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SCWP Schindhelm press coverage

2020/04/10 - OÖGZ – Arising difficulties in proceedings

Dr. Franz Mittendorfer, lawyer and partner at SCWP Schindhelm and President of the Upper Austrian Bar Association, in an interview with OÖGZ. (Dr. Franz Mittendorfer)

2020/04/01 - OÖN – Mobile phone data in the fight against Corona

Dr. Michael Pachinger on big data and data protection law in the event of epidemics. (Dr. Michael Pachinger)

2020/03/31 - OÖN – New worries among entrepreneurs

Three frequently discussed topics in law firms at the moment: commercial leases, loan financing and remote Office.
(Dr. Franz Mittendorfer)

2020/03/30 - Die Presse – Banks and loan payment deferral

Dr. Immanuel Gerstner on distressed loans. (Dr. Immanuel Gerstner)

2020/03/26 - Kurier - Reduction of rental payments for business owners

Controversial points of rent reduction in the event of an epidemic. (SCWP Schindhelm COVID-19-Unit)

2020/03/24 - extrajournal.at - Rent reduction: legal situation unclear

The Austrian Minister of Justice on the legal situation concerning rent reductions during the shut-down. (SCWP Schindhelm COVID-19-Unit)

2020/03/23 - bauforum.at - COVID-19: Reduction of rents during the crisis

Can companies reduce the rent during the shut-down. (SCWP Schindhelm COVID-19-Unit)

2020/03/23 - Die Presse – The risk of liability when profits are distributed

Dr. Gerald Schmidsberger and Dr. Bernhard Gonaus on limitations on profit distributions. (Dr. Gerald Schmidsberger, Dr. Bernhard Gonaus)

2020/03/20 - extradienst.at – Expert group "COVID-19-Unit"

SCWP Schindhelm has set up an expert group to provide information on the legal areas that are most frequently affected by the crisis. (SCWP Schindhelm COVID-19-Unit)

2020/03/19 - Börse Social Network - Law firm SCWP Schindhelm: foundation of the expert pool "COVID-19-Unit"

SCWP Schindhelm has set up an expert group to provide information on the legal areas that are most frequently affected by the crisis. (SCWP Schindhelm COVID-19-Unit)

2020/03/17 - Salzburger Nachrichten – A1 provides mobile data to the government

The Austrian Telekom collects data and passes it on to the government. (Dr. Michael Pachinger)

2020/03/17 - extrajournal.net – SCWP Schindhelm online event

SCWP Schindhelm is organising an online event on the corona virus airing March 19th 2020. (Dr. Alexander Wöß, Mag. Bettina Poglies-Schneiderbauer, MMag. Sebastian Hütter)

2020/03/11 - Die Presse – Childcare in times of Corona

Options for employees when schools and childcare facilities are closed. (Mag. Bettina Poglies-Schneiderbauer)

2020/02/26 - juve.de – SCWP Schindhelm advises VDS Group

The Chinese engine manufacturer Weichai acquires a 51 percent share of the Upper Austrian VDS Group. (Dr. Immanuel Gerstner, Dr. Lukas LeitnerDr. Rhomas Ruhm, Dr. Michael Pachinger)

2020/02/10 - wirtschaftsanwaelte.at – New Case Law on the Validity of Wills

In a recent decision, the Austrian Supreme Court introduced stricter requirements for the validity of wills written by a third party (i.e. not the deceased herself / himself). Therefore, all wills written by a third party containing more than one sheet should be examined, says Dr Birgit Leb, lawyer and partner at SCWP Schindhelm. (Dr. Birgit Leb)

2020/02/10 - Österreichisches Anwaltsblatt – Civil Procedure Law

Mag. Ria Kucera, on the admissibility of a preliminary written statement and compensation of costs in District Court proceedings .

2020/02/03 - Die Presse – Legal § People: Industry news from the world of law

Legal § People - End of January, the Legal Tech Hub Vienna (LTHV) hosted the second ‘Demo Day’. Law firms and start-ups presented their pilot projects and celebrated the successful completion of LTHV accelerator program. Mag. Philipp Reinisch, SCWP Schindhelm, was a member of the expert board evaluating the legal-tech solutions for the legal industry (Mag. Philipp Reinisch)

2020/01/29 - Die Presse – Legal § People: New handbook on data protection law

One-year GDPR in Europe - Dr. Michael Pachinger, lawyer and partner at SCWP Schindhelm, informs about important aspects of data protection law in his new handbook "Datenschutz - Recht und Praxis" (Data Protection - Law and Practice)  (Dr. Michael Pachinger)

2020/01/27 - Die Presse – Legal § People: Industry news from the world of law

Legal § People - Deals of the week: SCWP Schindhelm advised Invest AG on its acquisition of a stake in System 7 Group. (Dr. Franz Mittendorfer, MMag. Sebastian Hütter)

2019/11/12 - OÖN Pegasus – "Top 250" – the most exciting cases of business lawyers.

Handling insolvencies, advising start-ups, selling a company - business lawyers reveal their most exciting cases: Christoph Luegmair, lawyer and partner at SCWP Schindhelm, recently advised on the sale of a property on which an Amazon logistics centre is being built for a client. (Mag. Christoph Luegmair)

2019/11/08 - OÖN – the legal consequences of the end of a partnership

The end of a partnership: - Two unmarried persons living together are facing a couple of disadvantages compared to a married couple or two people in a marital cohabitation.. Dr. Birgit Leb, attorney at law and partner at SCWP Schindhelm, gives advice about what should be taken into consideration in case of a separation or divorce. (Dr. Birgit Leb

2019/11/07 - Der Standard – Crowdfunding and its importance on the financial market

Crowd investing as an integral part of the financial market - The EU is eager to create an EU-wide level playing field for crowd investing platform to help crowdfunding services function smoothly and foster cross-border business funding. Crowd financing has gained importance in the real estate sector, says Dr. Immanuel Gerstner, lawyer and senior partner at SCWP Schindhelm. (Dr. Immanuel Gerstner, Dr. Lukas Leitner)

2019/11/03 - Profil – data protection and the million-euro fine against Österreichische Post AG

A million-dollar fine against the "Österreichische Post AG": What does this mean for other companies? - Dr. Michael Pachinger, lawyer and partner at SCWP Schindhelm, advises companies on data protection issues and believes that the record fine was foreseeable and that other companies need not be overly worried. (Dr. Michael Pachinger)

2019/10/31 - JUVE 2019 – Career Ranking 2019

SCWP Schindhelm is listed in the JUVE Career Ranking 2019 as one of the best educators for associates in the Austrian legal market: SCWP Schindhelm received top rankings for its support towards the bar exam and has a lot to offer for associates, for example internal lectures, workshops, university moot courts as well as the close cooperation with other law firms and tax consultants.

2019/10/23 - juve.de – SCWP Schindhelm advising Susanne Kaufmann Kosmetik GmbH

Manzanita Capital acquires a stake in Susanne Kaufmann Kosmetik GmbH: SCWP Schindhelm advised Susanne Kaufmann during the entire transaction process. (Dr. Immanuel Gerstner, Dr. Roland Heinrich, Dr. Lukas Leitner, Mag. Philipp Reinisch)

2019/10/22 - Wirtschaftsanwaelte.at – SCWP Schindhelm advising IES Immobilien Group: Project „Y-Towers Amsterdam“

SCWP Schindhelm advised the IES Immobilien Group on the sale of its shares in the "Y-Towers Amsterdam" project. (Dr. Immanuel Gerstner, Dr. Irene Meingast)

2019/10/16 - Die Presse – crowdfunding and real estate projects

The Crowd mainly finances construction projects - says Dr. Immanuel Gerstner, lawyer and senior partner at SCWP Schindhelm: "90 percent of the funds are used for real estate projects. More and more companies are making use of this opportunity to collect mezzanine capital from private investors". (Dr. Immanuel Gerstner, Dr. Lukas Leitner)

2019/10/14 - Die Presse – Legal § People: New handbook on data protection law

One-year GDPR in Europe - Dr. Michael Pachinger, lawyer and partner at SCWP Schindhelm, informs about important aspects of data protection law in his new handbook "Datenschutz - Recht und Praxis" (Data Protection - Law and Practice). (Dr. Michael Pachinger)

2019/10/10 - juve.de – SCWP Schindhelm advising IES Immobilien Group: Project „Y-Towers Amsterdam“

The “Y-Towers Amsterdam” project includes a congress hotel, a residential tower and apartments with a total of 106,000 sqm and an investment volume of 460 million euros. (Dr. Immanuel Gerstner, Dr. Irene Meingast)

2019/10/07 - extrajournal.net – SCWP Schindhelm advising IES Immobilien Group: Project „Y-Towers Amsterdam“

SCWP Schindhelm advised the IES Immobilien Group on the sale of its shares in the hotel and residential project "Y-Towers Amsterdam". (Dr. Immanuel Gerstner, Dr. Irene Meingast)

2019/09/18 - Sonderbeilage OÖN – "Aktiv Leben"

Have you already thought about tomorrow? From a legal and financial point of view, it is of great importance to make arrangements for retirement or demise in time. Dr. Birgit Leb, lawyer and partner at SCWP Schindhelm, gives more insight on this topic in the OÖN "Aktiv leben". (Dr. Birgit Leb)

2019/06/13 - Der Standard – The value of selling properties

Real estate prices are rising and may tempt you to sell your property. Dr. Irene Meingast, lawyer and partner at SCWP Schindhelm, advises on what sellers should watch out for. (Dr. Irene Meingast)

2019/06/03 - Kronen Zeitung – data protection in the 21st century

The DSGVO has recently raised concerns in many companies, but it has also made the cyber world safer and more transparent, according to Dr. Michael Pachinger, lawyer and partner at SCWP Schindhelm. (Dr. Michael Pachinger)

2019/06/03 - Die Presse – Legal § People: One year anniversary of GDPR in Europe

It's one year since the GDPR came into force. In an interview, Hannelore Schmidt (data protection officer at Austrian Airlines AG) and Dr.. Michael Pachinger (partner at SCWP Schindhelm) provide information o  new legal developments, such as the right to data portability or regulations on profiling. (Dr. Michael Pachinger)

2019/02/19 - Börsianer Magazin – Dr. Gerald Schmidsberger ist neuer Aufsichtsratsvorsitzender der Athos Immobilien AG (about a SCWP Schindhelm lawyer as Chairman of the Supervisory Board)

 Dr. Gerald Schmidsberger, lawyer and senior partner at SCWP Schindhelm, was appointed as new Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Athos Immobilien AG in December 2018. (Dr. Gerald Schmidsberger)

2019/01/14 - Wirtschaftsanwaelte.at – SCWP Schindhelm advising the UBM Group

SCWP Schindhelm advises UBM on the sale of the office complex "Office Provider" under the lead of Dr. Immanuel Gerstner (senior partner) - "We are very pleased that our long-standing client has been able to achieve a remarkable increase in value through this transaction." (Dr. Immanuel Gerstner, Dr. Lukas Leitner)