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  • Rautner Advises Windkraft Simonsfeld on Financing of 14 New Wind Turbines

    Alongside the current coronavirus pandemic, climate change is probably one of the greatest challenges of our time. In order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and meet our carbon emission reduction targets, we are all challenged to achieve efficient and sustainable transformations of our energy production and consumption. Therefore, we are pleased to have had the…

  • Excellent Rankings for Rautner in The Legal500 Series

    Perhaps less important these days, but still worth noting, we would like to share with you the fact that we have maintained our excellent ranking as one of Austria’s leading corporate law firms in the areas of banking & finance and capital markets in The Legal 500 Series’ EMEA 2020 edition. We have been praised…

  • Rautner Rechtsanwälte advised JLMs on 500 mn benchmark issue of Erste Group

    Rautner Rechtsanwälte advised an international banking syndicate comprising HSBC Bank plc, Merrill Lynch International, Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc and Société Générale as Joint Lead Managers on the successful issuance of a 500 million undated subordinated bond (Additional Tier 1) by Vienna based Erste Group Bank AG (Closing: 27 January 2020). The bond was…

  • Basel 3.5 – Positive News on Pillar 2 Requirements

    Basel 3.5 – Positive News on Pillar 2 Requirements Andrea Enria, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank (ECB), recently made some encouraging comments on the ECB’s opinion concerning the Pillar 2 requirements following the implementation of the new “Basel 3.5” rules (called the “finalized” Basel III rules among regulators, or Basel…

  • New Austrian Supreme Court Decision on Minimum Interest Rate Clauses

    New Austrian Supreme Court Decision on Minimum Interest Rate Clauses For several years, capital market participants have been experiencing the phenomenon of negative reference interest rates, like EURIBOR and LIBOR, which are the basis for interest calculations for many loan agreements. To avoid any potential negative consequences associated with these market conditions (negative interest rates),…

  • Rautner continues to be top-ranked in the 2020 edition of IFLR1000

    Rautner Rechtsanwälte GmbH continues to be top-ranked in the 2020 edition of IFLR1000 Rautner Rechtsanwälte GmbH has once again earned top rankings in the Banking & Finance and Capital Markets category in the 2020 edition of IFLR1000. This ranking recognizes Rautner Rechtsanwälte GmbH’s position as a leading law firm with exceptional banking & finance capabilities.…