Ateus joins IR as the exclusive Insolvency Member in Austria

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Michael Herzer of Ateus. Michael has joined IR as our exclusive Insolvency Member in Austria. Displaying a sense of style, straightforwardness and integrity is actually quite easy. One only has to be completely permeated by it in all areas of life. […]

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On the Crypto Roller Coaster? Hang on Tight: Complex Tax Reporting Rules and New IRS Enforcement Action Will Add Adventure to the Ride

Under present law, virtual currency transactions are taxable, similar to transactions in any other property, including stock, bonds and mutual funds. With the popularity of virtual currency growing in recent years, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has offered increased guidance on its tax treatment―and many holders of virtual currency are not happy. Earlier this month, […]

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Philadelphia Provides Additional Time for Healthcare and Higher Education Institutions to Comply with Vaccine Mandate

On October 6, 2021, Philadelphia’s Department of Health announced extensions to the city’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate, which applies to covered healthcare personnel and any individual who works, volunteers or attends one or more classes or other activities in connection with a university, college or junior college and has in-person contact with one or more of those individuals […]

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Brazilian Insolvency and Reorganization Law Webinar hosted by Advocacia Felippe e Isfer

The event held by Advocacia Felippe e Isfer and Instituto Assis Gonçalves had the purpose to debate the legislative modifications related to the Reorganization and Bankruptcy Law in Brazil. In the first day (october, 19th), the discussion involved the new possibilities and advantages given to the creditors that finance companies that are under a reorganization […]

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Michael Herzer

Lawyer, Ateus

Member Spotlight – Justice for all: Why ethics are at the core of David Foster’s legal practice

When David Foster first left law school, he was still in two minds about entering the legal profession. He had a few options open to him and, as a Christian, even thought about becoming a pastor. Indeed, his faith has played a big part in his career as a legal advisor, underpinning the ethics he […]

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New EU Dual-Use Regulation enters into force

In force from today, the recast EU Dual-Use Regulation introduces notable changes to the regulatory landscape for export of dual-use items. These include the introduction of several new general export authorisations, new rules on cyber-surveillance items and provision of technical assistance, and further discretion for Member States to introduce national control lists. Companies exporting dual-use […]

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The personal tax liability of the manager is not a fatality

The first degree administrative court of Luxembourg recently issued a judgment (number 43190) that is likely to reassure diligent managers and directors of commercial companies. In the judgement, a member of the board of directors (‘Mr. X’) of a Luxembourg public limited company (société anonyme) received a tax guarantee assessment issued by the Luxembourg direct […]

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Attorney General’s Memorandum Allows Prosecution for Noncompliance with Agency Guidance Documents

On July 1, 2021, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland published a memorandum that rescinds two previous memoranda―the Sessions Memorandum and Brand Memorandum―that prohibited Department of Justice (DOJ) attorneys from using noncompliance with federal agency guidance documents as a basis for civil and criminal enforcement cases. These memoranda reasoned that since guidance documents do not undergo the notice-and-comment […]

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The right to information contained in the Capital Companies Law

The partners or shareholders, in their capacity as owners of the company in an aliquot proportion to the contributed capital, have certain obligations and rights. Among the rights recognized by the Capital Companies Law (“LSC”), is the right to information. The right to information is provided for in article 93 of the LSC and is regulated […]

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Duane Morris Welcomes Trial Partner John D. Huh in Philadelphia

September 8, 2021 PHILADELPHIA, September 8, 2021―John D. Huh has joined Duane Morris LLP as a partner in the firm’s Trial Practice Group in its Philadelphia office. Prior to joining Duane Morris, Huh was a partner at DLA Piper. “John’s extensive background in litigation, government investigations and compliance, and client relationships are an exciting addition to our Trial practice […]

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