09 November 2017Philipp Strasser publishes in the Austrian Management Review: No Risk - No Management? Corporations are represented and substantially steered by managers. Which legal liabilities do they underlie? In the current edition of the Austrian Management Review, Vavrovsky Heine Marth partner Philipp Strasser and Stephan Klinger analyze whether management without risk is possible.
30 October 2017Taxi vs UBER – In the Austrian magazine „News“ Varvovsky Heine Marth Partner Dieter Heine and taxi operator Manfred Skorpis give an interview about the two providers of passenger transport. Customers get the same service from both companies but UBER uses rental cars to operate their fares and therefore underlies a different legal framework. Many questions connected to insurance and employment law have arisen and Dieter Heine clarifies them in this article.
20 October 2017Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte organized together with MARSH Austria „Practical Pointers – W&I Insurance“. Moderated by Vavrovsky Heine Marth partner Philipp Strasser, Dr. Dennis Froneberg, AIG Europe Limited (Frankfurt), Dr. Sven Förster, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP (Munich) andMarian Joraschkewitz, Marsh GmbH (Frankfurt) discussed „Warranty & Indemnity Insurance“ (W&I Insuvance at the famous Vienna Restaurant Konstantin Filippou. [...]
18 October 2017Must read: Nikolaus Vavrovsky - Der erfolgreiche Geschäftsführer (second edition). Managing directors have exciting tasks but also underlie numerous risks. In the second edition of his handbook of best practice, Vavrovsky Heine Marth partner Nikolaus Vavrovsky gives an overview of a managing director's rights and obligations, civil and administrative liabilities, corporate crises insolvency and corporate recovery, contract law and many more issues. This must read has just been published by the Austrian publishing house Manz and is available as of now. [...]
18 October 2017Vavrovsky Heine Marth supports young refugees on their way into professional life. For six years, the foundation „the CONNECTION“ has been working with young refugees and accompanies them in their integration, planning of their future and entering professional life in Austria. Starting Thursday, October 19, Vavrovsky Heine Marth attorney Laura Weissel and Senior Associate Nina Mösinger will talk on different legal issues at the "CONNECTION-Lernfabrik". The lectures address topics, which are important for the participats' steps into professional life. [...]
13 October 2017Led by Dieter Heine, Vavrovsky Heine Marth again succeeds in the matter Taxi vs UBER before the Higher Regional Court Vienna. In a second decision, the Higher Regional Court Vienna confirms an Injunction granted by the Commercial Court Vienna against Viennese rental car companies whose drivers accept fares via UBER. In its decision, the court analyses the service agreement between UBER and the rental car companies and finds that the behavior establishes a Violation of the legal regulations. By obtaining this decision, the team of Vavrovsky Heine Marth led by the firm's partner Dieter Heine secured an important step in the matter of taxi vs UBER.
09 October 2017Taxi vs UBER - Higher Regional Court Vienna confirms injunction against rental car Company. UBER uses rental car company whose drivers accept fares via UBER. The Commercial Court Vienna has issued and injunction against Viennese rental companies. The injunction was now confirmed by the Higher Regional Court Vienna. The legal dispute mainly revolves around the issue that UBER's system disregards the Viennese regulations for taxis, rental and guest cars and, thus, rental car companies working for UBER have an illegal market advantage compared to non-co-operating rental car and taxi companies. For the first time, the Higher Regional Court Vienna followed this argument.
04 October 2017Philipp Strasser: key note speaker at the Evening Lounge „Compliance – der Spagat zwischen Haftung und Unternehmensführung“. Last week, the LIMAK Club and the Kepler Society organized an Evening Lounge on the issue Compliance - Between Liability and Corporate Leadership. The event took place at the im Bergschlößl in Linz, Upper Austria. Vavrovsky Heine Marth partner Philipp Strasser spoke in his key note speach in seiner Key Note Speech about the regulatory environment and its challenges for corporations. The speech was followed by a lively discussion.
27 September 2017Eye sight. Not chasing seconds is what counts at the yearly Vienna Night Run but to enjoy a common sportive activity and to show compassion together. Full of energy and dedication, our Vavrovsky Heine Marth Team participated in this year's charity event, where everyone was a winner. We are very much looking forward to participaring next year again!
06 September 2017Taxi vs UBER - Dieter Heine gives an interview in Puls4 Check: In Vienna, UBER uses rental car companies whose drivers accept fares via UBER. By doing so, UBER faces intense legal criticism because taxis and rental cars underly different legal frameworks. Why is it so important that the same services underly the same regulations? Vavrovsky Heine Marth partner Dieter Heine answers this question in an interview with the Austrian tv station Puls4 and warns that UBER could take a Monopoly position, which in turn could result in dire consequences not only for the taxi industry but also for consumers.
05 September 2017Philipp Strasser and Jan Philipp Meyer - Warranty and Indemnity Insurance in Austria: In connection with the Country Comparative Guide „Insurance and Reinsurance“ published by the British publishing house Legalease – particularly known for its Legal 500 series –, Vavrosky Heine Marth partner Philipp Strasser and attorney Jan Philipp Meyer give an overview of Warranty & Indemnity Insurance (W&I Insurance) in Austria. While this insurance product has long been anchored in Anglo-American transactional practice, W&I Insurance insurance has only recently gained importance in continental Europe, particularly on the Austrian market.
31 August 2017Vavrovsky Heine Marth donates to "Herzkinder Österreich". Each year, 700 children are born with a heart defect in Austria. Their parents often face financial, emotional and human hardships. With all their heart, the foundation Herzkinder Österreich supports these "Heart-Parents". And, w e are proud to support Herzkinder Österreich.
23 August 2017Real estate expert Daniela Kager answers readers' queries at the Kurier-Wohntelefon. Among those was for example the question whether the property managing company may charge for supervising construction. In the current edition of Immo-Kurier, real estate expert and Vavrovsky Heine Marth partner Daniela Kager again gives tipps at the Kurier-Wohntelefon.
16 August 2017Real estate expert Daniela Kager answers readers' queries at the Kurier-Wohntelefon. May the company responsible for property management charge extra accounting costs? What exactly falls unter "operating costs"? Real estate expert and Vavrovsky Heine Marth partner Daniela Kager answers these and many more questions posed by readers of the Austrian daily Kurier at the Kurier-Wohntelefon.
09 August 2017Vavrovsky Heine Marth has counseled WIENWERT AG, one of the leading Austrian real estate companies, in concluding a syndicate contract with an EU-based state pension fund as well as in connection with the first real estate acquisitions with a volume of about EUR 22 mn. The team was led by Vavrovsky Heine Marth partner Nikolaus Vavrovsky, other team members were firm-partner Christian Marth and senior associate Daniel Azem.
08 August 2017Vavrovsky Heine Marth counsels Union Investment in the acquisition of a micro apartment complex in Graz for the new special fund Urban Living Nr. 1. Consisting of 378 residential units, the Project "Milestone Graz" is let on a long-term lease to Milestone, one of the most experienced providers of private student accommodation in Austria. Counsel to Union Investment in the transaction was Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte. The team was led by Christian Marth who heads the firm's Real Estate Practice. Other Team members were Laura Weissel (Attorney at Law) und Lisa Haslinger (Senior Associate).
07 August 2017Why does the law differentiate between taxis and rental car Services? Vavrovsky Heine Marth Senior Associate Nina Mösinger analyses this issue in the current edition of VOR Magazine. Because of current legal developments: drivers of rental car companies accept fares via UBER, a practice, which - according to recent court decisions - underlies different legal requirements than taxi services.
24 July 2017Dieter Heine publishes Intellectually Property Rights in Austria Supplement in Wolters Kluwer International Encyclopaedia of Laws. Just recently, the international Publishing house Wolters Kluwer made the supplement "Intellectual Property Rights in Austria" as part of itsrenowned "Encyclopaedia of Laws" available online. Supported by Vavrovsky Heine Marth attorney Fabian Rischka and senior associate Nina Mösinger, the IP-expert Dieter Heine is responsible for this chapter. The publication will soon also be abailable as stand-alone monograph; it is a must-have of international professional literature.
20 July 2017Philipp Strasser and Dieter Heine publish Austrian chapter in Getting The Deal Through: Dispute Resolution 2017. In the recently published edition – available online and as hard copy – the two controversy specialists and partners at Vavrovsky Heine Marth give an overview of dispute resolution in Austria. Every year Getting the Deal Through publishes comparisons of over 80 practice areas, in which internationally leading experts share their inside knowledge on their respective areas.
12 July 2017When tradition meets modernity - high-gloss magazine stil&wert reports on the Vavrovsky Heine Marth office Salzburg. In the heart of the historic city Center, Karl Ludwig Vavrovsky heads the Vavrovsky Heine Marth office in Salzburg. In its current edition, the Salzburg high-gloss magazine stil&wert reports on the office situated at the famous Mozartplatz. Here, tradition meets modernity. Karl Ludwig Vavrovsky is a renowed and highly valued legal expert, especially for restructuring and insolvency as well as private clients.
10 July 2017Nikolaus Vavrovsky authors the Austrian chapter in the Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide International Arbitration: The internationally renowned legal publishing house Chambers and Partners has published the Global Practice Guide International Arbitration 2017. Vavrovsky Heine Marth partner Nikolaus Vavrovsky contributed the Austrian chapter. The guides provide in-house counsel with expert legal commentary on the main practice areas in key jurisdictions around the world. For every guide Chambers and Partners selects authors who are ranked in the relevant Chambers Guides as the best in their field. [...]
22 June 2017Further decision in the matter of taxi vs UBER: lead by Dieter Heine, the Vavrovsky Heine Marth Controversy-team obtained another positive decision for the Austrian taxi industry. The Commercial Court Vienna issued another injunction against a rental car company whose drivers accept fares via UBER. The court found that the rental company could not show that the bookings of the fares are made via the company instead of directly with the driver. In addition, the court found that the UBER-partner violates the legal obligation to return to the permanent business location after each fare.
13 June 2017Prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing: Daniel Azem gives internal training. On January 1, 2017, several new regulations, which had to be implemented into Austrian law due to the 4th EU-Anti Money Laundering Directive, went into force. In the course of an internal Training for the Vavrovsky Heine Marth team, Senior Associate Daniel Azem spoke about the new regulations applicable to the legal Profession. The new rules on legal dilligence aim to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing.
12 June 2017Taxi vs UBER: Dieter Heine obtains injunction for two taxi companies. Under the lead of Dieter Heine, Vavrovsky Heine Marth repressents two taxi companies suing a Vienna based rental car company driving for UBER. Following the plaintiffs, the Vienna Commercial Court found that the rental car company was distorting competition and issued an injunction. According to the injunction bookings for fares may not be made directly to the driver's app, rental cars have to return to their permanent business location after finishing their fare. Several Austrian media reported on this groundbreaking decision.
29 May 2017JUVE Magazin für Wirtschaftsjuristen: top-placement for the Vavrovsky Heine Marth real estate team. In its May/June 2017 edition, the German magazine "JUVE - Magazin für Wirtschaftsjuristen in Österreich" published its analysis of the Austrian legal market for real estate and construction. Once again, Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte receives a top placement. Team head Christian Marth is recommended as one of the leading specialists in real estate and construction law.
24 May 2017Laura Weissel - newly admitted attorney at law in the Real Estate Team. Laura who holds a PhD from the University of Vienna has already worked as an associate at Vavrovsky Heine Marth especially in the areas real estate, corporate and contract law. As an attorney at law, she will continue to strengthen her focus. Our warmest congratulations!
23 May 2017Christian Marth is finalist for the CÄSAR 2017 Award. Every year, the real estate award CÄSAR is given for exceptional accomplishments in the Austrian real estate industry. Vavrovsky Heine Marth Partner Christian Marth is one of three finalists in the category real estate services. The highly coveted CÄSAR is awarded by the industry associations FIABCI, ÖVI, RICS, Salon Real and the professional association of the Real Estate and Capital Trustees of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber.
22 May 2017Florian Stefan - iLawyer. Lawyers get instructed in disputes. Instead of a human this could soon be a robot with artificial intellegence. Already an iLawyer named DoNotPay is used to fight parking tickets in London and New York. In the current VOR Magazine, Vavrovsky Heine Marth associate Florian Stefan describes the respective procedure and explains where the possible developments of iLawyering.
04 May 2017Nikolaus Vavrovsky receives the Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Arbitration. The experienced arbitration expert has successfully finished the internationally accredited program at the University of Lucerne and the University Neuchâtel in cooperation with the Swiss Arbitration Academy (SAA) as one of the best of his class. The Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Arbitration program is endorsed by renowned arbitral institutions such as the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS), ICC Switzerland, the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) and the Vienna International Arbitration Centre (VIAC).
28 April 2017Once again top rankings for partners of Vavrovsky Heine Marth Partner in the trend Anwaltsranking 2017: In its annual ranking of Austria's leading lawyers, the business magazine trend once more awards top rankings to partners of Vavrovsky Heine Marth. Karl Ludwig Vavrovsky is among the top 6 experts for insolvency law, Dieter Heine is ranked among the top 5 specialists in competition law, Christian Marth received a top 2 ranking in real estate law and Nikolaus Vavrovsky is ranked as top 8 expert for litigation and arbitration. Again, these excellent results prove the leading position of Vavrovsky Heine Marth in the firm's core competencies.
19 April 2017Philipp Strasser: Getting The Deal Through: Insurance Litigation 2017 - Austria. In the current edition of Getting the Deal Through – Insurance Litigation 2017, Vavrovsky Heine Marth partner Philipp Strasser and attorney Jan Philipp Meyer give an overview of insurance litigation in Austria. Every year Getting the Deal Through publishes comparisons of over 80 practice areas, in which internationally leading experts share their inside knowledge on their respective areas. The Q&As are available in hardcopy and online.
13 April 2017The Legal 500 EMEA ranks Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte in all core competences. The newly published Directory recommends the firm as leading law firm in Real Estate (Tier 2), in Dispute Resolution - Commercial Litigation (Tier 3) and Dispute Resolution - Arbitration and Mediation (Tier 4). For the first time, Vavrovsky Heine Marth is ranked in the category Insolvency and Corporate Recovery (Tier 3). In addition, the firm's Partners are recommended as being among the top Austrian specialists in their fields. Among others, banking and insurance litigation specialist Philipp Strasser is included as "Recommended Lawyers" for „Dispute Resolution – Commercial Litigation“ and Karl Ludwig Vavrovsky for „Insolvency and Corporate Recovery“ for the first time.
12 April 2017Vavrovsky Heine Marth sponsored ICC event regarding the revised ICC rules. The event was held at the Viennese in-Location Marco Simonis - Bastei 10. Andrea Carlevaris and Alexander Fessas, both ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris, as well as Galina Zukova, Belot Malan & Associés, Paris,presented the new rules. After an interesting discussion participants had oportunity to Network.
11 April 2017Chambers Europe 2017: several rankings for Vavrovsky Heine Marth and the firm's partners. The renowned legal Directory ranks the real estate team lead by Christian Marth in Band 2. Headed by Dieter Heine, Nikolaus Vavrovsky and Philipp Strasser the firm's Dispute resulution team is included in the ranking for the first time.In addition, the partners of Vavrovsky Heine Marth receive several personal recommendations as leading individuals in their respective areas.
04 April 2017Dietmar Meier joins the Vavrovsky Heine Marth Real Estate Team. The experienced lawyer is specialized on real estate development and project financing. Before joining our firm he has worked as corporate counsel inter alia for UBM Development AG, STRAUSS UND PARTNER Development GmbH and PORR AG.
29 March 2017Philipp Strasser - Insurance and Reinsurance in Austria: In the Country Comparative Guide „Insurance and Reinsurance“, published by the British publishing house Legalease – particularly known for its Legal 500 series –, Vavrosky Heine Marth partner Philipp Strasser and associate Florian Stefan give an overview of insurance an reinsurance in Austria. The guides are especially directed to the in-house community to receive legal insights to various jurisdictions. Each country chapter of the Comparative Guides is written by a firm ranked by The Legal 500.
21 March 2017Chambers Global 2017 - Leading Individuals. The renowned international legal directory Chambers and Partners ranks two Vavrovsky Heine Marth partners as leading Austrian experts in Dispute Resolution-Litigation in its latest edition: for the first time, Nikolaus Vavrovsky receives a ranking in Band 4; for the fifth time in a row, Dieter Heine is also ranked in Band 4. [...]
13 March 2017Amended regulations for employee tax assessments came into force in 2017. Vavrovsky Heine Marth associate Daniel Azem explains in the current issue of VORmagazin the "antragslose Arbeitnehmerveranlagung" according to which the authority may automatically assess taxes if an employee has not filed the according application.
17 February 2017Unwelcome Uber drivers. In its recent edition Austria’s daily Wiener Zeitung Michael Ortner covers the dispute between the licensed taxi drivers association and taxi-booking service Uber. In this complex case Dieter Heine, partner at Vavrovsky Heine Marth, advises, among others, the taxi company 40100.
19 January 2017In the current edition of the insurance related magazine Zeitschrift für Versicherungsrecht, Haftungs- und Schadensrecht (VersR) Philipp Strasser, partner at Vavrovsky Heine Marth and expert in insurance law, corporate law and dispute resolution, discusses whether antitrust-fined entities are entitled to reimbursement of such damages by the responsible management. Noting increased activities of the competition authorities, such liability issues have gained accelerated relevance in recent years. In his article, Philipp Strasser offers a comprehensive description on current Austrian and German opinions on the subject matter and depicts the topic whether common D&O insurance policies actually cover such liability claims or whether there exist relevant statutory insurance prohibitions. The outlined subjects are not only of major practical relevance to international D&O insurers in dealing with Claims Management but also can serve as a basis for cover-decisions as regards fines, financial and contractual penalties in general.
18 January 2017Vavrovsky Heine Marth co-sponsors the 13th DASI conference at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna scheduled for March 3 and 4, 2017. The topic this year is Europe Under Pressure. The OSCE in a Complex Security Environment. The OSCE Secretariat, the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (OSCE chairmanship 2017) and the European Commission, among others, are the joint organizers of the conference. More information.
11 January 2017On January 18, 2017 the finals of the Moot Court Civil Law are taking place at the Higher Administrative Court in Vienna. Vavrovsky Heine Marth once again supports one of the teams and is very excited.
09 December 2016Christian Marth, head of Vavrovsky Heine Marth’s real estate team advised BUWOG Group, the leading German-Austrian full-service provider in the residential property business, in the sale of 1146 appartments with approximately 89,000 sqm of total rentable floor area in the Austrian province of Tyrol. The sale was carried out in a bidding process, buyer is the real estate investor Jargonnant Partners. The German legal journal JUVE has an in-depth report on the transaction.
29 November 2016Is it possible to use an artist’s studio for residential purposes? In the current edition of Immo Kurier Daniela Kager, real estate expert with Vavrovsky Heine Marth, addresses this and other questions arising in connection with issues such as profit taxes and real estate re-classifications.
06 December 2016Christian Marth, head of the real estate team at Vavrovsky Heine Marth, advised the Scandinavian hotel operator Pandox on the acquisition of two NH hotels in Austria: one in Salzburg, and the other at Vienna airport. The German legal journal JUVE wrote an in-depth article on the transaction.
05 December 2016What changes does the inheritance law reform 2017 bring with it? In the current edition of the monthly publication VORmagazin Maria Grabner, associate at Vavrovsky Heine Marth, sums up the most important new features of the inheritance laws that will enter into force on January 1, 2017.
02 November 2016Vavrovsky Heine Marth is one of the main sponsors of the VIth AIDA EUROPE CONFERENCE on “Flood of Change: Insurance in Times of Change – Technology, Climate, Regulation” that will take place in Vienna from 3 to 4 November 2016. Vavrovsky Heine Marth is also a founding partner of the recently-established ARIAS Austria association – a branch of the AIDA Reinsurance and Insurance Litigation Society – with partner Philipp Strasser as a member of the management board.
09 October 2016Another addition to the Vavrovsky Heine Marth team. We are pleased to welcome associate Laura Emilia Weissel to our team. Ms. Weissel focuses on M&A, corporate, contract law and real estate law.
11 October 2016Once again, Vavrovsky Heine Marth's real estate team advises the Federal State of Lower Austria in the utilization of real estate property; in Zistersdorf in this instance. Offer period ends on Dec 20, 2016. Further details available here.
12 September 2016Concentrated woman power in the Bergschlössl in Linz. On September 12, 2016 more than 60 graduates of “Women on Supervisory Boards” at the LIMAK Austrian Business School were invited by Birgit Gerstorfer, (Government of the Federal State of Upper Austria), and Doris Schreckeneder (Deputy Chairwoman of Frauen in der Wirtschaft) to an event entitled Sommerausklang 2016.
In his keynote speech, Philipp Strasser, partner at Vavrovsky Heine Marth, provided an insight into the new legal requirements of the Business Judgement Rule, which entered into force on January 1, 2016, highlighting the practical impact of the rule on top management and supervisory board issues.
In the ensuing panel discussion, Philipp Strasser, Birgit Gerstorfer, Doris Schreckeneder (CEO of Stern & Hafferl Verkehrsgesellschaft m.b.H. and member of the supervisory board of Volkskreditbank AG) and Miriam Eder (member of the supervisory board of Energie AG) discussed ways of preparing for the new tasks and situations in top management positions and the particular challenges facing women in such positions.
14 September 2016The 7th Tiroler Wirtschaftswanderung will take place on September 17, 2016. Vavrovsky Heine Marth supports the “Wirtschaftswanderung” initiative, the proceeds of which go to „Netzwerk Tirol hilft“, an organization founded by the Governor of Tyrol, Günther Platter.
Since its establishment in March 2012, the foundation has received hundreds of requests for assistance from Tyrolean citizens experiencing financial hardship through no fault of their own. Thanks to the numerous partners in this network, more than half of these requests could be dealt with, in an unbureaucratic manner.
27 August 2016Austria’s daily Die Presse quotes partner Nikolaus Vavrovsky, expert in litigation and alternative dispute resolution, in connection with the out-of-court settlement of the dispute surrounding the complete refurbishment of Vienna’s Stadthallenbad (municipal swimming pool). Nikolaus Vavrovsky successfully represented his clients, RRP Architekten und Bachmann Oberweger Architekten, who acted as local construction inspectors and site supervisors, respectively.
16 July 2016Warburg-Henderson counts on Vavrovsky Heine Marth. The German legal journal JUVE reports on the successful acquisition of a shopping center by TH Real Estate for Warburg-Henderson's Austria Fonds Nr. 2. The transaction was led by Christian Marth, head of Vavrovsky Heine Marth's Real Estate team. [...]
29 April 2016According to the popular Austrian business magazine trend Vavrovsky Heine Marth’s partners are among Austria’s top-experts. The yearly published ranking highlights Karl Ludwig Vavrovsky (Restructuring and insolvency), Nikolaus Vavrovsky (Litigation), Dieter Heine Competition) and Christian Marth (Real Estate).
25 April 2016Chambers Europe 2016: Vavrovsky Heine Marth’s top position is once again reconfirmed by excellent ranking results.
The recently-released rankings by renowned legal publisher Chambers and Partners highlight Vavrovsky Heine Marth’s position as one of the best law firms in the Austrian market, particularly in the firm’s core practice areas Real Estate and Dispute Resolution-Litigation. Real Estate Chambers Europe ranked the firm in Tier 3, while Christian Marth is ranked in Tier 1 and Nikolaus Vavrovsky in Tier 4, reflecting the firm’s standing, especially in one of our core practice areas. Both, Dieter Heine and Nikolaus Vavrovsky are recommended in Dispute Resolution (Tier 4).
20 April 2016The German law journal JUVE – Magazin für Wirtschaftsjuristen in Österreich and the Austrian daily newspaper Salzburger Nachrichten report on senior partner Karl Ludwig Vavrovsky’ s appointment as administrator in the insolvency proceedings brought against St. Gilgen International School.
13 April 2016Legal 500 EMEA 2016 recommends Vavrovsky Heine Marth as one of the best law firms in Austria.
Vavrovsky Heine Marth achieves excellent results in the categories Dispute Resolution (Tier 2), Real estate and Construction (Tier 2) and Public Law (Tier 3). The guide also specifically recommends several partners by name: Nikolaus Vavrovsky, Dieter Heine and Philipp Strasser for Dispute Resolution, Christian Marth for Real Estate and Construction, and Karl Ludwig Vavrovsky for Public Law.
12 April 2016Vavrovsky Heine Marth welcomes Maria Grabner to the Real Estate team. She will focus on real estate transactions, project development and construction as well as tenancy law.
05 April 2016Isabel Rippel-Schmidjell is an attorney with Vavrovsky Heine Marth’s Salzburg office and specializes in Medical Liability/Medical Law/Pharmaceutical Law. As part of a lecture series entitled “Construction and facility management in hospitals” to be held at the Austria Trend Eventhotel Pyramide in Vösendorf, Isabel Rippel-Schmidjell will lecture on the topic of “Obligations and duties in the case of emerging sources of infections.”
24 March 2016Vavrovsky Heine Marth supports the initiative “Wirtschaftswanderung”, with proceeds going to “Netzwerk Tirol hilft”, an organization founded by the Governor of Tyrol, Günther Platter.
Since its establishment in March 2012, the foundation has received hundreds of requests for assistance from Tyrolean citizens experiencing financial hardship through no fault of their own. [...]
17 March 2016International Top Ranking for Vavrovsky Heine Marth partner in Chambers Global 2016. Thanks to an excellent evaluation, Chambers Global ranks Dieter Heine among Austria’s top experts for Dispute Resolution-Litigation. The renowned international legal Directory describes Dieter Heine as "impressively flexible and creative. He thinks outside the box and foresees developments. He is the person one would want on your side." The Chambers Global rankings are the product of thousands of interviews with lawyers and clients, carried out by the largest research team in the industry, covering 190 countries worldwide.
14 March 2016Philipp Strasser, partner and expert in insurance law at Vavrovsky Heine Marth, and Michael Hendricks, founding partner of Hendricks + Partner Düsseldorf, have published an article entitled “Compliance Officer - responsible representatives and D&O insurance cover” which appears in the latest issue of the special interest magazine Compliance Praxis.
06 March 2016We were very pleased to bring the latest ALLIURIS board meeting to Vienna. ALLIURIS members from e.g. Brazil, Italy, Portugal, UK and Germany participated in the board meeting followed by discussion sessions over two days. Vavrovsky Heine Marth Partner Dieter Heine is Alliuris’ exclusive Austrian representative. The ALLIURIS Group is composed of independent, medium sized law firms in Europe, who specialize in European and international business law. ALLIURIS has more than 30 offices and 450 lawyers in Europe and other major world markets.
04 March 2016Vavrovsky Heine Marth welcomes Jan Philipp Meyer as new associate with the Dispute Resolution team, which is one of the most successful in Austria. He is registered with the Hamburg Bar Association and specializes in litigation and civil law.
02 February 2016The current edition of the German special-interest magazine JUVE ranks Vavrovsky Heine Marth among the leading Austrian firms for Restructuring and Insolvency.
Karl Ludwig Vavrovsky is described as one of the best-known and most important insolvency administrators in Salzburg. Furthermore, JUVE highlights the excellent network between the Vienna office and large auditing companies, specialized investment vehicles and insurers.
16 March 2016Partner Philipp Strasser lectures on corporate and civil law at the “Akademie Business Law” (ARS/LIMAK). The academy takes place at LIMAK, Bergschlößlgasse in Linz, from 31 March to 9 July 2016.
17 November 2015Vavrovsky Heine Marth appears in the recent JUVE rankings among the top law firms in the area of dispute resolution.
In its November/December 2015 issue, the German law journal JUVE – Magazin für Wirtschaftsjuristen in Österreich particularly commended Nikolaus Vavrovsky's growing reputation in the area of arbitration proceedings. Furthermore, JUVE pointed out that Vavrovsky Heine Marth had gained an excellent expert in insurance law in the person of Philipp Strasser. Representing two major international insurance companies in liability proceedings means that Philipp Strasser will ensure Vavrovsky Heine Marth’s further growth in this specific field of expertise.
01 October 2015Vavrovsky Heine Marth welcomes three new associates: Julia Heinisch, Lisa Eisenbach and Karl Lemmerer will enhance the Dispute Resolution team, which is one of the most successful in Austria. The addition of three associates underlines the increasing presence and success of Vavrovsky Heine Marth in this particular area of expertise.
23 September 2015Top ranking for Vavrovsky Heine Marth and partner Christian Marth. The renowned German law jounal JUVE evaluates Austrian law firms in the field of Real Estate. The latest issue of the German law journal JUVE - Magazin für Wirtschaftsjuristen contains a ranking of Austrian law firms operating in the area of real estate. JUVE ranks Vavrovsky Heine Marth in a top position, with a special mention for partner Christian Marth, listing him as one of the leading names in the Austrian market.
22 September 2015The renowned German law journal JUVE evaluates Austrian law firms. Top ranking for Karl Ludwig Vavrovsky. The latest issue of the German law journal JUVE - Magazin für Wirtschaftsjuristen featured an in-depth analysis of the legal market in Salzburg. Partner Karl Ludwig Vavrovsky was described as the most experienced insolvency administrator and was named among the leading partners.
17 February 2016Isabel Rippel-Schmidjell will lecture on the topic of sanitary law at the ARS Seminarzentrum, Schallautzerstraße 2-4, 1010 Vienna on March 1, 2016 from 9 am to 4 pm.
02 September 2015We are excited to announce the relocation of our Vienna office to Fleischmarkt 1, 1010 Vienna. Our team will be delighted to welcome you at our new location and we are very much looking forward to continuing our successful cooperation.
09 June 2015It’s summertime and some trees are already bearing fruit.
In the current edition of the VORmagazin, Vavrovsky Heine Marth associate Lisa Haslinger explores the legal options for dealing with trees, overhanging branches or fruits from a neighbouring plot if they encroach on your land. [...]
05 June 2015Just recently, Chambers Europe 2015 and Legal 500 EMEA 2015 ranked Vavrovsky Heine Marth as one of the best law firms in the field of Real Estate. Also in the current edition of JUVE – Magazin für Wirtschaftsjuristen in Österreich the Real Estate Team of Vavrvosky Heine Marth is mentioned positively. The experience and success of the partners Dr. Christian Marth and Mag. Daniela Kager reflect the excellent service in this legal area.
29 April 2015Again, Vavrovsky Heine Marth and the firm's partners received several rankings in the just published legal directory Chambers Europe 2015: Vavrovsky Heine Marth was ranked Band 3 in Real Estate and recommended as "Other Noted Firm" in Public Law - Planning and Environment. Four of our partners were recommended as „Leading Lawyers“ in their respective fields: Nikolaus Vavrovsky (Real Estate, Band 4 and Dispute Resolution, Band 4), Dieter Heine (Dispute Resolution – Litigation, Band 4), Christian Marth (Real Estate, Band 1) and Stefanie Werinos (Public Law – Planning and Environment, Band 2).
09 April 2015The Legal 500 EMEA 2015 again recommended Vavrovsky Heine Marth as one of the best Austrian law firms in the categories „Dispute Resolution“ (Tier 2), "Real estate and construction“ (Tier 2) and „Administrative and public law“ (Tier 2). The guide also includes several partners as "Recommended Lawyers": Nikolaus Vavrovsky and Dieter Heine for „Dispute Resolution“, Nikolaus Vavrovsky and Christian Marth for „Real estate and construction“ as well as Stefanie Werinos for „Administrative and public law“.
23 March 2015Public procurement is one of the most important economic drivers. The European public procurement reform, thus, aimed to ensure stronger guarantees for sound procedures. In the Austrian daily Wirtschaftsblatt, Vavrovsky Heine Marth partner Stefanie Werinos questions whether the new transparency regulations fulfill this goal.
11 March 2015On March 9, 2015, the opening event of the Moot Court „enviroment law“ was held at the University of Salzburg. Like last year, Vavrovsky Heine Marth partner Dr. Stefanie Werinos participates in the Moot Court and coaches the team „neighbours“ jointly with the Vienna University of Economics and Business.
06 October 2014Vavrovsky Heine Marth achievs very positive rankings among the best Austrian firms in the latest edition of JUVE Handbuch für Wirtschaftsjuristenschneidet in the areas Insolvency and Debtor Representation, Restructuring, Dispute Resolution - Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation as well as Public Law.
Like in the last years, Vavrovsky Heine Marth partner Stefanie Werinos is again lecturer at the current Alpbach Summer School - European Health Care and Social Systems in Transition. Her session "Cross-Border Health Care in Practice - Patiens's Rights in the EU" was not only extremely popular with students but also with the attendants of the "Gesundheitsgespräche" '(Health Talks"). The vast demand shows just how greatly important the issue "patient's rights" is also in an European context.
03 July 2014The annual conference on procurement of ARS, the Academy for Law, Taxes and Economy (Akademie für Recht, Steuern & Wirtschaft) is a must go for all procurement experts. The conference will take place September 29 and 30, 2014 in Vienna. Vavrovsky Heine Marth partner Stefanie Werinos will give an overview of the current developments and latest trends in Green Procurement.
02 June 2014Vavrovsky Heine Marth expands its market presence by opening the new office Hartberg led by the firm's partner Partnerin Stefanie Werinos. The new office will focus on corporate, real estate, construction and development, procurement, environment, energy as well as trade and facility law.
26 May 2014In its current May-June edition, the German special interest magazine JUVE points out Vavrovsky Heine Marth as one of the well-known Austrian firms for Public Law. Headed by partner Stefanie Werinos, the Regulatory-team's success especially lies in perfectly complementing the firm's other areas of expertise such as real estate and construction law.
12 May 2014Day of trial of the Moot Court Environmental Law on May 8, 2014. In the course of the nation-wide event, teams of all Austrian Universities can prove their knowledte in environmental law. Bei der österreichweiten Lehrveranstaltung können Teams aller Universitäten in einem simulierten Verfahren ihre Umweltrechts-Expertise unter Beweis stellen. Vavrovsky Heine Marth partner Stefanie Werinos supports the team "evaluation" together with Univ.-Prof. Dr. Nicolas Raschauer. The winners will be announced and awarded on June 18, 2014 at the Law Faculty of the University of Vienna.
25 April 2014Several rankings for Vavrovsky Heine Marth and our partners in Chambers Europe 2014: our firm is ranked in real estate (Band 4); personal recommendations were published for Nikolaus Vavrovsky (Real Estate, Up and Coming), Dieter Heine (Dispute Resolution, Band 4), Christian Marth (Real Estate, Band 2) and Stefanie Werinos (Public Law – Planning and Environment, Band 3). [...]
Vavrovsky Heine Marth's partner are among Austrias top-experts according to the corrent lawyer's ranking (Anwaltsranking) of the popular magazine Format: Karl Ludwig Vavrovsky (rank 5 - insolvency); Nikolaus Vavrovsky (rank 10 - litigation); Dieter Heine (rank 10 - competition); Christian Marth (rank 3 - real estate).
10 April 2014Vavrovsky Heine Marth achieves excellent results in the newest edition of the international legal directory The Legal 500 EMEA. The firm is ranked as leading law firm in the areas Dispute Resolution (Tier 3) and Real Estate and Construction (Tier 2); Nikolaus Vavrovsky, Dieter Heine and Christian Marth are personally recommended as experts in their fields. [...]
Vavrovsky Heine Marth erhält den 2014 Corporate INTL Magazine Global Award als Real Estate Law Firm of the Year in Austria. [...]
01 February 2014Professional journal JUVE ranks Vavrovsky Heine Marth among the leading Austrian law firms for Insolvency and Restructuring. Karl Ludwig Vavrovsky is highlighted as top-expert. [...]
13 March 2014Dieter Heine emphasizes thinking outside the box, communication and service orientation. In the Austrian daily Wirtschaftsblatt, he talks about his passion for law. [...]
14 March 2014According to Chambers Global 2014, Dieter Heine is a "strong litigator and skilled negotiator" whose "technical abilities and ... realistic assessment of ... chances of success" are specifically appreciated by clients.Thanks to the excellent evaluation, the well-known directory recommends Dieter as one of the Austrian top-experts for Dispute Resolution-Litigation. [...]