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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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