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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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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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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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