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Managing Partners: Christoph Nauer, Florian Neumayr and Christian Macho
Number of partners: 14
Number of lawyers: 48
Languages: English, French, German, Spanish

Firm Overview:
bpv Huegel is one of the leading Austrian law firms. bpv Huegel advises national and international corporate and private clients in all fields of commercial law. Both nationally and, within the bpv legal group, internationally, integrated teams work closely together to provide clients with tailor-made solutions. bpv Huegel has close contacts and excellent working relationships with key regulators and government agencies (Republic of Austria, EU level and CEE).

Further members of bpv legal are: bpv Jádi Németh, Budapest, Hungary; bpv Grigorescu Stefanica; Bucharest, Romania; bpv Braun, Prague, Czech Republic and Bratislava, Slovakia.

Main Areas of Practice:

Corporate/M&A:
7 partners; 17 fee earners based in Austria
■  EUR 760m sale of CA Immo stake
■ EUR 360m acquisition of S Immo stake
■ EUR 4.1bn merger between RZB and listed RBI (highest profile transaction in the Austrian banking industry in 2017)
■ Intended take over of Niki Luffahrt by International Airlines Group and subsequent advise to the setting up of a new airline in Austria
Key Clients: BAWAG PSK, BP Europa SE, KELAG, OMV, Raiffeisen Holding, RWA Raiffeisen Ware Austria, Verbund, International Airlines Group, CEMEX, Joyson
Contact: Thomas Lettau
Tel: +43 2236 893 377
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Elke Napokoj
Tel: +43 1 260 500
Email: [email protected]

Competition & Antitrust:
4 partners; 2 non-equity partners; 5 fee earners, based in Vienna and Brussels
■  Representation of Nichicon, in the so-called Capacitors Case in the proceedings before the European General Court; liaising and coordination with other counsels worldwide
■ Representation of BP Europa SE in all antitrust matters in Austria
■ Representation of A1 Telekom Austria AG in all antitrust matters in Austria
■ Representation of OTIS in numerous proceedings with regard to claims for compensation for damages following the Elevator Cartel
Key Clients: Al Telecom Austria, BP Europa SE, OMV/OMV Gas, RWA Raiffeisen Ware Austria and many more (confidential)
Contact: Astrid Ablasser-Neuhuber
Tel: +43 1 26050 205
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Florian Neumayr
Tel: +43 1 260 50 206
Email: [email protected]
Contact (EU law): Christian F. Schneider
Tel: +43 1 26050 204
Email: [email protected]

Capital Markets, Banking & Finance:
2 partners; 8 fee earners based in Austria
■ EUR 356mn combined of mandatory convertible notes (first-to market in Austria) and share placement by IMMOFINAZ in ABBs
■ Raiffeisen as shareholder in CHF 380mn, CHF 350 mn and CHF 111mn private placement of SoftwareONE shares in ABBS
■ Raiffeisen as shareholder in CHF 2.8bn IPO of SoftwareONE on SIX
■ EUR 1.6bn BUWOG spin-off
Key Clients: Valneva SE, IMMOFINANZ Group, Erste Group Bank AG, Frauenthal Holding AG
Contact: Christoph Nauer
Tel: + 43 2236 893 377
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Elke Napokoj
Tel: +43 1 260 500
Email: [email protected]

Tax:
4 partners; 4 fee earners based in Austria
■ Tax advice regarding M&A transactions, reorganisations, cross border groups structures, private foundations, estate planning
■ Tax litigation, tax audits, rulings
■ Fiscal criminal law
Key Clients: See Corporate/M&A and Capital Markets, Banking & Finance above and many more (confidential)
Contact: Gerald Schachner
Tel: + 43 2236 893 377
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution:
4 partners; 7 fee earners based in Austria
■ Representation in ad-hoc as well as VIAC corporate and contract interpretation arbitration matters
■ Lead counsel in ICC arbitration following multi-million an international M&A project in the automotive industry
■ Advice to and representation with regard to competition law implications in an ICC energy arbitration case
■ Defence in multi-plaintiff follow-on private enforcement cases
Key Clients: Carrier Transicold, OTIS, BP Europa SE, and many more (confidential)
Contact: Florian Neumayr
Tel: +43 1 260 50 206
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
2 partners; 7 fee earners based in Austria
■ Cooperative housing companies for acquisitions, building projects and development and lease contracts
■ Sale of commercial portfolio by Conwert Immobilien Invest SE
■ EUR100m redemptions from real estate special investment funds under German Investment Act
■ Acquisition and sale of real estate portfolios and single premises, focused on shopping centers and retail portfolios (clients confidential)
Key Clients: IMMOFINANZ Group, FLE GmbH, Mitras Immobilien Investmentgesellschaft mbH, Silfin Capital Advisory GmbH
Contact: Michaela Pelinka
Tel: +43 1 260 500
Email: [email protected]v-huegel.com
Contact: Ingmar Etzersdorfer
Tel: +43 2 236 893 377
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property / IT-Law / Data Protection:
1 partner; 3 fee earners based in Austria
■ Advice to a software developer for software in products for audio services; advice relating to OEM agreement and software licence
■ Advise to a television channel regarding the implementation of a video and streaming platform (OTT service)
■ Advice to various companies regarding the implementation of an organisation in compliance with the GDPR, particularly advice with new market offerings, e.g. IoT-Applications, profiling technologies
■ Advice to and representation with regard to trademark issues (inter alia administration of trademark portfolios, IP due diligences, license agreements)
Key Clients: Unibail-Rodamco, ELK, MTHGruppe, Beiersdorf Contact: Sonja Dürager
Tel: +43 1 260 500
Email: sonja.dü[email protected]

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Contributions

Total 4 contributions

Law and Practice

Tax Controversy 2021 in Austria

Authors: Gerald Schachner, Kornelia Wittmann, Nicolas D Wolski, Lucas Hora

Law and Practice

Corporate Tax 2021 in Austria

Authors: Gerald Schachner, Kornelia Wittmann, Nicolas Wolski, Lucas Hora

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 14 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Press Release

bpv Huegel advised the Irish Zeus Packaging Group on the acquisition of Austrian company Petruzalek

Authors: Elke Napokoj, Stefan Gaug, Michaela Pelinka, Gerhard Fussenegger, Walter Niedermüller, Sonja Dürager, Daniel Grimmer

Press Release

bpv Huegel advises on the merger of the traditional Austrian company HEROLD with dogado group

Authors: Thomas Lettau, Nicolas Wolski, Tamara Tomic, Stanislav Nekrasov, Paul Pfeifenberger

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Public Law: General
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Astrid Ablasser-Neuhuber
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Elke Napokoj
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Florian Gibitz
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Thomas Lettau
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Markus Schifferl
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Astrid Ablasser-NeuhuberCompetition/European Law
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Christian SchneiderPublic Law: General
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Christian SchneiderPublic Law: Planning and Environment
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Thomas LettauCorporate/M&A

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