The second edition of the special conference “Liability of Executive Employees and Managing Directors” was held as part of the Manz law academy on 8th April 2019 in Vienna. Michael Walbert was again responsible for the conception and supervision of the conference. His presentation this year dealt with managing directors’ discretion when taking business decisions and measures to reduce liability risks. With the presentations of BDO experts Manfred Guzy and Thomas Neumann this year’s focus of the conference was on liability for tax and social security contributions. In addition, public prosecutor Barbara Hoffmann shared her practical insights into fiscal criminal proceedings with the audience.