The "Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration 2019" was presented at Vienna Arbitration Days 2019, held at Palais Niederösterreich between 1 and 2 March.
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CHSH advised CA Immo, the Vienna-based real estate investor on the sale of one of Ljubljana's biggest hotel, the Austria Trend Hotel, to a joint-venture of Slovenian asset manager KD Sladi and German real estate investment manager Peakside Capital.
Numerous guests from leading Austrian and international companies accepted an invitation to attend an event entitled "The enforcement of actions for damages in cartel cases" held in the conference rooms of CHSH Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati on Tuesday 12 February 2019.
Competition Law Update: Public consultation on review of the Vertical Block Exemption Regulation is now open
The European Commission has opened its public consultation on the review of the Vertical Block Exemption Regulation on 4 February 2019.
CHSH Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati Rechtsanwälte GmbH advised OMV in connection with the purchase of a 15% share in Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (ADNOC Refining) and a 15% share in a to-be-established trading joint venture from Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC).
For the tenth consecutive year, CHSH Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati has – in cooperation with the business law programme at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Wien) – awarded prizes to those students who have written the best dissertations on the subjects of law and commercial law.
CHSH advised CA Immo, the Vienna-based real estate investor on the sale of a shopping mall named Duna Center. The facility is located in Győr, Hungary and has a gross lettable area of approx. 16 000 sqm.
The number of partners at CHSH Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati increased from 1 January 2019: Dr. Michaela Siegwart and Mag. Lorenz Pracht are made partners of the firm.
CHSH partner Dr. Benjamin Twardosz, LL.M. is co-author of the "Handbook on Voluntary Disclosure", which has just been released by MANZ.
Major success for the criminal law team at CHSH: All criminal charges brought by the Central Public Prosecutor's Office for White-Collar Crime and Corruption against the former Director of the Burgtheater, Matthias Hartmann, who has been represented by CHSH, have been dropped.
CHSH and GCM Parker organised a conference in Prague on "Anti-Trust & Competition Compliance in CEE"
On 3 and 4 December 2018, the "Anti-Trust & Competition Compliance in CEE" conference, sponsored by CHSH Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati, was held in Prague.