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Ropes & Gray LLP
After several years of back and forth, Swiss legislators and civil society have failed to reach a compromise on mandatory human rights due diligence legislation. As discussed in this Alert, the question...
Altenburger Ltd legal + tax
In nessun altro campo come in quello giudiziario ancor'oggi si lavora rigorosamente in "modo cartaceo" – questa realtà sta per cambiare: la magistratura svizzera si digitalizza.
Prager Dreifuss
Dispute Resolution analysis: How will a no-deal Brexit affect the enforcement of judgments between the UK and Switzerland?
Prager Dreifuss
Dr. Urs Feller, Marcel Frey and Michaela Kappeler discuss from the Swiss perspective the likely impact of a no-deal Brexit on civil justice matters involving UK parties and the approach to jurisdiction clauses.
Prager Dreifuss
Following recommendations from the Financial Action Task Force, the Swiss government has proposed legislation to shore up the integrity of its financial centre...
Baer & Karrer
With the United Kingdom (UK) potentially set to leave the European Union (EU) on 31 October 2019, or at a later date should a further extension be granted,…
August 1 marked Switzerland's national holiday to celebrate its independence from what was then the pan-European Holy Roman Empire. While Switzerland has since then carved out a clear set of rules on what, when, how...
Baer & Karrer
Mit BGE 136 IV 188 hat das Bundesgericht die in der Lehre lang umstrittene Frage entschieden, ob das GwG
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Switzerland plans to tighten its anti-money laundering regulations to bring them in line with international standards.
Baer & Karrer
The contours of legal professional privilege vary from one jurisdiction to another. In transnational internal investigations or in multi-jurisdictional criminal proceedings.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Tant en Suisse qu'à l'étranger, la pression augmente pour les entreprises afin d'évaluer les répercussions de leurs activités sur les droits de l'homme et d'adhérer aux normes internationales en matière de publication d'informations non-financières.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Sowohl in der Schweiz als auch im Ausland geraten Unternehmen zunehmend unter Druck, mögliche Auswirkungen ihrer Tätigkeit auf Menschenrechte zu berücksichtigen und sich...
Baer & Karrer
Swiss adult protection law is based on the right to self-determination. It provides for two instruments in this regard: an advance care directive (so-called Vorsorgeauftrag) and a living will...
Rihm Attorneys
Last year, the Swiss Money Laundering Office (MROS) received a blatant message from one of its foreign partner organisations: two not-for profit organisations were holders of Swiss bank accounts whereby the beneficial owner of the bank accounts was suspected of terrorist activities.
Baer & Karrer
On 16, 18, 22 and 24 November 2016, Switzerland signed joint declarations on the introduction of the AEOI with the significant South American hubs Argentina, Mexico, Brazil and Uruguay...
Baer & Karrer
Dans un arrêt 6B_503/2015 que nous comprenons être de principe, rendu le 24 mai 2016 et destiné à la publication au recueil officiel des ATF...
Baer & Karrer
This provision codifies the practice developed by the Federal Council under the Swiss Federal Constitution.
Baer & Karrer
Responding to an international demand for more transparency and harsher money laundering regulations, the Swiss legislator is constantly revising Swiss anti-money laundering law.
Staiger, Schwald & Partner
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Recommendations for Combating Money Laundering were revised in 2012.
Suter Howald Attorneys at Law
On 22 May 2014, the SFAMA issued the abovementioned Transparency Guidelines, which are recognised as minimum standard by the FINMA.
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