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Austrian business law firm specialising in
commercial law and international business
transactions. The firm is renowned for
providing quick, thorough and reliable legal
services, both domestically and internationally.
Clients of the firm include major and
mid-sized domestic and multinational
companies in all business sectors, banks,
insurance companies, service providers and
government entities.
For projects in Central and Eastern Europe
successful ‘best-friends’ strategy, working in
close cooperation with the top law firms in
each country in the region. All of the law
firms that participate in DORDA BRUGGER
JORDIS’s best-friends network share the same
high standards and provide in-depth regional
expertise. The network consists of more
than 300 lawyers active in Austria and CEE
countries such as Bosnia and Herzegovina,
Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary,
Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia
and Turkey. Through this system, the firm’s
clients can rely on their trusted advisers in
Austria while benefiting from in-depth regional
Core areas of practice
Banking and finance
DORDA BRUGGER JORDIS advises domestic
and international banks, funds, corporates and
public entities on all matters relating to
finance and banking. The firm assists clients
in financial transactions, regulatory matters
and bank contract law issues.
Capital markets
DORDA BRUGGER JORDIS advises domestic
and international investment banks, issuers
and investors on all matters relating to stock
exchange and capital markets law. Key
services cover a broad area, including private
placements, public offerings, structured and
high-yield debt issuances.
Competition and antitrust
Services range from the representation
of clients in merger control and antitrust
proceedings before Austrian and European
authorities, through the drafting and
negotiation of customised agreements
involving competition law issues, to the
development of antitrust compliance
Corporate law is central to DORDA BRUGGER
JORDIS’s activities. The firm’s experts advise
and assist domestic and international
enterprises on all matters – from choosing
the form of business organisation and its
establishment to complex domestic and
international transactions. The firm assists
strategic and financial investors in all aspects
of private and public corporate acquisitions.
Dispute resolution
The firm offers comprehensive advice and
representation in both domestic and
international civil litigation and arbitration
proceedings. The firm’s experts regularly act
as party counsel or arbitrator in corporate
disputes and disputes relating to CEE
countries. They advise private persons as
well as domestic businesses, international
groups, authorities and governments in
complex high-volume disputes.
The practice extends to all aspects of labour
law, representing the interests of both
employers and employees. Services range
from employment contracts, termination of
employment, restructuring and outsourcing
to incentive schemes, stock option plans
and pension benefits. The team also deals
with litigation, arbitration and mediation.
Experts provide professional advice on every
aspect of both domestic and international
insurance law for insurers, brokers and agents,
companies and institutions. The firm assists
clients in regulatory matters and all legal issues
in connection with insurance policies, as well
as in associated bank and tax law issues.
Information technology and intellectual
The firm provides comprehensive advice on all
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