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KNOETZL HAUGENEDER NETAL Rechtsanwaelte GmbH
In a recent interview with Trend's Thomas Martinek KNOETZL's dispute resolution experts, Katrin Hanschitz, Thomas Voppichler, Bettina Knoetzl, Florian Haugeneder and Patrizia Netal discussed the surge of lawsuits ...
CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
The Austrian legal regime regulating market dominance is set out in Part II (Sections 4 to 6) of the Austrian Cartel Act (KartG), stipulating the prohibition on abusing a (single or collective) ...
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
The legal basis for Cartel Prohibition in Austria is the Cartel Act (Kartellgesetz 2005), as amended
KNOETZL HAUGENEDER NETAL Rechtsanwaelte GmbH
How far-reaching is the concept that "any person" who suffered cartel-related damages is entitled to claim compensation?
Wolf Theiss
European commission issues its first resale price maintenance decisions in over a decade fining four consumer electronics manufacturers for fixing online resale prices
HLMK Rechtsanwalte
Die Marke „Baumeister § Bauanwalt §" ist irreführend und darf von Baumeistern nicht verwendet werden, weil der durchschnittliche Verbraucher aufgrund der Bezeichnung „Bauanwalt"...
HLMK Rechtsanwalte
Gewerberechtliche Geschäftsführer sind gemäß § 39 Abs 1 GewO zum einen dem Gewerbeinhaber, mithin dem Unternehmen gegenüber für die fachlich einwandfreie...
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
In the second half of 2017 both Austria and Germany introduced transaction value based thresholds as alternatives to purely turnover based thresholds that trigger the obligation to obtain merger control approval.
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
In 2017 Germany and Austria implemented an additional merger threshold, catching cases that fall below existing turnover thresholds but the consideration ...
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
The Austrian law (Cartel Act Sec 17) seems clear in that a merger needing notifica-tion may only be "implemented" after clearance, i.e. the Official Parties have waived their right to move for a full investigation ...
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
After the Austrian Federal Cartel Authority (FCA) had some busy years in doing ear-ly morning calls ("dawn raids") in various industries, including big retailers, parts of the building industry ...
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
The Amendment of the Acts Governing Cartels and Competition was passed by Parliament on 30 March 2017 and will, in parts, be retroactively effective as of 1 May 2017.
Wolf Theiss
In February 2018, the FCA launched an online whistleblowing system.
Wolf Theiss
The leniency/immunity guidelines of the Austrian competition authority have been amended in order to reflect changes to the national legislation implementing the antitrust damages directive into Austrian law.
Wolf Theiss
In the first quarter of 2018, at the request of the FCA, the Austrian Cartel Court imposed fines for the implementation of a notifiable transaction prior to obtaining clearance in two separate cases.
Wolf Theiss
The company did not dispute the facts of the case. The decision is final.
Wolf Theiss
Welcome to the First Edition of the Quarterly Newsletter of the Wolf Theiss Competition and Antitrust Practice Group.
Wolf Theiss
On 3 January 2018, a new Law for Amendment and Supplementation ("New Law") of the Competition Protection Act ("CPA") was published in the Bulgarian Official Gazette.
Wolf Theiss
Austria's Federal Competition Authority ("FCA") has issued its first comprehensive guidance on inspections of undertakings carried out by the FCA.
Wolf Theiss
On 6 September 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") delivered its long-awaited judgment in the Intel case.
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Wolf Theiss
European commission issues its first resale price maintenance decisions in over a decade fining four consumer electronics manufacturers for fixing online resale prices
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
The Austrian law (Cartel Act Sec 17) seems clear in that a merger needing notifica-tion may only be "implemented" after clearance, i.e. the Official Parties have waived their right to move for a full investigation ...
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
In the second half of 2017 both Austria and Germany introduced transaction value based thresholds as alternatives to purely turnover based thresholds that trigger the obligation to obtain merger control approval.
HLMK Rechtsanwalte
Die Marke „Baumeister § Bauanwalt §" ist irreführend und darf von Baumeistern nicht verwendet werden, weil der durchschnittliche Verbraucher aufgrund der Bezeichnung „Bauanwalt"...
HLMK Rechtsanwalte
Gewerberechtliche Geschäftsführer sind gemäß § 39 Abs 1 GewO zum einen dem Gewerbeinhaber, mithin dem Unternehmen gegenüber für die fachlich einwandfreie...
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
After the Austrian Federal Cartel Authority (FCA) had some busy years in doing ear-ly morning calls ("dawn raids") in various industries, including big retailers, parts of the building industry ...
Wolf Theiss
In the first quarter of 2018, at the request of the FCA, the Austrian Cartel Court imposed fines for the implementation of a notifiable transaction prior to obtaining clearance in two separate cases.
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
In 2017 Germany and Austria implemented an additional merger threshold, catching cases that fall below existing turnover thresholds but the consideration ...
Wolf Theiss
In February 2018, the FCA launched an online whistleblowing system.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
On 6 April 2017 the Austrian Parliament implemented the Damages Directive (2014/104/EU) ("Directive") by adopting an amendment to the Austrian Cartel Act ("KartG").
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
The Amendment of the Acts Governing Cartels and Competition was passed by Parliament on 30 March 2017 and will, in parts, be retroactively effective as of 1 May 2017.
Wolf Theiss
On 25 April 2017, important changes ("Amendments") to Austrian competition law entered into force - a number of changes will enter into force at different times.
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