13 08, 2019

Lootboxes: Are video games becoming dangerously similar to games of chance?

By |2019-08-14T09:58:56+02:00August 13th, 2019|Beitrag, Meldung|Comments Off on Lootboxes: Are video games becoming dangerously similar to games of chance?

Urim Bajrami and Lukas Pachschwöll describe in their article "Lootboxen: Werden Videospiele Glücksspielen gefährlich ähnlich?" (Lootboxes: Are video games becoming dangerously similar to games of chance?) in the legal magazine "Zeitschrift für Energie- und Technologierecht (ZTR)" the legal issue [...]

9 08, 2019

Update on “Marriage for everyone”: How it came to marriage for all of us

By |2019-08-09T10:28:25+02:00August 9th, 2019|Beitrag, Meldung|Comments Off on Update on “Marriage for everyone”: How it came to marriage for all of us

Update: There is now marriage for everyone. Even though since 1 January 2019 same-sex couples have been able to marry and opposite-sex couples have been able to enter into a registered partnership, some questions remained unanswered until recently. Since [...]

8 08, 2019

BGH – ORTLIEB II

By |2019-08-08T10:38:39+02:00August 8th, 2019|Beitrag, Meldung|Comments Off on BGH – ORTLIEB II

New BGH decision regarding #Keyword-Advertising: In its second attempt, the German bicycle bag manufacturer Ortlieb was successful before the BGH vs. the trade giant Amazon. When googling #Keywords like "Ortlieb bicycle bag", the ads booked by Amazon also featured [...]

7 08, 2019

Update for the Amazon-Dash Button. The end of the physical Dash Buttons

By |2019-08-07T16:15:46+02:00August 7th, 2019|Beitrag, Meldung|Comments Off on Update for the Amazon-Dash Button. The end of the physical Dash Buttons

Well meant, badly timed! How the Dash Button became the Trash Button: The SVLAW E-Commerce Team followed the path of the Amazon Dash Button from the very beginning. What was meant to be a well-intentioned help in everyday life [...]

7 08, 2019

“Unerforschtes Terrain” in JUVE Magazine

By |2019-08-07T12:55:09+02:00August 7th, 2019|Beitrag, Beitrag von Arthur Stadler, Meldung, Meldung betreffend Arthur Stadler|Comments Off on “Unerforschtes Terrain” in JUVE Magazine

On social media about social media. The new JUVE magazine from 5.8.2019 has been published! The article "Unerfotschtes Terrain" is about the fact that more and more law are going to discover social media. See also Arthur Stadler's interview [...]

6 08, 2019

Crypto Research Report July 2019

By |2019-08-06T12:33:52+02:00August 6th, 2019|Article by Oliver Völkel, Beitrag, Meldung, Meldung betreffend Oliver Völkel|Comments Off on Crypto Research Report July 2019

The Crypto Research Report for July 2019 has been published and Oliver Völkel, Partner at Stadler Völkel Attorneys at Law, is again on the Advisory Board (see page 75)! The report, which is supported by Bitpanda, GenTwo Digital, Coinfinity, [...]

2 08, 2019

New legal definition for virtual currencies!

By |2019-08-02T11:51:32+02:00August 2nd, 2019|Article by Oliver Völkel, Beitrag, Meldung|Comments Off on New legal definition for virtual currencies!

New legal definition for virtual currencies! In the July issue of the Austrian Journal for Financial Markets Law, Oliver Völkel deals with the new legal definition of the term "virtual currency", addressing the fundamental question of what constitutes a [...]

19 07, 2019

Intransparent and misleading advertising by influencers

By |2019-07-31T14:21:01+02:00July 19th, 2019|Beitrag, Meldung|Comments Off on Intransparent and misleading advertising by influencers

In Germany, competition and consumer protection associations are actively searching for infringements of the transparency duties in #influencer-marketing. After often focusing on "social media celebrities", this time a temporary injunction was enforced against an "aquascaper" with only 5,000 followers. Read [...]

10 07, 2019

Amendment to the Financial Markets Anti-Money Laundering Act and applicability to crypto companies

By |2019-07-12T12:32:59+02:00July 10th, 2019|Beitrag, Meldung|Comments Off on Amendment to the Financial Markets Anti-Money Laundering Act and applicability to crypto companies

  On 3 July 2019, the National Council passed an amendment to the Financial Markets Anti-Money Laundering Act (FM-GwG). The aim of the amendment is to implement Directive (EU) 2018/843 (5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive) on the prevention of money [...]