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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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:…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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”…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Top-Ranking im JUVE-Magazine 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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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)…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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:…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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 &…

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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:…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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