Practice Areas

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate
  • Compliance & Investigations
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital

Education

  • Vienna University of Economics and Business, WU Executive Academy (MBA, 2017)
  • New York University School of Law (LL.M. 1997), Fulbright Scholar
  • University of Vienna (Mag.iur. 1994, Dr.iur. 1996)
  • Faculté de droit, Paris V - Université Paris Descartes (1992/93)

Functions

  • Managing Partner
  • Head of Department Corporate Transactions
  • Member of the Management Committee
  • Lecturer in Mergers & Acquisitions at the Master of Business Law (MBL) Corporate Law program at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien)
  • Lecturer at the Master of Laws (LL.M.) program for Contract Law and Contract Drafting at the Danube University Krems
  • Member of the board of examiners for the judicial office examination in Vienna
  • Lecturer at the Austrian Lawyers Academy (Anwaltsakademie)

Memberships

  • Vienna Bar Association (Council)
  • The Law Society
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • International Bar Association

Languages

  • German
  • English
  • French

Publications

  • Corporate Acquisitions and Mergers (2020), Austria, Peter F. C. Begg (ed.), Wolters Kluwer (with Dr. Albert Birkner, LL.M.)
  • Commentary on Article 17 (Public disclosure of inside information) and 19 (Director´s Dealings) of the European Market Abuse Regulation in Kalss/Oppitz/U. Torggler/Winner, BörseG/MAR Commentary (2019) (with Univ.-Prof. Dr. Susanne Kalss, LL.M.)
  • Der Vorstandsvorsitzende in Kalss/Frotz/Schörghofer, Handbuch für den Vorstand, facultas, 2017, 481 et seq. (with Mag. Lorenz Pracht, LL.M.)
  • Grenzüberschreitende Sitzverlegung von Gesellschaften (Cross-Border Migration of Companies) (with Dr. Harald Stingl, LL.M.) in Kirchmayr/Mayr/Oberhammer/Rüffler/Torggler, Umgründungen in Gesellschafts- und Steuerrecht (Festschrift Hügel), LexisNexis, 2016, 117ff
  • Due Diligence – Praxisleitfaden für Transaktionen (Practitioner’s Guide for Transactions), Linde Verlag, 2015 (with Dr. Harald Stingl, LL.M.)
  • Aktuelles zur Ad-hoc-Publizität bei Beteiligungs- und Unternehmenstransaktionen (with Univ.-Prof. Dr. Susanne Kalss, LL.M.), Der Gesellschafter, 5/2014, 269 et seq.

 

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