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Breakfast@Law – Commercial Agents 2.0

At a mutual breakfast in our office, not only hot coffee and rolls were served, but also the latest practical knowledge. In the second session on the topic “The commercial agent in practice”, our lawyer Georg Huber gave the participants an understanding of commercial agent law, right from typical tasks to mandatory provisions, with numerous […]

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Legal Tech Hub Europe Continues on Path to Success with Accelerator programme

Legal Tech Hub Europe (LTHE) is celebrating the first anniversary of its Accelerator Programme and has launched the fifth round of its funding programme for legal tech start-ups and scale-ups. As a member of this platform to promote the digitalisation of the legal industry, we are pleased to have supported the project through the participation […]

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Another TOP Position for Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners in Trend Lawyer Ranking

For the 14th time in a row Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners achieved a ranking among the best 3 law firms in Austria in the category “Best Law Firms Outside Vienna” in the current lawyer ranking in the business magazine trend. We are pleased that we were once again ranked so highly in the comparison […]

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Breakfast@Law – Commercial Agents 1.0

The breakfast meeting with an extra portion of legal knowledge: That is what the Breakfast@Law event format stands for. Thanks to ELSA – The European Law Students’ Association – Innsbruck, we were once again able to hold it in our offices on 26 April 2022. At the completely filled breakfast table, the participating students were […]

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Export Competence Workshop with Barbara Egger-Russe

In spring 2022, the Export Competence Workshop of the Tyrolean Chamber of Commerce is once again offering a series of specialised workshops and interesting lectures for all entrepreneurs and employees working in or interested in the export business, for export/sales clerks and for new exporters. In various modules they will receive the necessary “export knowledge […]

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“Innsbruck goes International”: 29th VIS Moot & ICC Pre-Moot

Supporting young students and aspiring legal talents by sharing our diverse experience with the relevant expertise is something that is really important to our law firm. For this reason, we were very pleased to have recently supported the three-member student team (Aleksandra Markovic, Katharina Gächter and Fabian Abfalter) of the Leopold-Franzens University of Innsbruck in […]

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Environmental Law Moot Court – a Successful Start!

Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners is very pleased to be a part of  the”Environmental Law Moot Court” once again this year as a practice partner, and together with the University of Innsbruck, to accompany ambitious students in the first steps of their legal careers. The Innsbruck team will be supervised by our lawyers Barbara Egger-Russe […]

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Breakfast@Law 4.0 at GPK

All those who sat down hungry (for law) at the breakfast table in our office today at the 4th edition of “Breakfast@Law” were not just “there”, they were right in the middle of things! At this event format of ELSA – The European Law Students’ Association – Innsbruck, learning is put directly into practice. This […]

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GPK Women in Law: Womanpower with 6 Female Lawyers!

Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners is pleased to welcome reinforcement: our new female lawyers Andrea Pegger and Laura Neururer now support and expand our team, especially in the areas of corporate law, M&A, labour law and litigation. At the same time, with the arrival of the two, we have now achieved an almost balanced gender […]

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Laura Neururer Sworn In

Laura Neururer was sworn in as a lawyer on 25 January 2022 by the President of the Tyrolean Bar Association, Dr Birgit Streif. Laura Neururer has been supporting our team as an associate since 2018. Her focus is on labour law and litigation. Laura has gained international experience through several periods abroad in the USA […]

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We Are a Member of ALFA International!

We are very pleased to have been admitted to ALFA International, a leading global network of 140 law firms, and thus become the only member law firm in Austria. “With clients situated or doing business in many jurisdictions around the world, membership in ALFAI is an asset to our practice,” said our partner Melanie Gassler-Tischlinger. […]

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Breakfast@Law 3.0 at GPK

At the beginning of the New Year, students and young lawyers once again took advantage of the opportunity for further education and interaction with experienced legal practitioners via ELSA – The European Law Students’ Association – Innsbruck. Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners hosted this round table for the third time on 18 January 2022. At […]

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Georg Huber Remains IAPP KnowledgeNet Chapter Chair in 2022

Once again in 2022 our partner Georg Huber will be a member of the Austrian KnowledgeNet Chapter Chair of the IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals). The IAPP is considered the world’s largest community on the topic of data protection and also operates as a non-profit organisation at international level. With our warmest congratulations, we […]

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Breakfast@Law 2.0 at GPK

In cooperation with ELSA – The European Law Students’ Association – Innsbruck, “Breakfast@Law” was held for the second time on 30 November 2021 with our law firm as guest and advisor. Around 10 students took a seat at the “virtual breakfast table” and enjoyed the opportunity to get to know, question and discuss the “path […]

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Andrea Pegger Sworn In

Mag. Andrea Pegger, BSc. was sworn in as a lawyer by the President of the Tyrolean Bar Association, Dr. Birgit Streif, on November 16, 2021. Our warmest congratulations! Andrea Pegger has been supporting our team as an associate since 2018, mainly in the areas of corporate law and M&A. She completed her court practice year in […]

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Top Ranking for Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners

We have again been ranked in the category of corporate law/M&A in the latest issue of the JUVE Magazine and therefore according to JUVE, we are one of the best Austrian law firms in this interesting field of law. We are very proud of the assessment we received: “The law firm is one of the […]

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Eurojuris International Congress 2021 in Paris

After a two-year break, an actual Eurojuris International congress finally took place again from 14.10.21 to 17.10.2021. More than 100 participants exchanged views on recent developments in their expert groups. The expert group on corporate law, which convened together with the expert group on insolvency law, was chaired by our partner Barbara Egger-Russe, who currently […]

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Article by our Partners in the Economic Magazine “Tiroler Wirtschaft”

At the latest since the introduction of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in 2018, it should be clear to every company that caution is required when transferring personal data to countries outside the European Economic Area (so-called third countries). In an article in the magazine “Tiroler Wirtschaft” of the Tyrolean Chamber of Commerce, […]

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Five Teams at the Tyrolean Business Run

This year, our law firm Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners once again took part in the Tyrolean Business Run. We entered 5 teams of 3 runners each, of which 4 teams consisted of lawyers and employees and one team was a so-called “business team”. Business teams are made up of friends and clients of the […]

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Brochure “Liability of Shareholders of a Limited Liability Company – A Comparison of Laws”.

On the initiative of Barbara Egger-Russe, the members of the Corporate Law Practice Group of the international lawyers’ association Eurojuris International have produced a comparative brochure on the liability of shareholders of a limited liability company in the various jurisdictions. On the basis of a questionnaire, lawyers from 16 countries provided information on the liability […]

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Doing Business in Austria 2021

Franz Pegger, Barbara Egger-Russe and Silvia Moser provided the required data for Innsbruck for The World Bank’s publication “Doing Business in the European Union 2021: Austria, Belgium and the Netherlands”. The publication evaluates the regulatory environment for business and its impact on local entrepreneurs in seven cities in Austria (Bregenz, Graz, Innsbruck, Klagenfurt, Linz, Salzburg […]

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Legal Tech Hub Europe

We are very pleased to be the first and only law firm in Western Austria to become a member of the Legal Tech Hub Europe (LTHE), a platform promoting the digitalisation of the legal industry in Europe. More information on the LTHE can be found here: https://www.lthe.eu/ “As an innovation-oriented law firm, we see our […]

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Breakfast@Law at GPK

In cooperation with Elsa-Innsbruck, The European Law Students’ Association Innsbruck, the Breakfast@Law took place on 29 June 2021 at the law firm Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners. Hannes Frei, associate Andrea Pegger and lawyer Barbara Egger-Russe had a lively discussion with about 10 students on the topic “How do I become a lawyer? How does […]

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Andrea Pegger New Board Member of Jurismus International

Andrea Pegger was elected as a member of the Jurismus International Board at this year’s Jurismus International General Assembly. As the only Austrian representative on the Board, Andrea Pegger will thus contribute to the further internationalization of the network in the upcoming years. Jurismus International is an international network for young lawyers under 40 from […]

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Which Legal Form Should It Be?

The choice of legal form is usually a major challenge for future founders. Lawyer Barbara Egger-Russe explains the advantages and disadvantages of the different company forms in the online edition of the Tiroler Bezirksblätter of 09.06.2021. More details under https://www.meinbezirk.at/tirol/c-wirtschaft/gmbh-kg-og-oder-einzelunternehmer-welche-rechtsform-ist-die-richtige-fuer-mich_a4689962?ref=curat

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Digitalisation Boost in Corporate Law

In an article in the business magazine econova, our partner Silvia Moser explains the current developments in connection with new digital solutions and procedures in the field of corporate law. You can find the article here: Digitalisierungsschub im Gesellschaftsrecht

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Appeal Judgement on Thomas Lloyd Profit Participation Certificates

Law firm Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners obtains judgement against CT Infrastructure Holding Ltd. The appellate court strengthens the rights of the investors and legally orders CT Infrastructure Holding Ltd. to repay the profit participation certificate capital to the investor. The terms and conditions of the profit participation certificates are null and void. In a […]

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Eurojuris International Practice Days Again Online

Once again, the Eurojuris International Practice Days had to be held virtually instead of in Edinburgh as initially planned. In spite of this, the Joint Session of the Corporate Law Practice Group, chaired by Barbara Egger-Russe, together with the Insolvency, Restructuring and Banking Practice Group was a great success. More than 25 participants discussed, among […]

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Barbara Egger-Russe at the Export Competence Workshop 2021

The Export Competence Workshop of the Tyrol Chamber of Commerce is taking place again this year, this time virtually. This export training workshop is part of the internationalisation offensive go-international, a funding initiative of the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy and the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber. It is aimed in particular at export/sales […]

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Advertising & Marketing 2021

“Getting the Deal Through – Advertising & Marketing 2021″ provides an overview on advertising & marketing law in several jurisdictions. Georg Huber, Stefan Kofler and Fabian Bösch of Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners contributed the Austrian chapter, as in previous years https://www.lexology.com/gtdt/workareas/advertising-and-marketing Download: Getting the Deal Through – Austria

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Georg Huber IAPP KnowledgeNet Chapter Chair

Our partner Dr. Georg Huber, LL.M., CIPP/E was nominated as Knowledge Chapter Chair Austria within the IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals) together with the highly renowned privacy professionals Rudolf Periny, Andreas Zavadil, Michael Pachinger and Alexander Höller. We congratulate him and his colleagues and wish them all the best for this challenging task.

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1st Virtual Congress of Eurojuris International

Due to COVID-19, this year’s general assembly of Eurojuris International also had to be moved to the digital space. This was a premiere: For the first time the congress of Eurojuris International took place virtually, from 12 to 16 October 2020. Our partner Barbara Egger-Russe, President of Eurojuris Austria, and associate Andrea Pegger took part. […]

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One of the Best in Corporate Law / M&A

Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners is one of the few law firms outside of Vienna and the only law firm in Tyrol to be ranked in the category Corporate Law / M&A in the September/October 2020 issue of JUVE Magazine Austria. According to JUVE, this makes it one of the best Austrian law firms in […]

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Transfer of Business Ownership and the Liability of Managing Directors

In two articles for the Tiroler Tageszeitung of 28 August 2020 our lawyers Silvia Moser and  Franz Pegger explain questions in connection with the transfer of company ownership and the liability of managing directors. Tiroler Tageszeitung 28 August 2020 Liabilty Risks – Managing Directors of GmbHs (Silvia Moser) There are numerous legal provisions that can […]

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“Kreativland Tirol” – Lecture on Contract Award

With “Creative Dialogue”, the Tirol Tourist Board, the Creative Industry -Tyrolean Specialist Group of the  of the Austrian Economic Chamber (WKO) and Creative Tyrol of the Standortagentur Tirol, launched an initiative to ensure better interaction between principals (contracting entities) and Tyrol’s creative professionals. The kick-off event dealt with the subject of awarding contracts and tendering. […]

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Tourism – Leading Family Businesses into the Next Generation Safely

Attorneys Barbara Egger-Russe and Franz Pegger  were interviewed by the magazine “netzwerk tirol” on the question of which aspects -from a legal point of view – are essential for the further development of tourism in Tyrol in the future. (The interview can be read in full or downloaded here). Tourism in Tyrol: A success story […]

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Franz Pegger and Stefan Kofler ranked as “Best Lawyers”

Our partners Franz Pegger and Stefan Kofler have once again been distinguished by being included in the “Best Lawyers Ranking Austria 2020” published by the German Handelsblatt and BestLawyers.  Franz Pegger has been honoured in the area of “Corporate Law” and Stefan Kofler in the area of “Foreign Trade Law”. We congratulate our partners on […]

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Privacy Law: A Global Legal Perspective on Data Protection Relating to Advertising and Marketing

GALA – the Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (www.galalaw.com) – in cooperation with the IAA (International Advertising Association, www.iaaglobal.org) has published a two-volume work entitled “Privacy Law: A Global Legal Perspective on Data Protection Relating to Advertising and Marketing”. This work presents data protection laws with a focus on “Advertising and Marketing” in over 70 countries. […]

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Corona: How Do You Get Through the Crisis?

Lawyer Edwin Grubert explains in an interview for the magazine netzwerk Tirol, issue May 2020 (https://netzwerktirol.at/) how companies can best get through the crisis in the face of financial problems. Download Interview Edwin Grubert “Going round in circles” Might bankruptcy be a good idea? During our initial talks, you said that challenges can actually be […]

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Start-ups: Interview with I.E.C.T.

Two of our attorneys, Franz Pegger and Barbara Egger-Russe, answered questions asked by our long-standing partner, I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser, about start-ups from the deep-tech sector. The I.E.C.T. – Hermann Hauser is a catalyst for the development of young, promising, international entrepreneurs/start-ups/scale-ups and strengthens Austria (especially Tyrol) as a business location through new companies and […]

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Artistic Freedom vs. Personal Rights

Attorney Georg Huber discusses two judgements in the art magazine stayinart (https://www.stayinart.com/) that illustrate how personal rights and the right to freedom of art can oppose and restrict each other. Download Rapunzel, Rapunzel Rapunzel, Rapunzel – take down my painting! The right to artistic freedom vs personal rights The right to artistic freedom has beeen discussed […]

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Court Ruling on ThomasLloyd Profit Participation Certificates – CT Infrastructure Holding Ordered to Repay

Conditions of participation declared invalid by the court. Participation contract is void. Participation capital must be repaid. At the end of May 2020, the Innsbruck District Court issued a ruling (not yet final) ordering CT Infrastructure Holding Ltd to repay the investment to an investor. CT Infrastructure Holding Ltd. is the legal successor to ThomasLloyd […]

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English as a Contract Language

Melanie Gassler-Tischlinger and Georg Huber explain in an article published in the magazine “Tiroler Wirtschaft”, issue of 28 May 2020, what companies should take into consideration when dealing with contracts in English. 2020-05-28_Tiroler_Wirtschaft_page_34 2020-05-28_Tiroler_Wirtschaft_page_35 English as a Contract Language In our legal system, but also in most other legal systems around the world, the principle […]

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Keep your Hands off the Judiciary!

In the Tiroler Tageszeitung of 17 May 2020 in the “Letter to Tyrol” our partner, lawyer Ivo Greiter, demanded the independence of public prosecutors from the Minister of Justice when it comes to bringing charges. Why the right of instruction urgently has to be restricted The so-called “Council of Directives” (Weisungsrat) exists since 2015. The […]

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Coronavirus – Risk Group Employers?

In an online article for the Tiroler Bezirksblätter, our lawyer Herwig Frei explains which measures employers have to take to protect their employees from contracting COVID-19. A short version of the article also appeared in the printed edition of the Tiroler Bezirksblätter. Online Edition Bezirksblatt Employers are sitting on pins and needles. Increased protection against […]

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Barbara Egger-Russe at the Practice Days of Eurojuris International

Our lawyer Barbara Egger-Russe took part in the first virtual Practice Days of Eurojuris International. The Practice Days in Edinburgh, planned from 07 to 10.05.2020, had to be postponed to 2021. Nevertheless, parts of the event, in particular the General Assembly as well as the meeting of the Litigation & Contract Group, took place virtually. […]

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Barbara Egger-Russe at the Export Competence Workshop

Our lawyer Barbara Egger-Russe was also this year’s speaker on the subject of “International Contract Law” at the Export Competence Workshop of the Tyrol Chamber of Commerce. This workshop took place despite the present circumstances, but it was online. This export training is part of the internationalisation offensive go-international, a funding initiative of the Federal […]

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COVID-19 and the Broken Supply Chain

The Corona crises raises questions as to who bears the risk of the interrupted supply chains and whether it is possible to terminate supply contracts.

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Greiter Pegger Kofler Again Listed Under the Best Austrian Law Firms

Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners has been listed by the Austrian business magazine “trend” in the ranking of “Austria’s Best Lawyers” under the three best law firms outside Vienna for the 12th time in a row. We are delighted about this recognition and see it as an appreciation of the quality of our work and […]

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Communication in Times of Crisis

Our lawyers Melanie Gassler-Tischlinger and Georg Huber were interviewed by the magazine “netzwerk tirol” about what has to be considered from a legal point of view in times of corona for external and internal crisis communication. Downlad communication in times of crisis Conference calls, online meetings, emails: Communication in times of crisis Melanie Gassler-Tischlinger and Georg […]

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COVID-19 and Tenancy

Norbert Rinderer explains the effects of COVID-19 measures on rental agreements in the business magazine econova. Download econova April 2020 The COVID-19 Measures Act and federal and state regulations issued in connection with it massively affect existing contracts such as those for renting business premises, company leases, leasing holiday homes and residential leases. Serious legal questions […]

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Construction Projects and COVID-19

In the business magazine econova (http://econova.at) attorney Stefan Kofler explains the effects of COVID-19 on construction projects. Bauprojekte econova April 2020 The COVID-19 Measures Act and the regulations issued in connection with it have imposed restrictive measures that may have a significant impact on construction projects. The resulting economic consequences and the uncertainty of future […]

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Holiday Cancellation Because of Corona

In a short article for the Kronen Zeitung, our lawyer Alexandra Eder looks at the question of whether holidays that have already been booked can be cancelled free of charge due to the corona crisis. Cancellation – will the money be paid back? The corona virus has now spread to countless countries around the world […]

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We Answer Readers’ Questions on Corona

Our lawyers respond to legal questions from readers of the daily Austrian newspaper “Tiroler Tageszeitung”, in connection with the corona crisis. Here are some of the questions and answers: Question: Does a business have to continue to pay full rent, even if it is doing business from outside the rented business premises? Answer: A shop […]

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How Promising are Corona Class Actions?

In a guest article for the legal column of the daily Austrian newspaper “Die Presse”, our partner Georg Huber discusses the chances of success of class actions based on infections with the coronavirus. A private non-profit association is currently examining a class action suit because ski resorts in Tyrol were kept open. According to media […]

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Labour Law as Emergency Solution Against Shortage of Skilled Workers?

Our partner Herwig Frei gave an interview to the magazine “netzwerk tirol” on the topic of “the shortage of skilled workers”. He explained the means by which labour law can be used to counter the lack of skilled workers. The topics range from the recruitment of foreign qualified workers to the possibilities for companies in […]

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CIPP/E Certificate for Georg Huber

Our partner, Georg Huber, has acquired CIPP/E certification (Certified International Privacy Professional / Europe). We congratulate him warmly on this achievement. CIPP/E certification is awarded by the IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals, http://iapp.org) and requires the completion of an ANSI/ISO accredited examination on European data protection law. According to the IAPP, CIPP is the […]

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The Right to be Forgotten

In an article in the Tiroler Tageszeitung of 19 January 2020, lawyers Melanie Gassler-Tischlinger and Georg Huber comment on issues relating to the “right to be forgotten” on the Internet. Is there a virtual eraser with which unpleasant or outdated information can be deleted? Do we have to put up with the online publication of […]

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Civil Law Moot Court

On 23.01.2020 the final hearing of this year’s Civil Law Moot Court took place at the Innsbruck Regional Court. Six teams professionally fought their way through three hearings and took on the role of the lawyers in front of the distinguished panel of judges, consisting of the Chairman Hon. Prof. HR Dr. Christoph Brenn, University […]

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Georg Huber on Pharmaceutical Advertising Law

The Legal500 has published a comparative guide to provide its readers with a pragmatic overview of the law and practice of pharmaceutical advertising law across a variety of jurisdictions. Each chapter of this guide provides information about the current issues affecting pharmaceutical advertising in a particular country and addresses topics such as self-regulation, press releases, gifts, […]

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New Incoterms 2020

In an article for the business magazine econova lawyer Georg Huber presents the changes that Incoterms® 2020 will bring. EXW, FOB, CIF, DDP and other abbreviations are part of daily routine in the export business. They are the trade terms of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) based in Paris, abbreviated to Incoterms® (International Commercial […]

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Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners Sponsors of the ELSA-Legal Pubquiz

On 10.12.2019 the ELSA Legal Pubquiz will take place for the first time in Innsbruck. 7 teams of students from the University of Innsbruck, each supported by associates and staff members of the University of Innsbruck, will compete in 7 rounds and will have to answer 5 – 8 key questions on one area of […]

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Barbara Egger-Russe New Co-Chair of the Knowledge Group “Corporate and Tax Law” at Eurojuris International

Barbara Egger-Russe presented the results of her new comparative law project at this year’s international congress of Eurojuris International in Frankfurt. The members of the knowledge group “Corporate and Tax Law” compiled the respective national regulations on the liability of shareholders of a GmbH on the basis of a questionnaire. On the basis of these […]

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Interview with Silvia Moser and Franz Pegger on Cooperation in Business

Silvia Moser and Franz Pegger comment on questions in connection with cooperation in the business sector for the online edition November 2019 of the magazine “netzwerk tirol”. The range of topics is broad: cooperation through mergers into companies, cooperation agreements without mergers, cross-border forms of cooperation, contractual joint ventures, equity joint ventures, etc. Our lawyers […]

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Class Actions for the Procedural Handling of Mass Damage Claims?

On 8.11.2019, attorney Georg Huber spoke at the invitation of university professor Dr. Waldemar Hummer at the follow-up event for European law in Schloss Hofen on the topic “Diesel scandal, data protection and cartels: class actions for the procedural handling of mass damage claims?”. The event entitled “EU AKTUELL – Developments over the last 12 […]

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Winning Moot Court Participants at Faculty Day on the “Dean’s List”

We are delighted that the Innsbruck-based winning team of the Austria-wide “Moot Court Environmental Law 2019”, which was supported by our law firm, was honoured for its outstanding performance on domestic university soil. “Our” seven successful Moot Court students were placed on the “Dean’s List” by Dean Dr. Christian Markl at the Faculty Day 2019 […]

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Ivo Greiter Vice President of the Austrian Bar Association

Lawyer Ivo Greiter was again unanimously elected Vice President of the Austrian Bar Association on 26 September 2019 in Salzburg. Our sincere congratulations. According to its statutes, the Austrian Bar Association is committed to “safeguarding and promoting the interests of its members in general, and more specifically, their economic, social and professional interests”. The association […]

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To New York and Back – The Acquisitive Prescription of Stolen Works of Art

In the art magazine stayinart (issue 3/19), lawyer Georg Huber deals with the question of whether and how stolen works of art can become the possession of a buyer having puchased them in good faith or whether they have to be returned to the owner they were stolen from. He illustrates the subject using two […]

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Norbert Rinderer and Franz Pegger in Interview on Current Issues in Housing Law

For the September 2019 issue of the magazine “netzwerk tirol”, lawyers Norbert Rinderer and Franz Pegger comment on current issues in housing law. The range of topics is broad: the right to housing, tiny houses, multi-generation houses, etc.. There is a legal basis for everything, with exceptions and special aspects. Our partners explain what has […]

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Franz Pegger Gives Keynote Address on Gig-Economy at Young Industry

The National Conference of Young Industry will take place from 10 – 12 October 2019, at which lawyer Professor Franz Pegger will give the keynote speech on the topic “Gig-Economy – global work and legal framework”. The conference will focus on digitisation. Digitisation has now reached industry. But what does this digital working world look […]

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One Year of the GDPR – Lessons Learned

Lawyers Melanie Gassler-Tischlinger and Georg Huber focus on “One year of the GDPR – Lessons Learned” in an article for “Aspekte”, the magazine published by the German Chamber of Commerce in Austria . PDF Download “1 Jahr DSGVO” (Aspekte) One Year of the General Data Protection Regulation – Lessons Learned On 25 May 2018, the EU […]

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One of the Best in Company Law / M&A

Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners has been ranked in the JUVE Handbook Austria 2019 as one of the few law firms outside Vienna and as the only law firm in Tyrol in the category Corporate Law / M&A and is therefore, according to JUVE, one of the best law firms in this field. We were […]

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Successful Tyrolean Business Run

Once again this year our law firm Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners took part in the Tyrolean Business Run. We competed with 4 teams of 3 runners each, of which 3 teams consisted of lawyers and employees and one team competed as a so-called “business team”. Business teams are made up of friends and clients […]

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Franz Pegger to Speak at Family Business Day

Our partner, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Franz Pegger, will speak at the 2nd Family Business Day on the topic “Which questions regarding reorganization and corporate law have to be considered? Aspects of contract drafting when transferring family businesses to legal successors”. The Family Business Day will take place on 16 September 2019 from 14:00 – 17:30 at […]

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Examples for Restructuring, 2nd Edition

The second edition of “Examples for Restructuring”, a book by lawyers Franz Pegger and Nikola Tröthan has been published by Verlag Österreich. The restructuring of companies, which involves some difficult legal issues, often poses a problem in business. This collection of simple samples provides an introduction to this complex legal suject. In connection with these […]

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Legal Brochures for Download

Auf unserer Homepage stehen ab sofort mehrere Fachbroschüren zum unentgeltlichen Download bereit

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Two Partners from our Law Firm Distinguished in “Best Lawyers Austria 2020”

Our partners Franz Pegger and Stefan Kofler were distinguished by their inclusion in the recently published current list “Best Lawyers Austria 2020”,  Franz Pegger in the field of “Corporate Law” and  Stefan Kofler in the field of “Trade Law”. We congratulate our partners on this accomplishment. Best Lawyers is an independent organization founded in 1981, […]

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Innsbruck Student Team Winners of Environmental Law Moot Court

We would like to congratulate “our” Innsbruck student team on their victory at the Environmental Law Moot Court and are delighted that they were so successful! The 7-strong Innsbruck student team was selected as the winner of the Environmental Law Moot Court 2019 by the jury of experts, the “Public Law Professors” of all the […]

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Greiter Pegger Kofler at the Export Day Tyrol ’19

Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partner took part again this year at the Export Day Tyrol as an expert for distribution and export law (Invitation Export Day Tyrol 19). On 18 June 2019, the Tyrol Chamber of Commerce invited interested companies to the Tyrol Chamber of Commerce for the 14th time under the motto “The World […]

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Discovering Patience – Perseverance Beats Talent

If you were faced with the choice of receiving €100 today or €101 tomorrow, how would you decide? And would you rather have €100 in a year or €101 in a year plus a day? On 13 June 2019, at the invitation of the Innsbruck law firm Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners in the AC […]

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Environmental Law Moot Court – Hearing a Success

Once again this year Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners coached a team of 7 students from the University of Innsbruck for the 6th Austrian Environmental Law Moot Court. The students Irmgard Fitz-Posch, Anna-Carina Gstrein, Luca Hautz, Petra Lechner, Elisabeth Katharina Loncsek, Fabian Mader and Fabian Saxl were supported by our lawyers Barbara Egger-Russe and Herwig […]

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Barbara Egger-Russe at the Eurojuris International PG Days in Ljubljana

Barbara Egger-Russe presented her new project of comparative law questionnaires in company law at the Practice Groups and Training Days held in Ljubljana from 16 to 19 May 2019 at the meeting of the Expert Group on Enterprise, Corporate and Tax Law. Using these questionnaires, lawyers specialising in corporate law from a large number of […]

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trend-Ranking 2019: Greiter Pegger Kofler once again listed under the best law firms outside Vienna

Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners was listed by the Austrian business magazine “trend” in the ranking of “Austria’s Best Lawyers” in the category “Best law firms outside of Vienna” under the the three best law firms and as the best law firm in Innsbruck and Tyrol for the 11th time in a row. We are […]

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Private Surfing During Working Hours?

Melanie Gassler-Tischlinger dealt with the question of whether employees are allowed to surf the Internet and send e-mails privately during working hours in the “Statement”, issue no. 3 (media magazine of the Austrian Journalists’ Club). The answer is: it depends.  Basically, it depends on whether relevant rules for private use exist or not. An employer […]

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Adventure X – Barbara Egger-Russe Advises at Coaching Evening

Once again this year the Standortagentur Tirol held the start-up competition Adventure X. Barbara Egger-Russe again advised the founders on various legal issues at the consultant evening on 16.04.2019. The questions were many and varied and ranged from the right choice of legal form, the liability of a limited liability company to questions about general […]

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One Year of the GDPR – First Insights and Findings

On May 25, 2018, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force. It has led to uncertainty and been the cause of quite some effort in many companies. What do things look like after one year of the GDPR? How has the data protection authority behaved? Are those affected making more use of […]

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Barbara Egger-Russe at the Export Competence Workshop

Lawyer Barbara Egger-Russe gave a lecture on “International Contract Law” on 20.03.2019 as part of the Export Competence Workshop organised by the Tyrol Chamber of Commerce. This export course, which is also part of the internationalisation offensive “go-international”, a promotional initiative of the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and the Economy and the Austrian Federal […]

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Barbara Egger-Russe New President of Eurojuris Austria

Barbara Egger-Russe was elected President of Eurojuris Austria at this year’s General Assembly of Eurojuris Austria in Strobl am Wolfgangsee. For the first time, an attorney from Innsbruck will head Eurojuris Austria. At the general assembly of Eurojuris Austria, which was held at the same time as the spring meeting of Eurojuris Germany, more than […]

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Melanie Gassler-Tischlinger at ELSA Winter Law School on Sports Law

“Have you ever wondered why there are soccer players worth more than $200 million? Have you ever wondered how the venue for the Olympic Games is chosen? How are athletes who are guilty of doping pursued? You will find the answers at our 5th ELSA Innsbruck Law School on Sports Law! Experience a week with […]

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Top Ranking for Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners

JUVE, the leading German magazine for corporate lawyers, has taken a look at the legal market in all Austrian provinces outside Vienna. The present JUVE ranking is the result of the JUVE editorial team’s research and shows which law firms they find are particularly significant and reputable. Our law firm was awarded five stars (highest […]

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Brochure: “Inadmissible Reimbursement of Deposits”

In recent years, court decisions prohibiting the inadmissible reimbursement of deposits have increasingly become the focus of public interest. And rightly so. The question whether there are unauthorised beneficiaries between a company and its shareholders concerns not only the company relationship but also external businesses. In particular, legal and tax advisors, as well as banks […]

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Civil Law Moot Court 2018/19

On January 24, 2019, the final hearing of this year’s civil law moot court was held at the Innsbruck Appellate Court. Six teams all worked very professionally in three hearing where they played the part of the lawyer before a top jury made up of Hon.-Prof. HR Dr. Christoph Brenn, Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Alexander Schopper […]

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After Death – What Happens to Your Digital Legacy

Lawyer  Alexandra Eder explains in an interview with the newspaper “Krone” what happens to e-mail addresses, profiles on social media sites and other online information in the event of death. Life without smartphones, computers and the Internet is hard to imagine. Everyone leaves behind a number of digital footprints. More and more purchases are made […]

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Does Your Car Already Drive Without Your Help?

New technology increasingly allows the transfer of conventional driving tasks to automated driving systems. But what about the legal framework for automated driving? Here is an overview. Vehicles with driving assistants are capable of parking themselves or ensuring that the vehicle drives at a constant speed on the motorway. Automation relieves the driver and is […]

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Restructuring Law in Practice

The second edition of “Examples for Restructuring”, a book by lawyers Nikola Tröthan and  Franz Pegger, will be published on 31.12.2018. The restructuring of companies is often a problem in business life, frequently coupled with difficult legal issues. The collection of simple examples in the book provides an introduction to this complex legal matter. Essential […]

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Breakfast@Law

On 05.12.20108 the law firm Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners held to the so-called “Breakfast@Law” workshop with 15 participants. Today, a large proportion of civil law disputes are not settled by a judgment, but with the help of out-of-court negotiation techniques and settlement discussions. Among other things, this shortens the duration of proceedings and avoids […]

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Melanie Gassler-Tischlinger at Lundbeck Austria on Data Protection for Psychiatrists

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which has been in force since May 2018, has redefined data protection throughout the EU and placed it in the hands of companies. Violations of data protection can be subject to very high fines. Melanie Gassler-Tischlinger recently spoke about the new data protection regulations in the context of the […]

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Lecture – “Practical Problems of Shareholder Resolutions”

On 26 November 2018 Franz Pegger will give a lecture on “Practical problems of shareholder resolutions” at the University of Innsbruck  as part of the seminar series “Current problems of private business law”. The life of partnerships and corporations as well as associations is dominated by their shareholders’ and members’ resolutions. The range of resolutions […]

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Compensation for Pain and Suffering Caused by Grief

On October 26, 2018, lawyer Ivo Greiter gave a lecture  at the Frankfurt Chamber of Industry and Commerce titled “Compensation under Austrian Law for Pain and Suffering Caused by Grief. He also presented his last book (“Compensation for Pain and Suffering Caused by Grief”). It contains over 100 decisions  about the amount of compensation for […]

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Charity Art Auction

On 14 December 2018, at 5 p.m., the Rotary Club Innsbruck-Alpin will hold a charity art auction at Innsbruck’s Hofburg for the benefit of the association “Emmaus”. The auction will be held by Mag.a Andrea Jungmann, Managing Director of Sotheby’s Austria, Hungary and Poland, Senior Director London. The vernissage will take place on 5 December […]

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Class action lawsuits – Will we have them here too in future?

On November 9/10, 2018, lawyer Georg Huber will speak  at the “Follow-Up European Law Conference” in Hofen Castle on the subject of class actions. The subject is highly topical, in particular due to the numerous consumer lawsuits in connection with the diesel scandal and various investor damages. Currently even a reclaim of ORF fees (GIS) […]

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Big Data & Data Protection

On 25 May 2018, the day the GDPR came into force, lawyer Georg Huber gave a lecture on Big Data & Data Protection at the 58th DACH Conference. Also see Big Data & Data Protection. This lecture has now been published in the conference volume “Digitalisierung und Recht”   DACH Schriftenreihe Nr. 50. More about DACH: Europäische […]

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Evolution or Revolution in Recruiting – Lecture by Günther Tengel

At the invitation of our law firm, on 9.10.2018, Günther Tengel, managing partner of the leading human resources consultants Amrop Jenewein, gave a fascinating lecture titled “Evolution or Revolution in recruiting – Who or what will lead us out of this dilemma?” “In 15 years, 70% of the world’s top 100 companies will no longer […]

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Lecture on Social Media Marketing

On October 18, 2018, lawyer Georg Huber will speak about legal aspects of social media marketing in the context of a training course for Tyrolean ski schools. The main focus will be on data protection and copyright aspects. From the point of view of data protection, the topics “joint responsibility” (ECJ 5.6.2018) in connection with […]

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2nd Place in the Tyrol Business Run

Congratulations to our three ladies from the Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners Business Team on their 2nd place in the Tyrol Business Run 2018: Mirjam Krödel, Annelies Huber and Franziska Eschertzhuber. With a strong running performance they were able to repeat last year’s successful placing. Press here for the Tyrol Business Run

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Chicken Coops and Freedom of the Press

In her current column for the media magazine “Statement” (September/October 2018 issue), lawyer Melanie Gassler-Tischlinger dealt with the tension between freedom of opinion and of the press  and the interest of companies in keeping certain detrimental facts secret. In Germany, an animal rights activist got into two organic chicken coops. He filmed dead chickens and […]

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Advertising on Facebook – Data Protection Sets Limits

Many companies use Facebook for targeted advertising because target groups can be addressed easily via Facebook and other social media. However, from the point of view of data protection, there are limits involved. Advertising via social media is only permitted under certain conditions. On June 5, 2018, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) passed an […]

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Data Protection: When Can I Contact Customers?

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force on 25 May 2018. It imposes extensive obligations on all companies, regardless of their size, to protect personal data. But how will the new legal situation affect direct marketing? Many companies are uncertain whether and to what extent data may be used for advertising in […]

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The New Beneficial Owner Register Act

The Beneficial Owner Register Act (WiEReG) came into force on 15 January 2018. The “WiEReG” imposes reporting obligations on companies. Notifications must be made to Statistics Austria for the first time by 1 June 2018. The content of this law implements the 4th EU Money Laundering Directive in Austria. Legal Entity and Economic Owner The […]

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Barbara Egger-Russe at Adventure X

The Adventure X Start-Up Competition by Standortagentur Tirol is being held once again in 2018. At the coaching evening “Law” on 24.04.2018 Barbara Egger-Russe advised founders of start-ups on legal issues. The questions asked were diverse, ranging from the choice of the correct legal form and company liability to questions on general terms and conditions, […]

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Georg Huber on Data Protection and Big Data

Lawyer Georg Huber will speak at the DACH Meeting in Stockholm from May 24 to 26, 2018, on the topic data protectiona and big data. The overall theme of the meeting is digitalisation. Programm_DACH_Stockholm_050318 The DACH European Lawyers Association was founded in Munich in May 1989 as the DACH German-Austrian-Swiss-Lichtensteinian Lawyers’ Association. The 25 founding […]

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Once Again – Top Ranking for Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners

We are delighted that for the tenth time in a row the Austrian business magazine “trend” ranked us under the three best law firms outside Vienna and as the best in Tyrol. For us, this is an acknowledgement of our ongoing efforts for our clients.   Trend

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Georg Huber on Marketing, Social Media and Data Protection

On March 13, 2018, Dr. Georg Huber, LL. M., spoke at the GALA (Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance, http://www.galalaw.com) Annual Meeting on data protection requirements in marketing on social medial. Our law firm is the only Austrian GALA member. Lawyers specialised in advertising law from over 50 countries attended the Annual Meeting.  The topics dealt with […]

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Melanie Gassler-Tischlinger at the ELSA Winter Law School on Sports Law

The European Law School Association – ELSA – Winter Law School on Sports Law was held in Innsbruck for the fourth time from 12 February to 16 February 2018. Once again, law students from all over Europe (e.g. Austria, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic, Norway, Slovakia, Rumania, Turkey etc.) took part. Melanie Gassler-Tischlinger, LL.M. lectured at […]

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Franz Pegger Receives MCI Teaching Award

Our partner, lawyer Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Franz Pegger, was presented the Management Center Innsbruck (MCI) Teaching Award. We extend our sincere congratulations. Our lawyers teach and lecture at various institutions such as the Management Center Innsbruck and Innsbruck University. For more information about our partners’ teaching positions see: teaching positions The MCI press release on […]

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Civil Law Moot Court

On January 19, 2018, the final hearing of this year’s civil law moot court was held at the Innsbruck Appellate Court. Six teams all worked very professionally in three hearing where they played the part of the lawyer before a top jury made up of Hon.-Prof. HR Dr. Christoph Brenn, Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Alexander Schopper […]

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Seminar on Data Protection for Travel Agents at the Chamber of Commerce

At the invitation of the Tyrol Chamber of Commerce (Section for Travel Agents), on January 18,  2018, lawyer Georg Huber spoke on the new data protection legislation. He explained the main features of the data protection law to a group of about 50 participants at the Chamber of Commerce and particulary illustrated the demands that […]

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Ethics for Lawyers

On 6 February 2018, lawyer Ivo Greiter will speak at the Lawyers Academy (Anwaltsakademie) on the topic: “What isn’t always spelt out by law – ethics for lawyers”. The presentation will be from 12.30 to 3.30 p.m. at the Voestalpine Event Centre in Linz and is geared towards lawyers and trainee lawyers.   These topics […]

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Seminar for Lawyers on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

At the request of the Tyrolean Bar Association, on 8 February 2018 lawyer George Huber will speak on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as well as on data security. Together with co-speaker David Schernthaner of Strong-IT, George Huber will familiarise Tyrolean lawyers with the subjects “Cyber Risks and Data Protection”.         […]

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Data Protection and Ski Schools

Data Protection – a hot topic for ski schools There are less than 200 days left before the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is implemented. The GDPR takes effect on May 25th, 2018, and imposes a wide range of obligations on enterprises of all sizes regarding the protection of personal data. If these obligations […]

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Private Accomodation Rental and Data Protection

There are only a few months left before the implementation of the the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR takes effect on May 25th, 2018, and entails a wide range of obligations for all enterprises of all sizes regarding the protection of personal data. If these obligations are not complied with or are […]

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Eternal Loyalty? The Duty of Loyalty of Partners in Limited Liability Companies

Partners in limited liability companies (GmbHs) have a duty of loyalty both to the company itself and to the other partners. Loyalty is generally understood to be the duty to mutual loyal behaviour, the duty to promote the company objective and the duty to refrain from any activity that may be damaging to the company. […]

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Data Protection and Direct Marketing

Data Protection and Marketing – How to Contact Customers under the New European Union General Data Protection Regulation On May 25th, 2018, the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the amendment to the Austrian Data Protection Act will enter into force. The provisions contained therein set out new requirements for the processing of […]

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Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners Supporters of the first Tyrolean Electric Racing Car

At a rollout on 24.10.2017, “Campus Tirol Motorsport” (CTM) presented Tyrols’s first electric racing car at the WIFI Tirol Event Centre in Innsbruck. CTM is a group of technology students from Innsbruck University, who founded a student association to take part in the international “Formula Student” competition. The Tyrolean CTM team designed and constructed an […]

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Max Schrems at Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners

On the invitation of Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners, on October 5th, 2017 Max Schrems spoke about his experiences with Facebook & Co, Silicon Valley, California. It is the year 2005. An Austrian law student is working on a paper on data protection during a semester in the USA. He asks Facebook to send him […]

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The Restitution of Works of Art

Austria: the restitution of works of art. One of the most well-known art restitution cases has to be the dispute over Klimt’s Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I. The heirs of Ferdinand and Adele Bloch-Bauer fought for years to have the painting, and many others, returned to them. In 2006, Austria returned the painting to the […]

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Top Performance at the Tyrol Business Run

Our law firm Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners took part in the Tyrol Business run again in 2017. Four teams made up of three runners each competed. Three teams were made up of lawyers and employees, one team was a “business team”. A business team is made up of friends of our law firm. Although the […]

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Data Protection at the Tyrolean Cableway Conference

Data protection is one of the topics at this year’s Tyrolean Cableway Conference on October 5th, 2017 in Mayrhofen. The Conference is organised by the Tyrol Chamber of Commerce. The new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) imposes a comprensive range of obligations on enterprises. It will be directly applicable as from May 25th, 2018. From then on […]

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Shitstorms on the Internet – How Can I Defend Myself?

The following article by lawyer Melanie Gassler-Tischlinger on how journalists can defend themselves against shitstorms was published in the September/October 2017 issue of the media magazine “Statement”. Just like thunderstorms they appear without warning: “digital shitstorms”. Journalists are in the public eye and as such are often subject to criticism. Facebook, Twitter, user forums, etc. make […]

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Ban on Sale Through Amazon Permissible? Waiting for the ECJ Decision

Products being sold through third-party platforms such as Amazon is an evil for a large number of manufacturers. Litigation is presently pending at the European Court of Justice (ECJ), relating to the decision whether manufacturers of luxury items can prohibit distributors from selling their products on third-party platforms such as Amazon.  The ECJ Advocate General believes so. (ECJ Advocate […]

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Fake News During Election Campaigns

Melanie Gassler-Tischlinger regularly gives legal advice in the Austrian media journal “Statement”.  The magazine is published by the Austrian Journalist Club. In the July/August 2017 issue Melanie Gassler-Tischlinger addresses the issue fake news in times preceding national parliamentary elections. She gives tips on how journalists can protect themselves from possible liability and lawsuits following false reports.   […]

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Developments in IT Law

IT law in the spotlight: this year’s 3 nations meeting of the German Association for Law and Informatics was held in Innsbruck on June 30th and July 1st, 2017 in cooperation with Innsbruck University’s Law Faculty. The German Association for Law and Informatics (DGRI, www.dgri.de) looks at questions on the interface between informatics and computer technology on […]

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Seminar on the New Data Protection Regulations

The countdown is on! On May 28th 2018 the EU General Data Protection Regulation will come into force. It entails extensive new obligations for enterprises. The responsibility for data protection is placed entirely in the hands of enterprises. Registration in the Data Processing Register will no longer be required. How can businesses prepare for the new […]

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Street Photography

Street Photography: Can we use photos of buildings that we take commercially? For example for advertising? Empress Maria Theresa and Frederick the Great were contemporaries and rivals on the battlefield. What unites them are their castles: the Empress had alterations and extentions made to Schönbrunn Palace, while The King of Prussia had Sanssouci Palace built […]

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Working Hours and Remuneration – Siamese Twins?

Working hours and remuneration are sensitive issues in the working world. More work means more money, doesn’t it? Lawyer Dr. Herwig Frei in an interview with the Tiroler Tageszeitung: Tiroler Tageszeitung 26. Mai 2017

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Environmental Law Moot Court

At this year’s fourth Austrian Environmental Law Moot Court, Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners  once again coached the student team from Innsbruck University. The students were supported by our lawyers Herwig Frei and Barbara Egger-Russe as well as associate Andreas Schinner. This year’s topic is the extension of the subway line U2 in Vienna. The team from Innsbruck has the roll […]

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Trend Magazine Again Ranks Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners as Best Law Firm in Tyrol

We are delighted that for the ninth time in a row the Austrian business magazine “trend” ranked us as one of the three best law firms outside Vienna and as the best in Tyrol.  

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Georg Huber at the Workshop “NEW Data Protection”

On April 27th, 2017 a workshop is being held in Wattens by Sphinx Consulting GmbH on the new data protection regulations. Lawyer Dr. Georg Huber, LL.M. will explain the main points of the revised data protection law (General Data Protection Regulation; GDPR). This will come into force in May 2018 and involves the need for action.  […]

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Stefan Kofler at the Annual GALA Global Meeting in New York

2017 Annual GALA Global Meeting The annual GALA Global Meeting was held in New York city from March 30th to April 2nd, 2017. Lawyers from over 50 nations took part. The Global Meeting was organised by the law firm Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, New York. GALA stands for “Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance”.  It is a […]

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Ivo Greiter on “Tirol TV”

In a studio discussion on Tirol TV, lawyer Dr Ivo Greiter explained why, for over 20 years, he has  advocated a constitutional law aimed to protect the rights of future generations and why such a law is so important. Interview:Tirol TV

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Univ.Prof. Gottfried Haber on the subject “What is left of Banking Secrecy?”

On March 13, 2017 our law firm hosted a presentation in cooperation with the Chamber of Chartered Accountants and Tax Consultants Tyrol on the subject “What is Left of Banking Secrecy”. On the invitation of our law firm, the renowned banking expert University Professor Dr Gottfried Haber of the Donau University Krems spoke to a […]

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Interview with Alexandra Eder on the Revised Probate Law

In an interview with the Kronen Zeitung, Tyrol Edition, lawyer Dr.  Alexandra Eder explained the changes in probate law since January 1st, 2017. In particular, the changes affect the drafting of wills, reserved portions and statutory testate succession. More in the interview: Krone 20170301

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Dr. Josef Greiter Award Presented

On March 1, 2017 the Dr. Josef Greiter Award, sponsored by our law firm, was presented at the Leopold-Franzens-University in Innsbruck. The award distinguishes jurisprudential works which are significant and beneficial to facilitating the practice of the legal profession. The award is granted in cooperation with the Law Faculty of Innsbruck University by a jury […]

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Ivo Greiter: Initiative for the Protection of the Rights of Future Generations

In an interview with the South Tyrol newspaper “Dolomiten”, Dr. Ivo Greiter explains why – for many years – he has been committed to the protection of the rights of future generations and encouraged these rights being incorporated in the Austrian constitution. The interview:  Dolomiten 15.02.2017  

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Georg Huber on the Risks Underlying Art Acquisition

Buying art can involve the risk of purchasing a forgery. An article for the Art Magazine “Kaleidoscope” by lawyer Dr. Georg Huber, LL.M. deals with this issue and illustrates the subject using two examples. Das Risiko beim Kunstkauf (Kaleidoscope 1.17)

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Stefan Kofler and Georg Huber at the Export Competence Workshop 2017

Lawyers Dr. Stefan Kofler and Dr. Georg Huber will speak on the subjects transport law and incotems and international contract law at the Tyrolean Chamber of Commerce’s Export Competence Workshop 2017. The Export Competence Workshop will take place from February 22nd to March 28th, 2017. Einladung Export-Kompetenz-Werkstatt 2017 Programm Export-Kompetenz-Werkstatt 2017    

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Revised Data Protection Law – The Sword of Damocles for Businesses?

On May 4th, 2016 the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR“,  (EU) 2016/679) was published in the EU Official Journal. Although it will only come into force on May 25th, 2018 after a 2 year transition period, businesses should already start to get prepared and implement the specifications. Otherwise they risk severe penalties of up to […]

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Triumph at the Civil Law Moot Court

Once again this year Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners participated in the Civil Law Moot Court at Innsbruck University, where students are given the opportunity to simulate civil court proceedings in front of a top-class panel of judges and gain valuable experience for the future. Lawyers MMMag. Barbara Egger-Russe and Dr. Silvia Moser, M.A. coached […]

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Alexandra Eder Speaks on the Revised Probate Law

On January 11th, 2017, lawyer Dr.  Alexandra Eder spoke on the basic points of the revised probate law to a large number of interested listeners at an event held by  “Club50aktiv”. Using various examples, the changes in Austrian probate law following the revision were explained, as well as those in international probate law resulting from the […]

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Constitutional Law for the Protection of the Rights of Future Generations – An Interview with Ivo Greiter

For many years, lawyer Dr. Ivo Greiter has advocated a constitutional law aimed to protect the rights of future generations. In an interview with the “Kronen Zeitung” he explains why such a law has become more important than ever. Interview Ivo Greiter

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An Interview with Georg Huber on Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 is going to change our world. It involves digitalisation, automation and in particular networking real things with virtual things and those with people. On November 22, 2016 Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners held a presentation in cooperation with the Tyrol Economic Chamber on the subject “Industry 4.0; An Organisational Task”. The evening illustrated […]

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Georg Huber and Fabian Bösch on the Latest Amendments to the Tyrolean Ski School Act

In a contribution for the platform www.lawmeetssports.at, lawyer Dr Georg Huber and associate Mag Fabian Bösch explain the latest amendments to the Tyrolean Ski School Act and illustrate the repercussions on cross-border excursions. Neue Impulse für den Skilehrer-Ausflugsverkehr

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Industry 4.0, An Organisational Task for Businesses

Industry 4.0 is going to change our world. Not one stone will be left on another. Industry 4.0 is digitalisation, automation and in particular networking real things with virtual things and those with people. Product innovation and business model development in Industry 4.0 are still in their infancy. A number of questions are still open. […]

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Barbara Egger-Russe and Georg Huber at Startup Live

Our law firm is a partner of the Startup Live event “Innsbruck #3”, which will be held from November 25th to 27th, 2016. Lawyers MMMag. Barbara Egger-Russe and  Dr. Georg Huber, LL.M. will act as mentors for start-up companies and answer the entrepreneurs’ legal questions related to start-ups. For further information see: Startup Live Innsbruck #3

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Franz Pegger Speaks on M&A at the DACH Convention in Vienna

On September 23rd, 2016, lawyer Univ.-Prof. Dr. Franz Pegger  spoke at the 55th DACH Convention which was held in Vienna from September 22nd to 24th. He lectured to lawyers from throughout Europe on “M&A – Steps in the Sales Process”. Different forms of acquisition (asset deal and share deal) were highlighted. Using numerous practical examples, Franz Pegger […]

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The New EU-Directive on the Protection of Know-how and Trade Secrets

Directive 2016/943 of June 8, 2016 establishes minimum standards for the protection of know-how and trade secrets in the EC. Since the regulation determines a minimum standard, the member states are at liberty to add further protective measures. The EU directive must be implemented by June 9, 2018. By that date, the member states must have […]

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Alexandra Eder on Business Succession and the Revised Probate Law

The question of succession is an issue that influences the future of a business and that inevitably comes up in nearly every business sooner or later. Correct preparation involves a large number of – in some cases highly complex – legal issues. These legal issues are not only matters in corporate, company or tax law, the area of family […]

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Interview with Georg Huber on The Protection of Cultural Assets

An interview with lawyer Dr. Georg Huber, LL.M. on cultural assets protection issues was published in the “Börsenkurier”, a weekly financial newspaper, on November 3rd, 2016. Read more:  Souvenir ist nicht gleich Souvenir (Download Interview)  

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New Book by Ivo Greiter on Compensation for Personal Suffering Caused by Grief

In his newly published book, lawyer Dr Ivo Greiter presents an overview on legislation regarding compensation for personal suffering resulting from grief. Ten years ago Ivo Greiter’s book titled “Compensation for Pain and Suffering after an Accident” appeared. Lawyer Dr Alexander Wittwer, Dornbirn made the following comment on the book in the Journal for Traffic […]

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Distinction for our Law Firm by the University of Innsbruck

On September 30th, 2016, at the University of Innsbruck’s Law Faculty Day, the law firm Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners was honoured for its many years of work in the field of practical university education. In his speech, the Dean, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christian Markl, praised the law firm’s performance and especially mentioned their engagement in coaching students for the Moot […]

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Industry 4.0, An Organisational Task for Businesses

“We are experiencing a digital revolution whose implications will be more radical and rapid than those of the industrial revolution in Europe 150 years ago”  (Prof. Rupert Stadler, CEO Audi AG) Industry 4.o is going to change absolutely everything, not one stone will be left on another. It won’t only mean digitalisation and automation, but above all networking. The […]

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Dr. Franz Pegger Lectures on Balance Sheet Analysis

Lawyer Univ.-Prof. Dr. Franz Pegger lectured on “Reading and Understanding Balance Sheets” at a two day seminar held by the Austrian Lawyers’ Academy on September 16 and 17, 2016. AWAK Aussendung    

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Dr. Georg Huber at the Forum Alpbach

Alpbach Summer School from August 17th to 22nd, 2016 The aim of the Summer School is to coach young researchers and show them how to develop their ideas and research ready for the market. Their ideas are examined for commercial viability and plans for new venture creation with global potential are developed. The programme is jointly […]

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Dr. Georg Huber and Art Law in the “Börsenkurier”

The latest edition of the Börsenkurier published on August 18, 2016 reports on a presentation by our law firm, where lawyer Dr. Georg Huber, LL.M. spoke on the risks involved in art acquisition. Download Börsenkurier20160818

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Getting the Deal Through: Advertising & Marketing Law (Austria), 2016

For the third time since 2014, “Getting the Deal Through – Advertising & Marketing Law” has been published. It provides an overview on advertising and marketing law in 13 different jurisdictions. Georg Huber, Stefan Kofler and Fabian Bösch, all of Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners, have contributed the Austrian chapter. Download: Advertising & Marketing Austrian […]

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The New EU General Data Protection Regulation

After several years of discussion the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of April 27, 2016 was published in the Official Journal of the European Union, was adopted on May 24, 2016 and will apply as of May 25, 2018. The current Data Protection Directive will then be repealed. It dates back to the […]

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Environmental Moot Court – Victory for Team Innsbruck

The result of this year’s third Environmental Moot Court was very clear: the team from the University of Innsbruck, supported and coached by Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners, received the most points by far of all the participating Austrian universities and won the competition. In staged proceedings concerning the environmental approval of the Academy for […]

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Art and Culinary Art – A Successful Event

On June 14, 2016 Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners and the art company MilionArt (www.milionart.com) held a presentation titled “Art as an Investment” in Innsbruck’s Grand Hotel Europa. Alain Mestat (Art Capital Group Europe, Luxembourg) addressed the numerous guests (in spite of the international soccer match) in the baroque hall of the Grand Hotel Europa: “We offer our […]

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trend online – Dr Franz Pegger and General Assemblies of Ltd Companies

In its online edition the business magazine trend turned its attention to the issue that was focussed on at our law firm’s presentation “The Successful General Assembly of a Limited Liability Company – How to Avoid Pitfalls” and reports on the content (also see News of 7.3.2016) Lawyer Dr. Franz Pegger is quoted as  follows in […]

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Environmental Moot Court – Trial a Success

Environmental Moot Court Trial The University of Innsbruck’s team, supported and coached by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Arno Kahl, ao.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Lamiss Khakzadeh-Leiler  and the law firm Greiter Pegger Kofler und Partners  (Dr. Herwig Frei,  MMMag. Barbara Egger-Russe and Ing. Mag. Andreas Schinner) were successful in the staged proceedings. The subject of the trial was the construction of the Academy for Trainee Footballers […]

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Barbara Egger-Russe Vice-President of Eurojuris

MMMag. Barbara Egger-Russe was unanimously voted vice-president at this year’s general meeting of Eurojuris International Austria. She is the first female board member since the founding of the association in 1998. Eurojuris Austria is made up of 11 law firms from throughout Austria, that work in a great variety of practice areas and are networked with […]

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Art as an Investment

Art as an investment is gaining in significance. In particular in times of economic crises and decreasing interest rates, investors see art as an alternative form of investment. Next to the more common asset forms such as shares, gold or real-estate, today art is often a significant part of an investor’s portfolio. However, the art […]

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Environmental Moot Court

Once again this year Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners is coaching the University of Innsbruck’s team of students for the third Austrian Environmental Moot Court. The students are being supported by our lawyers  MMMag. Barbara Egger-Russe and Dr. Herwig Frei. This year’s topic is the Red Bull Football Academy in Liefering. The Environmental Moot Court commenced […]

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GALA’s Annual Global Meeting in Chicago

The Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (“GALA”) holds its 14th Annual Global Meeting in Chicago, IL on April 4 -5, 2016.  With members from Argentina to Zimbabwe, GALA covers more than 90 countries around the world. Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners is the only member from Austria. “As the issues faced by global advertisers become more […]

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GALA’s Alcohol Advertising Guide with Contribution by Stefan Kofler

The Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (“GALA”) has released the second edition of its book “Alcohol Advertising: A Global Legal Perspective”.  The book is available on Amazon (www.amazon.com) and directly from GALA (www.galalaw.com).  GALA’s Alcohol Advertising Guide reviews the laws and trends governing alcohol advertising in more than 60 countries, from Argentina to Zimbabwe. GALA’s book […]

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Barbara Egger-Russe Founding Member of Eurojuris International Sports and Events Group

MMMag. Barbara Egger-Russe is a founding member of Eurojuris International’s expert group “Sports and Events” newly established in November 2015. Reputable lawyers from all over Europe formed this group to pool their expertise in the area of sport and event law and, in particular, to advise and represent internationally active organisations in this field. Eurojuris […]

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Barbara Egger-Russe on Word and Image Copyright

“Who made it – who exactly made it” – Word and Image Copyright”. This is the title under which lawyer MMMag. Barbara Egger-Russe will repeat her presentation of 02.02.2016 “Copyright and Image Rights on the Internet”. Because of the high level of interest she will speak again at the seminar “Tools for Clubs and Voluntary Associations” organised by […]

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Avoiding Pitfalls at General Assemblies

In a presentation in the Grand Hotel Europa’s Baroque Hall on March 3rd, 2016, Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners focussed on the subject “The Successful General Assembly of a Limited Liability Company- How to Avoid Pitfalls “. The two specialists in company law, lawyers  MMMag. Barbara Egger-Russe and Univ.-Prof. Dr. Franz Pegger explained how a limited liability company’s […]

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Dennree advised in the Acquisition of Zielpunkt Stores

Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners advised the organic food retailer dennree in the acquisition of Zielpunkt stores. Dennree Naturkost GmbH purchased stores from the insolvent Zielpunkt GmbH. Legal advice and support was provided by Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners. Dennree Naturkost GmbH is a fully owned subsidiary of the German dennree GmbH and runs organic food […]

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Dr. Silvia Moser Interviewed on Skiing Accidents

In an interview in the Kronenzeitung Dr. Silvia Moser, M.A. explains in detail what to do after a skiing accident and what to pay special attention to. Download: Kronenzeitung 18.2.2016

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ELSA Winter Law School on Sports Law 2016

From 07.02.2016 – 14.02.2016, for the second time, the European Law School Association (ELSA)’s Winter Law School on Sports Law will be held in Innsbruck. Once again, law students from all over Europe are expected to participate. Lawyer Mag. Melanie Gassler-Tischlinger, LL.M. of Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners will be one of the Winter Law School’s lecturers, […]

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Business Succession in the Tourism Industry

Dr Franz Pegger, together with Prof. Christian Fritz LL.M, MBA, composed an article titled “Business Succession in the Tourism Industry – Knowledge and Advice based on Consultancy Experience”. Their contribution was published in the second edition of “Entrepreneurship and Tourism –  Entrepreneurial Thinking and Success Strategies” (Linde Verlag 2016) written by the professors Hubert Siller and Anita Zehrer […]

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Civil Law Moot Court

Once again this year Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partner took part in the Civil Law Moot Court. A team made up of three students (Johannes Reheis, Maximilian Jörg, Marco Lettenbichler),  was coached by our lawyers  MMMag. Barbara Egger-Russe and  Dr. Silvia Moser, M.A. The final took place at the Innsbruck Appellate Court on January 21, 2016. The […]

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Art Valuation

Assessing the value of a work of art is a tricky business. The value isn’t only important to the collector or buyer, it is also significant for insurers, in damage proceedings, insolvency, inheritance and tax law matters. Paintings and sculptures are generally unique works, a long time may have passed since they were last bought or […]

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Dr Stefan Kofler and Dr Georg Huber at the Export Competence Workshop

Lawyers Dr. Stefan Kofler and Dr. Georg Huber speak on the subjects transport law and incotems and international contract law at the Tyrolean Chamber of Commerce’s Export Competence Workshop. Download: Programm Exportkompetenz-Werkstatt 2016

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MMMag Barbara Egger-Russe Member of the Eurojuris Knowledge Group “Corporate and Tax Law”

Barbara Egger-Russe was, as the only lawyer from Austria, accepted by the international lawyers’ association “Eurojuris International” as a member of their knowledge group “Corporate and Tax Law”. Besides MMMag. Barbara Egger-Russe  18 other lawyers from 13 different countries belong to the group. They come together on a regular basis to exchange ideas on current issues in corporate and tax law. […]

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Dr Georg Huber Lecturer at the Danube University Krems

For the first time in 2016 The Danube University Krems is offering a course in “Sports Law”, leading to the qualifications LL.M. (Master of Laws), MLS (Master of Legal Studies) or Academic Expert in Sports Law As part of this new university course lawyer Dr. Georg Huber, LL.M. will hold a lecture on the subject “Easements and […]

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Barbara Egger-Russe to Speak on Copyright and Image Rights on the Internet

On February 2nd, 2016, lawyer MMMag. Barbara Egger-Russe will speak on copyright and image rights on the internet at the “Vereinsakademie 2015/16”. The “Vereinsakademie” is an educational programme for all kinds of Tyrolean associations and clubs. Every month experts in various fields provide information and knowledge that is important for an association’s work. The Vereinsakademie is a […]

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Company Handovers “Made to Measure”

The number of company handovers has increased significantly in past years. There are roughly the same amount of company handovers to family members as to non family members. The ownership transfer process can certainly be a critical phase in the lifecycle of a company. It is, therefore, extremely important to look at every individual handover carefully and find […]

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Dr Edwin Grubert Speaks to the “Maschinenring Tirol” on Liability Issues

On November 30, 2015  Dr. Edwin Grubert, LL.M.  held a lecture on the liability of board members (e.g. executive and supervisory board) of cooperatives and associations.    

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The New Law of Succession

On 30.07.2015 the Amending Law 2015 to the Law of Succession was publicized. The amendment not only provides an urgently required update of the language used in the inheritance provisions of the Austrian Civil Code, it is in fact also a fundamental reform of substantive succession law. The changes to the legislative framework open new possibilities for […]

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Applications Open for Dr. Josef Greiter Award

Greiter & Partners, in cooperation with Innsbruck University, once again announces the Dr. Josef Greiter Award of EUR 6,000.-. The prize, named after its founder, distinguishes jurisprudential papers that are significant and beneficial to facilitate the practice of the profession of a lawyer. In particular theses and dissertations will be considered for the award. Further information: […]

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Company Handovers – Transfer or Bequeath?

Dr Franz Pegger speaks on “Company Handovers” in the magazine top.tirol and looks at the latest European Commission Succession Regulation. Download the article in top.tirol: magazine top tirol 03/2015 quer top.tirol 03/2015 hoch

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Dr. Herwig Frei at the National Meeting of Bus Companies

At the invitation of the Austrian Economic Chambers, on November 26, 2015 lawyer Dr. Herwig Frei will speak at the National Meeting for Austrian Bus Companies in Wels. He will speak on the subject “Wage and Social Dumping. Other speakers include Martin Horvath (Chairman Association bus ompanies) and Mag. Paul Blachnik (Association Managing Director). Download Einladung Bundes-Fachtagung Busse

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4 Teams at the Tyrolean Business Run

Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners took part in the traditional Tyrolean Business Run once again this year. Our law firm had 4 teams made up of 3 runners each at the start of the 5.3 km course through the centre of Innsbruck. The main accent was on fun and team spirit. To prepare for the run we met […]

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A Further Presentation by Dr. Herwig Frei on Wage and Social Dumping

Dr. Herwig Frei, one of our attorneys specialised in labour law, will hold a lecture on “Developments in Wage and Social Dumping” on October 12, 2015 at the Annual Meeting of the Tyrolean Chamber of Commerce’s section “Garages, Petrol Stations and Service Stations”. The repercussions of these changes for that branch in particular and practical […]

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Dr. Stefan Kofler at GALA in Warsaw

The latest developments in international marketing law were discussed at the GALA Conference in Warsaw On September 24th and the 25th, 2015 the annual GALA (Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance) Conference for EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) members was held in Warsaw. The Austrian GALA member taking part in the conference was our partner Dr. Stefan Kofler. The conference was organised by […]

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Supreme Court Confirms Ski School Proviso

The Supreme Court has confirmed that a ski school licence is mandatory to give skiing lessons. A business licence for “Life Coaching” is not sufficient. In the case in question the holder of a business licence for life coaching and social counselling in Tyrol regularly gave cross country skiing lessons without having a ski school […]

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Art & Law: Resale Rights for Visual Art

As opposed to musicians and authors, visual artists often only profit from their works once, i.e. on the work’s initial sale. This could be compensated through resale rights (droit de suite). Dr. Georg Huber and MMag. Barbara Rainer wrote an article on this subject for the art magazine “Kaleidoscope” published by Milionart (issue 2.15). To the […]

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Regional Planning and Zoning by way of Contracting

In Tyrol in particular,  land is becoming more and more scarce. Catchphrases such as “mobilising building land” and  “preserving building land” are often heard in the media. The question is whether regional planning and zoning by individual contracts with property owners, a system that since 2014 has become a part of state law in every Austrian federal state, will really solve the […]

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Dr. Herwig Frei Speaks on Developments in Wage and Social Dumping

Dr. Herwig Frei, one of our attorneys specialised in labour law , will hold a lecture on “Developments in Wage and Social Dumping” on October 5, 2015 at the Annual Meeting of  Tyrolean Chamber of Commerce’s section Tyrolean Bus Air and Shipping Industry. He will take a closer look at the repercussions of these changes for that […]

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Confidential Documents in Clouds

More and more businesses are saving their data  in clouds. This means they have unlimited storage capacity and worldwide access to data. Extreme caution is required when sensitive data is stored externally. Dr. Georg Huber and Ing.Mag. Andreas Schinner commented on this subject in the September issue of the Wirtschaftsblatt Tirol (Tyrolean Economic Journal).   Download: […]

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Dr. Georg Huber at European Forum Alpbach

Alpbach Summer School August 19 to 24, 2015 The aim of the Summer School is to coach young researchers and show them how to develop their ideas and research ready for the market. Their ideas are  examined for commercial viability and  plans for new venture creation with global potential are developed. The programme is jointly organised by the […]

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International Award for Dr. Franz Pegger

Our partner Univ.-Prof (FH) Mag. Dr. Franz Pegger received the distinguished International Education Faculty Achievement Award. The Management Center Innsbruck (MCI) published the following press release (translation by us): The International Association of University Professors (IAUP) conferred the International Education Faculty Achievement Award on Prof. Dr. Franz Pegger The administration of the Management Center Innsbruck (MCI) is delighted […]

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Landmark Decision by Supreme Court on Free-ride Ski Racing

Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partner obtain compensation payment for injured racer. In March 2010 a wild slope ski race (free-ride race) was held in Ischgl. The race organisers positioned course gates down the run. The participants weren’t able to view the course slope before the start. The race course led directly towards a 4-5m deep ditch. […]

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You Tube: Advertising Law in Austria

At the GALA annual general meeting in Washington DC in April 2015 Dr. Georg Huber explained the fundamental principles of Austrian advertising law.  YouTube Video GALA is the Global Advertising Lawyers’ Association. At present Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners is the only Austrian member. Infos on GALA: GALA Website

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Moot Court Team Pleads Before the Supreme Court

The team from Innsbruck coached by Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners, who were the winners of the Innsbruck University Civil Law Moot Court held in the winter semester 2014/2015, pleaded successfully at the national finals held at the Vienna Supreme Court. The team members  Lisa Maria Gosch, Theresa Weiskopf and Alexander Lederwasch presented the position of the defending […]

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Environmental Law Moot Court a Success

The end of the Environmental Law Moot Court was marked with a new publication. The second Austrian Environmental Law Moot Court ended on June 19, 2015 with a closing event at the Vienna University of Economic Sciences. On that occasion the new publication “Environmental Law Moot Court 2015”, published by the Forschungsinstitut Öffentlichkeitsbeteiligung, Jan Sramek Verlag (ISBN […]

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GALEXY Conference 2015 in Innsbruck

From June 25th to 28th, this year’s annual GALEXY conference will take place in Innsbruck. Numerous lawyers from all over the world are expected to participate. Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners are proud to be hosting the event. GALEXY is an international association of lawyers who mainly advise and represent SMEs in their jurisdictions. In international […]

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Dr. Georg Huber to speak at EXPO in Milan

On 18 June 2015, Dr. Georg Huber will speak at the EXPO in Milan upon invitation of the “Standortagentur Tirol” (http://www.standort-tirol.at) in the Austrian Pavillon on the topic “R&D Agreements: Pitfalls & Chances”. He will focus on the main legal aspects of cross-border R&D co-operations . Invitation: EXPO_Invitation_B2B Evet Further information about Tyrol as an […]

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Tyrolean Chamber of Commerce EXPO 2015

On June 23rd, 2015, the 10th Tyrolean Chamber of Commerce EXPO (Exporttag) will be held. Beside 30 Austrian business and trade delegates, Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners will also take part and be available for discussions. We will present our law firm and the services offered to exporters both in the morning (11:30 a.m.) and in the afternoon (3:30 […]

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Presentation “Bonus or Prison Bars” a Great Success

At the invitation of Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners, on May 13, 2015, Mag. Walter Geyer held a presentation at  Innsbruck’s Grand Hotel Europa titled “Bonus or Prison Bars – Managers’ Decisions under the Scrutiny of the Public Prosecutor”. Mag. Geyer was the first Director of the Public Prosecutor’s Office for Economic and Corruption Crimes in Vienna from […]

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Dr. Ivo Greiter Speaks on Invitation of the Austrian Judges Association

Dr. Ivo Greiter will speak at the “Vorarlberger Tagen 2015” to be held by the Austrian Judges Association from May 18th to May 20th 2015 in Bezau. His lecture is titled “Interesting Facts on Compensation for Pain and Suffering”. Dr. Ivo Greiter’s lecture will include the topics “compensation for a shortened life” and “compensation for […]

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Dr. Ivo Greiter to speak at the annual German Lawyers’ Day / Hamburg

On June 10th, 2015, Dr. Ivo Greiter will speak on the topic “Poisoning is Inappropriate – Better Negotiating Results Using Creativity”. The German Lawyers’ Day, which is organized by the Deutsche Anwaltverein, is being held for the 66th time this year from June 10th to 13th in Hamburg. The overall theme is “Changes in the Debating Practice […]

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Latest Top Lawyers’ Ranking

For the seventh time in a row Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners was the only Tyrolean law firm to be ranked among the three best law firms outside Vienna by the Austrian business magazine FORMAT.

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New Edition: Advertising Law – A Global Legal Perspective

GALA, the Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance, has published a new edition of  Advertising Law: A Global Legal Perspective. The book gives an overview of marketing and advertising law in 56 countries, from “Austria” to “Zimbabwe”. The two volumes, containing over 800 pages, are available at amazon or can be ordered directly from GALA    (www.galalaw.com). The chapter on […]

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Bonus or Prison Bars? – Managers’ Decisions under the scrutiny of the Public Prosecutor

On May 13th, 2015, in Innsbruck’s Grand Hotel Europa, Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners are hosting a presentation by Mag. Walter Geyer, former Director of the Public Prosecutor’s Office for Economic and Corruption Crimes in Vienna, titled “Bonus or Prison Bars? – Managers’ Decisions under the scrutiny of the Public Prosecutor”. The danger for managers […]

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Dr. Franz Pegger at Adventure X

The Adventure X Start-Up Competition by Standortagentur Tirol will be held once again this year. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Franz Pegger will again support the competition as a coach and judge in legal aspects. Further information under www.adventurex.info  

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Dr. Georg Huber to speak at GALA / Washington DC

At the annual meeting of the Global Advertising Lawyers’ Association (GALA – www.gala-marketlaw.com) to take place in Washington DC from March 28th to 31st, 2015, lawyer Dr. Georg Huber will speak on the subject “Virtual Marketing”.

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Environmental Law Moot Court

At the second Austrian Environmental Law Moot Court this year, Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners will again coach the student team from Innsbruck University. The students will be supported by our lawyers MMMag. Barbara Egger-Russe and Dr. Herwig Frei. This years’ topic is a wind park project in a sensitive alpine region requiring environmental impact […]

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Eurojuris in Innsbruck

From March 20th to 22nd, 2015 Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners will be hosting this year’s annual meeting of Eurojuris Austria (www.eurojuris.at). Eurojuris is a leading network of law firms in Europe, in 650 locations in 19 countries. Each country has its own national Eurojuris organisation. The members are independent, middle-sized, well-established law firms that meet […]

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Sports Law Symposium, Innsbruck University

On March 27th, 2015 Innsbruck University’s Law Faculty will hold a symposium titled “Law in the Mountains – Current Issues in Mountain Sports Law”. Dr. Georg Huber of Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners will will take part as an expert on the subject “Reduced Prices for Locals and European Law”.

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Tyrol Chamber of Commerce – Export Competence Workshop

Lawyer Dr. Georg Huber, LL.M. will present the module “International Contract Law” at the Tyrol Chamber of Commerce’s Export Competence Workshop in February.

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Medicine and Law

On February 3rd, 2015, Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Franz Pegger gave a lecture in Bregenz for selected psychologists and psychiatrists titled “Selected Issues: the Crossroads Between Medicine and Law”.  

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El§A Winter Law School on Sports Law

This year, for the first time, the European Law Students’ Association (ELSA)’s Winter Law School on Sports Law will be held in Innsbruck from February 2nd to 15th, 2015. Law students from all over Europe are expected to participate. Mag. Fabian Bösch, B.A., of Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners, will be one of the Winter […]

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Moot Court Winning Team

Once again this year Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners took part in the Civil Law Moot Court. A team made up of two students was coached by lawyers MMMag. Barbara Egger-Russe and Dr. Silvia Moser. The grand final took place at the Innsbruck Appellate Court on January 15th, 2015. The team coached by Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners was selected as competition winners. The […]

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EL§A M&A Competition

On January 22nd, 2015, for the second time ELSA (The European Law Students’ Association) held the M&A Contract Competition “Seal the Deal”. Once again Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners’ Dr. Georg Huber was a member of the jury and MMMag. Barbara Egger-Russe one of the speakers. The two teams, each made up of three students, had 1.5 […]

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Monitoring Staff in the Workplace

On November 26th, 2014 Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners hosted a presentation at the Grand Hotel Europa in Innsbruck titled “Monitoring Staff in the Workplace – What an Employer Is and Isn’t Allowed to Do”. Lawyers Mag. Melanie Gassler-Tischlinger. LL.M. and Dr. Herwig Frei, both specialised in labour law, presented actual individual cases. For example, an […]

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Export Management Course

On November 10th and 17th, 2014, our lawyer Dr. Georg Huber, LL.M. lectured the module Contract Law in the Institute for Economic Promotion (WIFI) of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber’s Export Management Course. The following subjects were covered: outline of the various legal systems the export contract: risks, contract conclusion, content, violation and conditions general […]

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Dawn Raids – Hausdurchsuchungen durch Kartellbehörden

Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partner in Innsbruck veranstaltete am 08. April 2014 im Grand Hotel Europa einen Vortrag zum immer brisanter werdenden Thema „Dawn Raids – Hausdurchsuchungen durch Kartellbehörden im Morgengrauen“. Die Kartellbehörden verhängen zuletzt vermehrt Geldbußen über Unternehmen, unlängst € 2,9 Mio über ein Unternehmen aus der Elektronikbranche. Das Verhalten von Unternehmen bei Hausdurchsuchungen […]

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