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.
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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!