The talk series Binder Grösswang impulse was launched in the spring of 2009. It is devoted to the discussion of topical themes by illustrious personalities and takes place two to three times a year in an exclusive ambience at the firm's premises in Vienna.


In May 2015, another discussion in the Binder Grösswang series “impulse” took place in the conference area of the firm. The panellists Reinhold Mitterlehner, Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister of Science, Research and Economy; Thomas Fahnemann, Chairman of the Management Board of Semperit AG Holding; Alfred H. Heinzel, Chairman of the Management Board of Heinzel Holding GmbH and Moriz Piffl-Percevic, CEO of Gebrüder Stitch GmbH discussed the subject of Austria as a business location in a tug-of-war between future potential and a reform bottleneck. The discussion, attended by approx. 200 guests, was moderated by Georg Wailand... [more]

On 16 September 2014, another discussion in the Binder Grösswang series “impulse” took place at the premises of the law firm Binder Grösswang, under the title “Energie- wende versus Industriestandort?” (Energy Transition versus Industrial Location). The panellists Dr. Wolfgang Eder, Chairman of the Management Board, voestalpine AG;
Dr. Erich Entstrasser, CEO, TIWAG-Tiroler Wasserkraft AG; Dr. Jürgen Großmann, Shareholder of Georgsmarienhütte Holding GmbH; Dr. Michael Junghans, CEO,
B&C Industrieholding GmbH and Andrä Rupprechter, Austrian Federal Minister... [more]

On 20 January 2014, a discussion entitled “Banken im Fokus von Wirtschaft und Politik.” (Banks in the Focus of Economics and Politics.) took place at the law firm Binder Grösswang. The panellists Dr. Franz Gasselsberger, CEO of Oberbank AG; Dr. Michael Grahammer, CEO of Vorarlberger Landes und Hypothekenbank AG; Andreas Ittner, Vice Governor of the Österreichische Nationalbank; Dr. Walter Rothensteiner, CEO of Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich AG and Andreas Treichl, CEO of Erste Group Bank AG, discussed this topic before some 200 guests. The discussion was moderated by Michael Nikbakhsh, head of the economics department of “Profil”... [more]

Approximately 150 guests accepted the invitation of the commercial law firm BINDER GRÖSSWANG to attend a discussion focussing on "The Compliance Tightrope. The Delicate Balance between Requirements and Reality" in the context of the talk series impulse. The event took place in the firm's conference area on 11 March 2013. The panellists were Beatrix Karl, Austrian Federal Minister of Justice; Manfred Nötzel, Chief Public Prosecutor, Head of Public Prosecutions Munich I; Georg Pölzl, CEO of Österreichische Post AG; Thomas Winkler, Member of the Management Board of Lenzing AG; and Roland Steinmeyer, partner at WilmerHale Berlin. [more]

At the latest discussion in the series "Binder Grösswang impulse", on 29 November 2011, moderator Angelika Ahrens (ORF economics department) posed the question "Where is the Capital Market Headed?" to an illustrious panel of experts: Dr. Dirk Notheis, CEO of Morgan Stanley Bank AG, Andreas Schieder, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Finance and Dr. Peter Untersperger, CEO of Lenzing AG. As always, the panel discussion took place at the firm's premises in Vienna...[more]

In the context of Binder Grösswang’s talk series “Binder Grösswang impulse”, a panel discussion on the subject “Energy Collapse in 2020? The Strategies of Austrian Energy Companies” was held on 1 June 2010 at the firm’s premises in Vienna. The panellists were Wolfgang Anzengruber, CEO of Verbund, Österreichische Elektrizitätswirtschafts-AG; Friedrich Schalk, Chairman of Shell Austria GmbH; Karl Wolfgang Stanzel, CEO of Ökostrom AG; and Bruno Wallnöfer, Chairman of the Management Board of TIWAG-Tiroler Wasserkraft AG. Monika Langthaler, Managing Partner of brainbows informationsmanagement gmbh, moderated the discussion... [more]Energie

Approximately 180 guests and friends of Binder Grösswang accepted the invitation of managing partners Michael Binder and Raoul Hoffer to participate in the discussion on the subject of Banks on their Way out of the Crisis. What Have We Learned?, which took place in the firm’s conference area on 3 March 2010. The panellists were Prof. Dr. Ewald Nowotny (Governor of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank), Willibald Cernko (CEO of UniCredit Bank Austria AG) and Dr. Walter Rothensteiner (CEO of Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich AG). The discussion was moderated by Michael Nikbakhsh, Head of the Economics  Department of "Profil" magazine... [more]


Binder Grösswang impulse

The most recent event in the talk series “Binder Grösswang impulse” was devoted to the topic “Infrastructure as an Economic Driver”. On 17 September 2009, Managing Partners Michael Binder and Raoul Hoffer welcomed August Reschreiter, Head of Staff at the Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology; Josef Halbmayr, Member of the Management Board of ÖBB Holding AG (Austrian Railway); Wolfgang Hesoun, Chairman of the Management Board of Allgemeine Baugesellschaft – A. Porr AG and Klaus Schierhackl, Member of the Management Board of ASFINAG. The discussion was moderated by Christian Ortner (“Die Presse” and “Wiener Zeitung”)... [more]


BM Mitterlehner

On 25 May 2009, the commercial law firm Binder Grösswang started up its new event series "Binder Grösswang impulse". At this first event, Managing Partners Michael Binder and Raoul Hoffer welcomed Federal Minister Dr. Reinhold Mitterlehner to the firm's Vienna premises to discuss the subject The Renaissance of the State – Nationalisation instead of Privatisation? with Dr. Heinrich Schaller, Member of the Management Board of Wiener Börse AG, and Alois Steinbichler, Chairman of the Management Board of Kommunalkredit Austria. The discussion was moderated by Dr. Peter Pelinka, Editor-in-Chief of the magazine "Format"... [more]


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