BLOG

Our blog is intended to provide you with regular information on current legislation and case law, amendments to the law and our lecturing activities. With our contributions, we pursue the goal of creating added value for your everyday legal life.

[Translate to Englisch:]

Digital identity - the eIDAS 2.0 amendment

Created by Mag. Sylvia Unger |
Payment Law , Civil Law , Business Law

1. Introduction

The eIDAS 2.0 amendment (link) was published in the Official Journal of the EU at the end of April 2024 and has been in force since…

Read more

The Accessibility Act in the payment transaction sector

Created by Mag. Sylvia Unger |
Banking Law , Payment Law

The Austrian legislative body passed the Accessibility Act (BaFG) in July 2023. The BaFG is intended to ensure accessibility for people with…

Read more

The future of data usage in the EU: The Data Act

Created by Mag. Sylvia Unger |
Administrative Criminal Law

The EU Data Act came into effect in January 2024. It will be applicable from 12 September 2025 and has the potential to fundamentally change the way…

Read more

Government housing and construction measures - exemption from fees when buying your own home

Created by Mag. Christoph Fasching, MBA |
Real Estate Law

1. Background

The legislator has decided to exempt the purchase or construction of a residential property to satisfy the urgent housing needs of the…

Read more
[Translate to Englisch:]

Reimbursement of training costs if exam not passed? (Supreme Court 11.01.2024, 8 ObA 74/23z)

Created by Mag. Sylvia Unger |
Employment Law for Companies

1. Introduction

In the decision 8 ObA 74/23z, the Supreme Court dealt with the question of whether the training costs of an employee paid by the…

Read more
[Translate to Englisch:]

New EU legislation to combat money laundering and terrorist financing

Created by Mag. Sylvia Unger |
Banking Law , Business Law

1. Background

On 20 July 2021, the European Commission presented a package aimed at expanding EU regulations to combat money laundering and terrorist…

Read more
[Translate to Englisch:]

European Court of Justice ruling allows headscarf ban for employees in the public sector

Created by Mag. Sylvia Unger |
Employment Law for Companies

1. Introduction

In decision C-148/22 of November 28, 2023 (OP/Commune d'Ans), the European Court of Justice (ECJ) dealt with the ban on headscarves…

Read more

A serious fault does not necessarily have to be difficult to rectify

Created by Mag. Sylvia Unger |
Civil Law

1. Introduction

In its decision 9 Ob 41/23d of 27 September 2023, the Supreme Court dealt with serious and minor defects within the meaning of the…

Read more
[Translate to Englisch:]

Supreme Court decision on voucher cards/value cards (OGH 4 Ob 207/22b)

Created by Mag. Bianca Holzer |
Payment Law , Civil Law

1. Facts of the case 

In the decision 4 Ob 207/22b, the Austrian Supreme Court (OGH) ruled on an action for injunctive relief brought by the Chamber…

Read more