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Einlagenrückgewähr Haftung Dritte

Third-party liability for prohibited return of capital contributions (OGH 23.06.2021, 6Ob61/21w)

Created by Mag. Fridolin Fahringer |
Corporate Law

In the topical case, an external third company granted a loan to the parent company in a parent-subsidiary constellation. In the following, this loan…

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Lease reduction due to an access ban during lockdown

Lease reduction due to an access ban during lockdown (OGH 25.01.2022, 8 Ob 131/21d)

Created by Mag. Fridolin Fahringer |
Civil Law

The lease of a rental property is not only to be lowered if the object itself becomes unusable due to an ‘epidemic’ such as COVID-19, but also because…

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No discrimination in case of dismissal due to refusal against Covid measures

No discrimination in case of dismissal due to refusal against Covid measures

Created by Mag. Sylvia Unger |
Employment Law for Companies , Civil Law

Employees may not be dismissed on the basis of their ideology. If this nevertheless happens, the dismissal can be challenged in court. According to…

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DPA Decision on D155.027, 2021-0.586.257.

DPA Decision on D155.027, 2021-0.586.257.

Created by Thomas Hörantner, LL.M. |
Business Law

The use of the Google Analytics data analysis tool by a website operator constitutes a violation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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Change in case law on work accidents during home office

Change in case law on work accidents during home office (OGH 27.04.2021, 10 ObS 16/21k)

Created by Mag. Fridolin Fahringer |
Business Law

According to new case law, the intention of the act during "home office" shall be the only considered requirement to establish, whether an accident is…

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Amendment to the Cartel and Competition Act (‚KaWeRÄG 2021‘)

Created by Mag. Fridolin Fahringer |
Business Law

The KaWeRÄG 2021 adapts the Austrian Cartel Act as well as the Competition Act to the ECN+ Directive. Additionally, the government implemented…

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Compensation claim in case of withdrawal of a shareholder

Compensation claim in case of withdrawal of a shareholder

Created by Mag. Bianca Holzer |
Corporate Law

Acquisition rights and compensation claims may not differentiate in shareholder agreements in the cases or the type of withdrawal of a shareholder…

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