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Litigation

20 August 2019
Klaus Oblin Recent developments: new database and res judicata effect

Austria - OBLIN Attorneys at Law

There have been a number of recent legislative developments in Austria, including amendments to the Austrian Enforcement Act, which have granted certain parties access to data about pending enforcement proceedings. Further, the Supreme Court has confirmed that the res judicata effect of a foreign judgment applies at all stages of proceedings conducted in Austria.

Author: Klaus Oblin
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Maria Hadjisavva Supreme Court rejects appeal against detention order in sexual assault case

Cyprus - Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Supreme Court recently rejected an appeal against a detention order issued by the Larnaca Permanent Assize Court in a sexual assault case. The appellant claimed that the evidence placed before the first-instance court had speculated on his guilt and the risk of him absconding. However, the Supreme Court found that the accused's detention until trial was at the discretion of the first-instance court and that, based on the circumstances of the case, the court had exercised this power correctly.

Author: Maria Hadjisavva
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