Binder Grösswang



The Legal 500: Top-Platzierungen für BINDER GRÖSSWANG

BINDER GRÖSSWANG wird auch im aktuellen Anwaltsverzeichnis von „The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa 2019“ erneut herausragend bewertet. Insgesamt werden 21 Kanzleipartnerinnen und Kanzleipartner sowie ein Counsel in der soeben publizierten Ausgabe als führende Expertinnen und Experten empfohlen.

Im internationalen Verzeichnis The Legal 500 EMEA wird BINDER GRÖSSWANG in insgesamt 17 Fachgebieten besonders hervorgehoben. Die Kanzlei hält in den Bereichen Banking and Finance, Capital Markets sowie Dispute Resolution - Commercial Litigation ihre Position an der Spitze.

„Jedes Ranking ist eine Anerkennung für unsere Leistung und eine Bestätigung unserer Position im Spitzenfeld der österreichischen Anwaltslandschaft“, freut sich Managing Partner Michael Kutschera über das positive Ergebnis. 
In der Kategorie der „Leading Lawyers“ werden Stefan Tiefenthaler (Banking and Finance), Christian Klausegger (Dispute Resolution), Raoul Hoffer (EU and Competition), Gottfried Gassner (Insolvency and Corporate Recovery) und Christian Wimpissinger (Tax) als solche ausgezeichnet.

Als führende Anwältinnen und Anwälte der "Next Generation Lawyers" werden Stefan Albiez im Bereich Dispute Resolution - Commercial Litigation, Christine Dietz in EU and Competition und Angelika Pallwein-Prettner im Bereich Employment gelistet.

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa bewertet Anwaltskanzleien jährlich in 85 Ländern. Die Ergebnisse basieren auf umfassenden Recherchen.

Einige Zitate aus der aktuellen Ausgabe:

Banking and Finance

Commended for its 'wide-ranging expertise' and its ability 'to handle even the most complex matters', Binder Grösswang routinely provides financial institutions and corporates with advice on acquisition, real estate and project finance alongside restructuring-related finance issues and regulatory matters. Together with its corporate practice, Stefan Tiefenthaler assisted Emirates NBD Bank with the acquisition of 99.85% of the shares in the Turkish DenizBank and its Austrian subsidiary from Sberbank of Russia. In project finance, he advised Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen Girozentrale (Helaba) and Hypo Vorarlberg Bank on financing the upgrade of the Althan Quartier in Vienna, while Emanuel Welten acted for UniCredit Bank Austria on the financing of the construction of The Student Hotel in Vienna. Other key individuals include Tibor Fabian, Stephan Heckenthaler and the 'very experienced' Michael Binder.

Capital Markets

Binder Grösswang is particularly active in advising financial institutions and companies on bond issuance programmes and capital increases while also representing them in approval procedures before the Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA) and providing assistance with compliance issues. In a recent highlight, Florian Khol advised BKS Bank on a capital increase including a public offer in Austria, that included assisting with the prospectus preparation, approval procedures before the FMA and the registration with the Austrian Commercial Register. Together with Tibor Fabian, he also assists several housing banks with housing bonds issuance programmes. Michael Binder and Stephan Heckenthaler are other names to note.

Dispute Resolution

Praised for its 'great handling of difficult situations', Binder Grösswang's sizeable, 'highly motivated, pragmatic and reliable' team has a fine reputation for representing financial institutions in proceedings against investors; it is defending Erste Bank Group against class actions and mass claims brought by investors pertaining to the insolvency of Alpine Group. Other key areas of expertise include commercial and IT-related disputes alongside private enforcement proceedings, while team head Christian Klausegger has been handling an increasing number of insurance coverage disputes for insured entities and insurers. Stefan Albiez stands out for his 'broad and in-depth knowledge' and 'fantastic problem-solving skills'.

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