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Marco Selenic


CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Gauermanngasse 2
1010 Vienna
Languages German, English, Croatian

Field of activity

Marco Selenic is an associate in the field of corporate law/M&A. He specialises on general corporate law, national and international transactions and compliance.

Previous professional experience / Education

During his studies, he completed an internship in the European Parliament, worked at one of the largest start-up platforms in Europe and later held various positions at a management consultancy specialising in media monitoring and analysis, most recently as Key Account Manager.

During his master’s degree in Business Law at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, which he completed with distinction in 2017, he spent an Erasmus exchange semester at the University of Luigi Bocconi in Milan.

After completing his CMS summer internship in the summer of 2016, he continued to work as a legal assistant in the Corporate Transactions Department and, after completing his court practice, started working as an associate.

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Memberships & Roles

  • Vienna Bar Association
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  • 2018 – Legal traineeship in the judicial district of the Higher Regional Court of Vienna
  • 2017 – LL.M., Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • 2016 – Erasmus, Bocconi University, Milan
  • 2015 – LL.B., Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Hy­dro­gen law and reg­u­la­tion in Aus­tria
1. Cur­rent State of Hy­dro­gen Pro­jects in Aus­tria Aus­tria has am­bi­tious goals when it comes to re­new­able en­ergy sources: by 2030, the coun­try wants to ob­tain its elec­tri­city sup­ply com­pletely from re­new­able...
Hy­dro­gen in Aus­tria: Wait­ing for a strategy
All over the world, hy­dro­gen is in­creas­ingly seen as one of the key drivers of the en­ergy trans­ition. An in­creas­ing num­ber of coun­tries are for­mu­lat­ing strategies and an­noun­cing in­vest­ment pro­grams to foster the de­vel­op­ment of hy­dro­gen pro­jects, es­pe­cially green ones. In Aus­tria, ini­tial plans of a strategy for the use of hy­dro­gen were an­nounced more than three years ago but little has happened since then – at least polit­ic­ally.
Law and reg­u­la­tion of con­sequen­tial dam­ages clauses in the en­ergy sec­tor...
1. Do the words “con­sequen­tial loss” have a giv­en mean­ing in law? The word­ing “con­sequen­tial loss” it­self does not ex­pli­citly ex­ist un­der Aus­tri­an law. Nev­er­the­less, Aus­tri­an law uses the concept...
CMS Ad­vises A1 Telekom Aus­tria on Ac­quis­i­tion of NTT Aus­tria’s Alc­a­tel-Lu­cent...
Re­new­able en­ergy law and reg­u­la­tion in Aus­tria
1. Brief over­view of the re­new­ables sec­tor En­ergy sourced from re­new­ables is be­com­ing in­creas­ingly im­port­ant in Aus­tria. Ac­cord­ing to the En­ergy Re­port, 2019 pre­pared by the Min­istry of Ag­ri­cul­ture...
New rules on en­ergy com­munit­ies in Aus­tria
The fight against cli­mate change is (be­sides hand­ling the cur­rent COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic) ar­gu­ably the most im­port­ant goal of gov­ern­ments world­wide. However, it seems that le­gis­lat­ive meas­ures have so far...
New rules on En­ergy Com­munit­ies in Aus­tria
Based on the EU’s Clean En­ergy for all Europeans pack­age, Aus­tria is one of the first coun­tries in Europe, which has presen­ted draft le­gis­la­tion on so-called en­ergy com­munit­ies. En­ergy com­munit­ies are...
The new for­eign dir­ect in­vest­ment re­gime in Aus­tria
Among many oth­er ef­fects, the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic has re­vealed the vul­ner­ab­il­ity of sup­ply chains world­wide, thereby in­creas­ing aware­ness of the need to pro­tect crit­ic­al do­mest­ic in­fra­struc­ture. The new...
CMS and KP­MG Law Ad­vise on Plastic Om­ni­um's Es­tab­lish­ment of Joint Ven­ture...
CMS ad­vises Plastic Om­ni­um on es­tab­lish­ment of joint ven­ture with El­ringK­linger
Dus­sel­dorf/Vi­enna -  In or­der to drive for­ward the de­vel­op­ment of hy­dro­gen mo­bil­ity, the two auto­mot­ive sup­pli­ers El­ringK­linger and Plastic Om­ni­um will cre­ate a joint ven­ture for the de­vel­op­ment...
Ex­pec­ted changes of for­eign in­vest­ment con­trol in Aus­tria
Re­cently a gov­ern­ment bill de­signed to pro­tect com­pan­ies in key in­dus­tries from takeovers by third coun­try en­tit­ies was presen­ted to the pub­lic in Aus­tria. Read the full art­icle by Jo­hannes Trenk­walder...
Our In­ter­na­tion­al CMS Guide to Con­sequen­tial Loss in the En­ergy Sec­tor...
We are proud to present our in­ter­na­tion­al CMS Guide to Con­sequen­tial Loss in the En­ergy Sec­tor.  It is one of the most widely read CMS guides on our web­site. It cov­ers 36 jur­is­dic­tions from all over...