Christoph Krones

MMAG. Christoph Krones is an attorney-at-law from Vienna. His fields of expertise are civil and civil procedural law as well as administrative and administrative procedural law -
package travel

What’s the Deal with Travel Packages, Legally Speaking?

As the Danube gets ready for the summer travel season, a new law is set to give travelers more rights and better information on their trips. So, you’re booking a vacation – let’s say your aim is to spend a few days at an adventure or holiday park and you book this first. The park’s […]
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Here’s What You Need to Know to Open a Restaurant in Austria

Austrians take food and drink seriously, so it comes as no surprise that opening a restaurant is not as easy as it sounds. Here’s how to do it.For the gourmet in search of Vienna’s newest gastro...
drones in austria

How to Protect Yourself Against Drones

In Austria, privacy is king. The advent of drones is thus seen with a good measure of skepticism and trepidation. But you can still pilot them legally. Lying in the sun around one of Vienna’s many open-air swimming pools is a summer pastime nearly as essential to the Viennese DNA as lingering over a coffee […]
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Vienna Legal | Love and Loss: The Legal History of the Painting Golden Adele

Great art has the power of legend. So it’s perhaps not surprising that one of the most spectacular legal disputes in post-war Austria was over the “The Woman in Gold”, a legendary portrait by great Se...

Your Right to Vote in Austria

In Austria, you can vote at 16 and don’t need to register. For some elections, EU citizens can vote too.In democracies, a citizen’s right to vote is the way to participate in the democratic proces...