technology & digitalisation

Schoenherr's experts advise on all legal matters arising in the telecommunications and media sector across the CEE region.

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At Schoenherr we thoroughly enjoy technology, as well as helping our clients with their technology & digitalisation matters. 

Our clients and their projects face many legal challenges, some of which have yet to be considered. These legal challenges do not adhere to classic legal areas or terminology, and so, in order to meet the legal demands of tomorrow’s technologies today, our group focuses on making technology & digitalisation happen in the current legal environment.

We provide 360° legal advice for all technology & digitalisation matters, and support to Schoenherr's transaction practices with legal and industry know-how.


our services

The technology & digitalisation group provides 360° legal advice for all technology & digitalisation matters. The combined knowledge of our legal experts ensures an optimised understanding of our clients' needs.

Since the scope of our services is constantly developing in accordance with technical developments and our clients' challenges, please refer to the non-exhaustive list of the legal areas in which we provide services at tech.schoenherr.eu

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our team

Meet our international technology & digitalisation experts.

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Austria: Schoenherr advises Bitpanda on its USD 52 million Series A financing round





14 January 2021


C.Schmelz C.Holzer

VwGVG - Kommentar zum Verwaltungsgerichtsverfahrensgesetz


04 January 2021

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C.Haid A.Nagy

Gatekeepers and the Digital Markets Act – CEE focused in-depth review

The Digital Markets Act proposal (DMA) is a collection of complex obligations imposed on certain digital service providers. We previously described the salient features of the DMA here.


23 December 2020

C.Haid F.Schneider

Cybersecurity on the rise: The NIS Directive 2.0


25 November 2020


M.Nutz T.Kulnigg

OGH - Aufgriffsrechte in der Insolvenz sind zulässig

Hintergrund: In der Praxis vereinbaren Gesellschafter einer Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung (GmbH) im Gesellschaftsvertrag häufig sog. Aufgriffsrechte, das sind im Wesentlichen wechselseitige Erwerbsrechte, die bei Eintritt von definierten Ereignissen (sog. "Aufgriffsfälle") zum Erwerb des Geschäftsanteils des vom relevanten Ereignis betroffenen Gesellschafters berechtigen. Ein Aufgriffsfall ist zB der Tod eines Gesellschafters, der eine natürliche Person ist.


31 August 2020



Disclosure obligations and liability of UUC platforms in focus

It was in the very first Technology newsletter in fall 2019 that I reported about referrals to the CJEU concerning disclosure obligations and liability of user uploaded content (UUC) platform providers in relation to illegal (copyright infringing) uploads.


31 August 2020



Starry, starry night – don't go astray!

The starry night sky has been a constant companion of humankind. Although we have no evidence, there can hardly be any doubt that even our earliest ancestors millions of years ago were fascinated by its beauty and vastness.


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