Throwback: Book launch “New Suits. Appetite For Disruption in the Legal World”

On 11 September 2019, PwC Legal invited for the book launch of “New Suits. Appetite For Disruption in the Legal World” co-edited by Michele DeStefano (Professor of Law at the University of Miami) and Guenther Dobrauz (Managing Partner of PwC Legal Switzerland) and published by Staempfli Verlag. More than 70 participants attended this premiere in […]

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2nd Shareholders’ Rights Directive – Implementations in the Stock Corporation Act

With the Stock Corporation Amendment Act 2019, Federal Law Gazette I No. 63/2019 of 23 July 2019 (AktRÄG 2019), the corporate law provisions of the 2nd Shareholders’ Rights Directive (2nd SRD) were implemented into Austrian law. The provisions attributable to the financial services sector were implemented in the Stock Exchange Act 2018 (more on this […]

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Reps & Warranties Insurances

Reps & warranties insurances simplify, accelerate and increase the value of M&A transactions. These insurances are able to help resolving or softening conflicts of interest between buyers and sellers. To facilitate a smooth process of taking up a reps & warranties insurance coverage, the involvement of an insurance broker should take place as early as […]

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M&A: Creating value beyond the deal – new report released!

“Creating value beyond the deal M&A report” by PwC in collaboration with Mergermarket and Cass Business School combines global insights from a survey of over 600 global corporate executives, revealing how dealmakers effectively create significant value via M&A and generate maximum returns. The research shows inter alia that companies prioritising value creation have the potential […]

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