Wolfgang Eigner

Dr. Wolfgang Eigner

Counsel
Diwok Hermann Petsche Rechtsanwälte LLP & Co KG

Biography

Dr. Wolfgang Eigner is head of the Real Estate Practice in the Vienna office. Before joining Baker McKenzie in August 2019, he worked as attorney for a major international law firm in Austria, as head of office of the Austrian Takeover Commission and as attorney for one of the leading Austrian law firms. In addition to his practice, Wolfgang Eigner is teaching business law at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration and writes articles on corporate law matters for various publications. 

Practice Focus

Wolfgang's work is focused on real estate transactions and real estate development projects as well as tenancy law. In addition he is a legal advisor in M&A transactions, in particular private equity transactions, as well as other general corporate law matters. 

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Vienna Bar Association - Member

Admissions

  • Austria (2014)
  • Austria (2012)

Education

  • Cambridge University (Magdalene College) (LL.M.) (2006)
  • University of Vienna (Dr. iur.) (2002)
  • University of Vienna (Mag. iur.) (1998)

Languages

  • English
  • German

Author, “Warum gibt es an der Wiener Börse keinen Handel mit Namensaktien?“ [“Why is there no trading in registered shares on the Vienna Stock Exchange?”]GesRZ 2019, 62-70

Co-author (with MMag. Dr. Ghristoph Diregger), “Das freiwillige Delisting vom Amtlichen Handel – Erste Erfahrungen mit dem neuen Reglement” [“Voluntary delisting from the Official Market - First experiences with the new regulations”], ÖBA 2018, 850-870

Author, “Das Verfahren und der neue Instanzenzug im Übernahmerecht nach der Verwaltungsgerichtsbarkeits-Novelle 2012“ [“The procedure and the new instance in takeover law according to the Administrative Jurisdiction Amendment Act 2012“], wbl 2014/11, 605-615 (1. Teil), wbl 2014/12, 665-677 (2. Teil)

Author, “Zum Preis des Pflichtangebots im Übernahmerecht” [“The price of a mandatory offer according to the Austrian Takeover Act”], ÖBA 2013, 623-640

Author, “Neue Regeln zur Vorstandsvergütung und zur Zusammensetzung des Aufsichtsrats” [“New regulations for the remuneration of executive board members and the composition of the supervisory board”], GesRZ 2012, 208-221

Co-author (with Dr. Mario Gall, LL.M.), “Die Namensaktie als neues Standardinstrument des Aktienrechts – Zur Umstellung von Inhaber- auf Namensaktien” [“Registered shares as the new standard instrument according to the Austrian Stock Corporation Act - The conversion from bearer into registered shares”], ecolex 2011, 920-925