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On the occasion of the 31st Vis Moot, our firm once again provides the traditional cheat sheet for this year's case.
Martin Foerster has initiated a project in cooperation with Legalmondo that explains how land registers work in various jurisdictions across the globe.
The renowned law firm Pitkowitz & Partners has appointed attorney-at-law Peter Machherndl (33) as partner, further strengthening the management team of the dispute resolution practice group.
Dr. Nikolaus Pitkowitz and Caroline Strohmeier gave a lecture as part of the Master's program Business Law.
Dr. Nikolaus Pitkowitz participated in a panel discussion at the "Solidarity Arbitration and Mediation Days" in Warsaw.
Dr. Nikolaus Pitkowitz, Peter Machherndl, Johanna Kathan-Spath and Caroline Strohmeier address a delegation from Saudi Arabia at a UNCITRAL event.
Peter Machherndl and Maximilian Albert Müller analyze the topic of class actions in Austria in their latest publication.
Pitkowitz & Partners is a sponsor of the panel discussion on "Austria as a business location - quo vadis?" at the Schottengymnasium.
This year, Pitkowitz & Partners is again supporting the team of the Vienna University of Economics and Business at the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot
The Dispute Resolution Team was recognized among the world's leading dispute practices in the GAR 100 rankings for the third year in a row.
Attorney-at-Law Peter Machherndl gave a lecture on Dispute Resolution as part of the Summer ELSA Law School.
Beginning of May the first vernissage in cooperation with collection "SpallArt" took place in our premises.
The Real Estate practice group hosted a business breakfast on 20 April.
Pitkowitz & Partners will be again headline sponsor of the Columbia Arbiration Day on Friday, 14 April 2023
As the Willem C. Vis Moot approaches, our firm is delighted to share with you our traditional one-page cheat sheet.
Roxanne de Jesus will be moderating a panel at the ICC-YAAF-YAAP Conference.
At the end of 2022, Roxanne de Jesus and Dr. Nikolaus Pitkowitz gave a lecture at the Vienna University of Economics and Business.
Pitkowitz & Partners supports the legally secure accommodation of Ukrainian refugees in Austria as part of an unpaid pro bono project.
Roxanne de Jesus is a panelist in Basel at the event "Gemeinsame Schiedsverfahrenskultur in der DACH-Region?".
Nikolaus Pitkowitz will be participating at the "Room for Debate" event, organized by Lee & Ko, as part of the Seoul ADR Festival 2022 on 8 November 2022.
Nikolaus Pitkowitz speaks on current topics concerning the VIAC.
The Board of the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC) elected Dr. Nikolaus Pitkowitz as President on September 12, 2022.
Our firm has donated four laptops to Springboard to support young people from socially and economically disadvantaged backgrounds.
The Supreme Court has ruled on whether the right to be heard must also be upheld in the decision on costs in arbitration proceedings.
Martin Foerster explains in a guest article, how companies can achieve environmental goals through the EU Taxonomy Regulation.
The Dispute Resolution Team was recognized among the world's leading arbitration practices in the GAR 100 rankings for the second year in a row.
The Supreme Court recently ruled that a long notice period and long-term waiver of termination in a consumer lease agreement was unenforceable.
The Supreme Court has taken a more landlord-friendly approach to rent reductions related to Covid-19.
As the Vis Moot approaches, our firm is delighted to share with you our traditional one-page cheat sheet.
In an effort to curb carbon dioxide emissions, the City of Vienna has issued energy zone plans for 15 districts. Martin Foerster analyses this decree.
How to deal with a tenant whose rent has fallen into arrears? Martin Foerster provides answers to all questions on the current legal landscape in the latest issue of GEWINN magazine.
Free registration is now open for the upcoming Columbia Arbitration Day 2022 on 04 March. Pitkowitz & Partners is proud to be headline sponsor again!
Partner Martin Foerster gives a comprehensive overview of the applicability and delimitation issues of the Landlord and Tenant Law.
On 25 February 2022, this year's Vienna Arbitration Days will take place. Discover the program now and register for free.
The 16th edition of the Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration has been published, including articles by Sheila Schwaighofer and Dr. Nikolaus Pitkowitz (co-editor)
Dr. Nikolaus Pitkowitz analyses a recent decision, in which the Austrian Supreme Court expresses a restricted position on consumer rights in arbitration.
In the newly published Handbook of Landlord and Tenant Law, Martin Foerster takes a detailed look at the various case constellations in his article "Scope of Application of the Landlord and Tenant Law Act" and shows how borderline cases are handled.
The Austrian Supreme Court has just issued the first decision on covid-19 related rent reductions.
Visiting the "re.comm 21" recently was a special highlight these days after the Covid-19-related cancellation last year.
The firm's dispute resolution team was ranked among the world's top 100 arbitration practices by the "Global Arbitration Review" in this year's rankings.
Pitkowitz & Partners war Sponsor des diesjährigen AIJA Seminars zum Thema Construction Disputes, bei dem über 90 Teilnehmer aus der ganzen Welt in Wien zusammengekommen sind.
Partner and Practice Head Martin Foerster gave a presentation at the annual ÖGSW Real Estate Conference on contractual aspects of the transfer of property.
To tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth - Nikolaus Pitkowitz moderates at the XIII. Moscow ABA RAA Conference on the Resolution of CIS-Related Business Disputes the panel on witness testimony with highly distinguished speakers Vladimir Khvalei, Chiann Bao and Ed Crosse. In his presentation Nikolaus Pitkowitz addressed amongst others the currently much debated psychological analysis of witness behaviors and means to detect untruthfulness.
Dr. Nikolaus Pitkowitz is co-author of the "Handbuch der Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit und ADR“ (Handbook of Arbitration and ADR) - a comprehensive reference work by renowned authors on the most important topics in arbitration law.
Pitkowitz & Partners is silver sponsor at the Consensual Dispute Resolution Competition (CDRC Vienna), which takes place from July 10 – 14, 2021. The opening speech of this event, which is unique worldwide, is held by Dr. Nikolaus Pitkowitz.
JUVE magazine was the first German-language medium to report on the newly founded Pitkowitz & Partners.
Global Arbitration Review (GAR) was the first international medium to exclusively report on the exciting news around the new formation of Pitkowitz & Partners.
Columbia Arbitration Day (CAD) brings together scholars, practitioners, arbitrators, judges, and students for an annual discussion about the challenges of the international arbitration community.
Nikolaus Pitkowitz, who is head of the firm's dispute resolution and real estate practice group, held a guest lecture on January 28, 2021 at the University of Innsbruck on the annulment of arbitral awards.
At the Annual Conference of the Atlanta International Arbitration Society (AtlAS), partner Nikolaus Pitkowitz discussed recent developments in Third-Party Funding in international arbitration with a distinguished panel on 10 December 2020.
Partner Martin Foerster was speaking on “Serviced Apartments: Legal barriers for Airbnb & Co” at the AmCham Business Breakfast on October 16, 2020.
Columbia Arbitration Day (CAD) brings together scholars, practitioners, arbitrators, judges, and students for an annual discussion about the challenges of the international arbitration community.
Partner Nikolaus Pitkowitz was once again appointed for a term of 3 years as Member of the Board of the Vienna International Arbitration Center (VIAC).

Nikolaus Pitkowitz as speaker at the “Belt and Road Arbitration Institutions Roundtable Forum” in Beijing

Nikolaus Pitkowitz spoke at the “Belt and Road Arbitration Institutions Roundtable Forum” on the occasion of the China Arbitration Summit on 7 November 2019 in Beijing.
Partner and real estate expert Martin Foerster spoke at the Annual Real Estate Meeting of the OEGSW (Austrian Society for Tax Advisors and Auditors) on the topic "Rent and Lease".
This year’s AIJA Annual Congress on the topic “Sustainability and the Law: Planet, People, Future” took place from 3 to 7 September 2019 in Rome. The firm was represented by Partner Martin Foerster and Attorneys Stefanie Swatek, Anna Katharina Ratschek and Roxanne de Jesus.
The CIArb European Branch Conference & AGM „Anti-Globalization and International Arbitration: Winds of Change and Protest in Europe?” has taken place in Prague from 26 to 27 April, 2019.
On the occasion of the 26th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court (‘Vis Moot’), the traditional Pre-Moot Event, organized by the firm, once again took place in the distinguished hearing rooms of the Austrian Supreme Court at the Vienna Palace of Justice on April 12th, 2019.
On the occasion of the 26th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court (`Vis Moot’) the firm hosted a reception of the Vienna City Chapter of the ABA (American Bar Association, Section of International Law) on Thuesday, 16 April.
More than 130 lawyers joined the seminar 'The Real Deal in M&A: All about transactions involving real estate property' in Utrecht, from 4-6 April, organised by aija, the only global network of young lawyers.
The leading Austrian arbitration conference has taken place on 1–2 March, 2019 in Vienna.
This year the conference focused on "10 Years of CAD: New Ideas, New Concerns."