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New European Union adequacy decision

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

Data protection agreement as new basis for transfer of personal data to US companies

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Dedicated private road - application of StVO for pedestrians and cyclists?

Created by Mag. Bianca Holzer |
Civil Law

1 facts of the case

An accident occurred on a private path between a cyclist and a minor pedestrian. According to the owner's dedication, the private…

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[Translate to Englisch:] Gesellschaftsrechtliches Digitalisierungsgesetz 2022

Company Law Digitalization Act 2022

Created by Thomas Hörantner, LL.M. |
Corporate Law , Commercial Law

In the course of implementing the "Digitalization Directive" (Directive 2019/1151/EU of 20 June 2019 - as amended: "Directive"), the Austrian…

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Unlawfulness of an indexation clause in contract forms (rental agreement) against consumers if a rent increase is theoretically possible within 2 months from the start of the rental period (OGH 8 Ob 37/23h)

Created by Thomas Hörantner, LL.M. |
Tenancy Law , Civil Law

Facts

One of the largest property management companies in Austria uses contract forms as a representative of landlords when concluding tenancy…

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[Translate to Englisch:] Was bringt das neue Interbankenentgeltevollzugsgesetz (IEVG)?

What does the new Interchange Fee Enforcement Act (IEVG) regulate?

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

The new Interchange Fee Enforcement Act (IEVG) has been in force since the end of April. With the IEVG, national accompanying regulations for the EU…

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[Translate to Englisch:] Entscheidung des OGH zu 9 Ob 102/22y

Decision of the Supreme Court on 9 Ob 102/22y - Withdrawal in abuse of rights under the FAGG?

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

Facts:

Through the intermediation of a commercial real estate agent, the defendants ("potential buyers") inspected a property for sale. The…

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Seminar announcement "Payment transactions, payment account, payment services"

Created by Mag. Sylvia Unger |
Banking Law , Payment Law , Business Law , Lecture / Lectures

On 13.06.2023 the professional seminar "Payment transactions, payment services, payment account! Current regulatory and civil law! - Current…

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New legislative proposal on hearings by video conference in administrative proceedings

Created by Mag. Bianca Holzer |
Administrative Law , Administrative Criminal Law

On 28.04.2023, the ministerial legislative proposal amending the General Administrative Procedure Act (AVG), the Administrative Penal Act (VStG) and…

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Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) - Part 2

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

Regulation (EU) 2022/2554 on the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) came into force on 16 January 2023.

For affected entities, DORA is…

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