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Robert Keisler

Partner
Attorney-at-law for public commercial law

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

Specialisation in public commercial law

Robert Keisler is an attorney-at-law for public commercial law. He is a partner at CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz and a member of the Public Procurement Law, Competition Law and Public Law Team.

Industries

Robert Keisler’s areas of expertise include advising and representing contractors and principals from a wide variety of industries, both nationally and internationally, in the areas of public procurement law and regulatory law. He also has many years of experience in various areas of competition law, including merger control and antitrust law.

Publications and articles

Robert Keisler is the author of numerous specialist books and publications.

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Relevant experience

  • Advising a leading Austrian waste collection and treatment company on procurement aspects applicable to Austrian municipalities.
  • Ongoing consulting and representation of an Austrian tourism organisation in matters of procurement and regulatory law, carrying out procurement procedures.
  • Advising and representing the Förderungsverein der Primärbanken (association for the promotion of regional banks) and its members in various regulatory issues regarding financial institutions for the past 15 years.
  • Advising a leading international restaurant chain on regulatory matters.
  • Advising and representing a leading Austrian direct mail distribution company on regulatory matters.
  • Advising and representing banks before the Federal Administrative Court concerning tasks of the Austrian financial market authority FMA.
  • Advising a foreign investor bidding in the sale of a portfolio of wind farms and PV plants in Austria by Austrian Raiffeisen Leasing; advising the Czech Republic and Slovakia on contracts for the design, supply, construction and maintenance of wind mills, grid connection and related infrastructure.
  • Advising and representing Münze Österreich on a procurement litigation matter concerning a tender on integrated security and building management.
  • Providing legal advice to the Republic of Austria (Parliament) in the course of the project “Sanierung Parlament – Restoration of the Austrian Parliament”.
  • Ongoing advice for and representation of an internationally leading medical devices company in issues of procurement law.
  • Advising on a landmark decision regarding the applicability of the Austrian Procurement Act for private hospitals.
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Education

  • 1999 - International Business Administration and Law, University of Vienna
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Memberships

  • Austrian Bar Association
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