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Peter Huber

Partner
Attorney-at-law for corporate law/M&A

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

Specialisation in corporate/M&A

Peter Huber is a attorney-at-law for corporate/M&A. He is partner and Head of the CMS Austria International Transaction Team and has decades of professional experience in the field of corporate transactions, including more than four years with leading investment banks. His areas of expertise are M&A (including privatisations and public takeovers) and corporate law (including corporate governance) in Austria as well as in Central and Eastern Europe.

Industries

Peter Huber advises numerous large Austrian companies and major shareholders as well as shareholder groups on corporate transactions, restructurings, shareholder agreements and management structures as well as on legal issues arising from shareholder activism. He also advises large private equity firms on investments and exits.

Publications and articles

He is the author of numerous publications in the field of corporate and takeover law as well as the leading commentary on the Austrian Takeover Act.

Ranking

Peter Huber is named by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe as a leading (Band 1) expert on corporate law and M&A in Austria and Southeast Europe and has also achieved top rankings in other directories and publications.

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Practice head Peter Huber attracts overwhelming praise from peers and clients alike, who describe him as an “extremely seasoned transactional lawyer with an excellent track record”, adding: “He is technically excellent but at the same time has a very practical and results-oriented approach and fully understands our business goals.”

Chambers Europe, 2015

Education

  • 1988 – LL.M., Yale Law School, New Haven
  • 1987 – Doctorate studies in Law (Dr. iur.), University of Vienna, Vienna
  • 1987 – Diploma studies in Business Administration (Mag. rer. soc. oec.), University of Vienna, Vienna
  • 1985 – Diploma studies in Law (Mag. iur.), University of Vienna, Vienna
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Memberships

  • Vienna Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
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Publications

  • Commentary on Takeover Law, Peter Huber (ed.), (2016)
  • Thoughts regarding the corporate action, GesRZ 2010, pp. 13 seq.
  • Thoughts regarding the restructuring privilege in the Austrian Takeover Law, Bernhard Hainz and Heinz Krejci (eds.), Anniversary publication on the occasion of Johannes Reich-Rohrwig’s 60th Birthday (2014)
  • International Business Acquisitions: Major Legal Issues and Due Diligence, Michael Whalley and Ralf Kurney (eds.), 4th Edition (2014)
  • The European Stock Corporation in Slovakia, Dirk Jannott and Jürgen Frodermann (eds.), Handbook of the European Stock Corporation – Societas Europaea, 2nd edition (2014) (with Peter Simo and Michal Kmec)
  • Commentary [Entscheidungsanmerkung] on the Supreme Court [OGH] 13 March 2014, 6 Ob 37/14f, GesRZ 2014, pp. 257 seq.
  • Commentary [Entscheidungsanmerkung] on the Supreme Court [OGH] 9 September 2015, 6 Ob 97/15f, GesRZ 2015, pp 401 seq.
  • The revision of the stock exchange act, ecolex 2016, pp 139 seq. (with Bartholomäus Matt)
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