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OUR FIRM IN THE HEART OF EUROPE

 

OUR OFFICE

For more than thirty years the firm provides legal, tax and advisory services of bespoke high quality for the international business community, international organisations and select private clients, known multinational corporations and institutions with operations or interests both in Austria and abroad.

The wide range of services is provided by a team of lawyers qualified in Austria and/or in various foreign jurisdictions, supported by experienced business administrators, accountants and financial specialists. The languages spoken in the firm include English, German, French and Spanish. This multi-jurisdictional approach to legal services, unique for Austria, was developed by Dr. Friedrich SCHWANK at the request of and in close co-operation with corporate counsel of leading multinational and global companies. In addition, LAW OFFICES DR. F. SCHWANK makes the best use of the geographic, tax and strategic advantages of Vienna as a base for clients doing business in the emerging markets of Russia, Eastern Europe and the Asian ECO countries.​ LAW OFFICES DR. F. SCHWANK is ranked by Euromoney Research as one of the Austrian law firms most frequently used by the general counsel of Europe’s largest companies. The office has a network of partner law firms from all over the world. Co-operation agreements with more than 200 legal and accountancy firms across the globe are available to serve the clients of the firm.

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OUR FOCUS

International

Law

In

Action

Vienna is centrally located in the middle of Europe, with a well-developed infrastructure, as well as favourable commercial and tax conditions, and serves as the perfect gateway to the Eastern European markets. As Austria’s capital and home to many UN organisations, it is the ideal starting point for all successful startups. Numerous international companies and corporations are represented throughout the world via their subsidiaries located in Vienna. We mainly represent leading multinational corporations and institutions with branches in Austria, Central and Eastern Europe. We primarily offer our clients advice in the field of international law as well as all financial and administrative matters. Thanks to our international team of lawyers trained in Austria and other countries, we are able to offer a wide range of services.   Languages spoken in our office include English, German, French, Spanish and, Catalan.

OUR SERVICES

SETTING UP SUBSIDIARIES AND COMPANIES FOR FOREIGN INVESTORS

For over 30 years we have been helping foreign companies and clients from all over the world to set up companies and/or Austrian subsidiaries of their own companies here.


We offer a full range of services, from establishment of the company to providing registered offices, bookkeeping services and organisation of company balance sheets, as well as secretarial services.

Services:

  • Incorporations

  • Registration Office and Administrative Services

  • Servicing International Corporate Structures

  • Employment Law including Service Agreements and Manuals

  • Special Investigations, Internal Audit

  • Managers’ Service Agreements

  • Business Planning and Organisation

  • Corporate Documentation

  • Corporate Compliance

  • Business Transfers

  • International Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Holding Company Structures

  • Joint Ventures

  • Venture Capital Financing

  • MBO, MBI, EBO, Spin-offs, Splits-offs

  • Business Successions

  • Centralised Financial Service Centres

  • Anti-Trust, Unfair Competition Law Issues

  • Privatisation of Companies

  • Family Business Law

 
 

CONTACT US

LAW OFFICES DR. F. SCHWANK

Stock Exchange Building

Wipplingerstrasse 34/Top 101

A-1010 Vienna/Wien

Austria

Phone: +43 (1) 533 57 04
Fax: +43 (1) 533 57 06
Email: offices[at}schwank.com

Office hours:
09:00 am - 06:00 pm (CET)

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