For the 4th edition of "BWG – Kommentierung des Bankwesengesetzes sowie der CRR" (Commentary on the Banking Act and the Capital Requirements Regulation) edited by Laurer/M.Schütz/Kammel/Ratka, CHSH Banking & Capital Markets partner Peter Knobl and CHSH attorney Andrea Harrich have authored several chapters that provide a commentary on Sections 31 to 37 and 60 to 63b of the Banking Act.
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On 4 and 5 December 2017 the "Anti-Trust & Competition Compliance in CEE" conference, sponsored by CHSH Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati was held in Prague.
On Thursday 30 November 2017, numerous guests from leading Austrian and international companies learned first-hand about shareholder agreements, a subject normally shrouded in secrecy, in the conference rooms of Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati.
CHSH has advised AT & S Austria Technologie & Systemtechnik Aktiengesellschaft in connection with the successful issue of a hybrid bond with a total volume of EUR 175 million.
CHSH Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati has expanded its IP, IT and Privacy Team with the addition of attorney Dr. Franziska Paefgen (32).
On 16 November 2017, Dr. Edith Hlawati – CHSH Senior Partner and Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of Österreichische Post AG – was presented with the prestigious "AREX Award" in the "Listed Companies" category.
CHSH held an event entitled "Insolvency prophylaxis and avoiding bankruptcy – does the new EU directive help us?"
On Thursday 9 November 2017, numerous guests from leading Austrian and international companies learned first-hand – in the conference rooms of CHSH – about new ways to restructure companies prophylactically and about the possible effects that the proposed new EU directive will have on prophylactic restructuring and on giving entrepreneurs a "second chance".
RHI and Magnesita merge to form international refractories group RHI Magnesita N.V. with legal assistance from CHSH
Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati has advised RHI AG in connection with the completion of its acquisition of control of Brazilian Magnesita Refratários S.A. and the accompanying merger of both companies, thus creating RHI Magnesita N.V.
Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati expands its IP and fair trading practice with the addition of attorney Dr. Katharina Majchrzak (35).
CHSH Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati has appointed two Senior Counsel and three Counsel with effect from 1 October 2017. The partners' meeting appointed Dr. Michaela Siegwart and Mag. Susanne Molitoris, LL.M. as Senior Counsel. Dr. Sarah Wared, LL.M, Mag. Matthias Nödl and MMag. Dr. Michael Mayer are appointed as Counsel.
CHSH lud am Donnerstag, den 21. September 2017 zu einem Empfang in die Habsburgischen Prunkräume der Albertina.