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12 December 2019 | press releases

Austria: Lawyer vs. Robot: Is there a future without human lawyers?

On 10 December, experts from both legal practice and academia spent the evening at the "Lawyer vs. Robot: A lost cause?" event which is part of the event series TECHNOLOGYLEGAL, a collaboration between Professor Christian Piska...
05 December 2019 | press releases

Third year in a row: Schoenherr again named Austrian leading M&A Legal Adviser by Mergermarket

On 4 December, Schoenherr received the "Austria M&A Legal Adviser of the Year" award from Mergermarket, a leading independent international M&A intelligence service. For the third consecutive time, Schoenherr's performance has been...
04 December 2019 | press releases

Fifth Schoenherr Construction Conference: Digitalisation brings more transparency to the construction industry

The Schoenherr Construction Conference took place for the fifth consecutive year on 29 November in Vienna. The conference was initiated in 2015 by the Schoenherr real estate & construction team. Every year, developments and...
02 December 2019 | press releases

Austria: Schoenherr advises European Investment Bank on EGFF-financing transaction with Bitmovin

Schoenherr, together with law firm Duane Morris LLP, advised the European Investment Bank (EIB) on their EGFF-financing transaction with the Austrian start-up Bitmovin. The EIB is providing financing of up to EUR 20 million to...
28 November 2019 | deal news

Czech Republic: Schoenherr advises Facebook on the acquisition of Czech company Beat Games s.r.o.

Schoenherr advised Facebook, Inc. and Facebook Technologies, LLC on the acquisition of Czech games studio, Beat Games s.r.o., which developed and continues to upgrade the hit virtual reality game Beat Saber as well as other games...
25 November 2019

Second Tech Night @ Schoenherr: Digital adaptability as a prerequisite for success

Am 21. November fand die zweite "Tech Night @ Schönherr" statt. Die von der Schönherr Technology & Digitalisation Gruppe ins Leben gerufene Eventreihe befasst sich mit rechtlichen Rahmenbedingungen und Herausforderungen im Kontext...
15 November 2019 | deal news

Austria: Schoenherr advises fintech start-up Credi2 on investment from Volkswagen Bank

Schoenherr advised Austrian company Credi2 GmbH on an investment from Germany's Volkswagen Bank, which will henceforth hold a 20 % share in Credi2."Credi2 is another fintech start-up that we had the opportunity to comprehensively...
08 November 2019 | general

Schoenherr opens new office in Linz

On 7 November Schoenherr celebrated the opening of its new Linz office in Upper Austria. This is the second Austria office alongside the Vienna headquarters, and a valuable addition to the existing network of Schoenherr offices in...
06 November 2019 | press releases

Schönherr berät den Vorstand der ÖBB-Holding beim Verkauf seiner Logistiktochter Q Logistics

Schönherr hat den Vorstand der Österreichische Bundesbahnen-Holding Aktiengesellschaft (ÖBB-Holding) beim Verkauf ihrer Logistiktochter Q Logistics GmbH beraten. Aus dem Bieterprozess ist die börsennotierte Industrieholding Mutares...