Publications

Law Journal Articles

Grabbing on Bank Account Information in Estate Administration Procedures

NZ 2014, 1

Causation Requirement and "Market Sentiment" Regarding Civil Liability for Wrongful Capital Market Information

GeS 2011, 317

Liability for Prospectus on the Secondary Market

ecolex 2011, 1096

The Austrian Private Foundation Judged by Panel of International Experts - Report on the 2nd Annual Conference of STEP Austria

PSR 2011, 203

Austria’s New Approach on Banking Secrecy and Tax Treaty Policy

Dartmouth Law Journal 2011, Fall Issue

Newspaper Articles

Planning the last will on access to sensitive data

Die Presse, Apr 10, 2017

Inheritance law: No special treatment for private foundations

Der Standard, 02. 05. 2016

The decedent can pick the inheritance law

Die Presse, 17. 08. 2015

Legal options for the EU expatriates.

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Will the new inheritance law let us pass away peacefully?

Anwalt aktuell 04/2015

What the new inheritance law brings about

Die Presse, 13. 04. 2015

EU-Regulation allows Picking of Inheritance Law

Die Presse, 02. 02. 2015

It goes without legal capitalization requirements - The British model does not harm creditor's interests and firms up stewardship responsibility

Der Standard, 04. 02. 2014

Ignorance of a problem – A statement on the Planned Abolishment of the Minister of Justice’ Authority to give directions

Die Presse, 16. 01. 2014

Company with Unlimited Liability: Enhanced Responsiblity for Shareholders

Die Presse - Rechtspanorama, 01. 09. 2013

Liechtenstein Defeats Austria on Private Foundation Laws

Der Standard, 19. 06. 2013

Money Back for Fooled Shareholders

Der Standard, 08. 06. 2011

Scholarship and Award Winners Trigger New Disclosure Obligations - Private Foundations: Directors' Responsibilities in the Combat of Money Laundering

Die Presse - Rechtspanorama, 16. 05. 2011

Review of Judicial and Administrative Rulings

Rules limiting claw back on donations for forced heir-ship are held constitutional

VfGH 13. 12. 2016, G 572/2015, NZ 2016, 102

Appealability of interlocutory orders regarding the inventory procedure

OGH 12. 04. 2016, 2 Ob 55/15z, iFamZ 2016/259

Limited inquisitorial principle in proceedings for estate separation

OGH 09. 09. 2015, 2 Ob 144/15p, iFamZ 2016/36

Removal of an Executor with Administrative Powers

OGH 23. 12. 2014, 1 Ob 233/14t, NZ 2015, 266

Private Foundation: Conflict of Interest in Dealings between a Subsidiary and a Board Member's Spouse

OGH 27. 02. 2013, 6 Ob 135/12i, GesRZ 2013, 32

Assets of the Private Foundation do not Form Part of the Founder's Estate

OGH 30. 05. 2012, 8 Ob 115/11m, PSR 2012, 128

Restriction to Appeal Ruling Granting Information from Private Foundation

OGH 16. 06. 2011, 6 Ob 82/11v, PSR 2011, 117

Publications

LAW JOURNAL ARTICLES

 

NEWSPAPER ARTICLES

 

REVIEW OF JUDICIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE RULINGS 

  • Prerequisites for Retroactive Disclosure of Estate Related Accounts in Course of the Estate Procedure, OGH 25. 03. 2010, 5 Ob 30/10p, ecolex 2010, 665
  • Are Employees Barred from Parting with Insolvent Employer even before Formal Bancruptcy Procedures have Started?, OGH 26. 08. 2009, 9 ObA 87/08x, ecolex 2010, 182
  • Right to Information against Private Foundation, OGH 02. 07.2009, 6 Ob 101/09k, PSR 2009, 46
  • Inheritance Tax in Case of US-Citizens Death after Three Year Stay in Vienna, BMF 16. 05. 2006, ecolex 2006, 614
  • Award of Costs for Austrian Attorney against Witness in Case of his Failure to Appear at Hearing before Assisting Court in Germany, BGH 16. 12. 2004, I ZB 23/04, AnwBl 2005, 411
  • Filing with Firm Register; Privileged Reference to Special Power of Attorney by Lawyers and Notaries, OLG Wien 18. 09. 2003, 28 R 33/03h, ecolex 2004, 185
  • Separated Estate as Legal Person in Insolvency Procedure, OGH 20. 03. 2003, 8 Ob 244/02v, ecolex 2003, 512
  • Creation of Security for Services upon Land, OGH 01. 10. 2002, 5 Ob 167/02y, AnwBl 2003, 161
  • Right to Counsel in Course of Interrogation by Police Forces Serving Criminal Procedure, VwGH 17. 09. 2002, 2000/01/0325-6, AnwBl 2003, 40
  • Legal Impact of Serving a Judgment in Copy, OGH 19. 09. 2001, 3 Ob 147/01s, AnwBl 2002, 655
  • Attachment of a Heirs Personal Assets in Case of Estate Separation, OGH 19. 12. 2001, 3 Ob 195/01z, AnwBl 2002, 592
  • Shift of Employment Contracts With Spin-off of Labor Market Administration to Job Market Agency, OGH 07. 03. 2002, 8 ObA 241/01a, wbl 2002, 368
  • Unfair Poaching of Sold Good Will, OGH 09. 04. 2002, 4 Ob 10/02b, ecolex 2002, 596
  • Security Deposit in Judgment Enforcement Procedure, OGH 30. 01. 2002, 3 Ob 4/02p, AnwBl 2002, 340

 

LAW BOOK CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Dispute Resolution with Japanese Business Partners, in: Campbell (Ed.), Structuring International Transactions (Kluwer, 1997)
  • Protecting Minority Shareholders in Austria, in: Buckley (Ed.), Protecting Minority Shareholders (Kluwer, 1996)
  • Taxation of Manager's Salary, with DDr. Hellwig Torggler, in: GmbH-Geschäftsführervertrag (Orac, 1994)
  • Warranties and Representations – Contractual Strategies in M&A Transactions, with DDr. Hellwig Torggler, in: Bertl et al. (Ed.), Kauf und Verkauf von Unternehmungen (Orac, 1993)