package of measures to combat Covid-19 (“Corona virus”), which is to enter into force on 16 March 2020. This in particular includes the ordered closure of shops and restaurants. The following initial overview addresses a number of key issues …
Corona Virus: Impacts on Taxation, Financial Statements, Ability to distribute dividends. What you have to watch out for!
What are the effects of COVID-19 and the measures recently taken by the federal government on litigation proceedings?
Covid-19 poses major challenges for (cross-border) M&A transactions as well as for capital market deals.
What effects does the current situation have on planned shareholders’ meetings? Can shareholders’ meetings be held? And are there any delays in registrations with the commercial register?