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By Markus Vischer, Lucas Hänni
On 12 December 2014, the Swiss Parliament approved the draft bill for a revised CO (revCO) and thus stringent disclosure obligations for shareholders of private companies.
By Reto Jacobs
Please identify the scope of claims that may be brought in Switzerland for breach of competition law.
By Thierry Obrist
There is nothing wrong in copying the good ideas already realized by Switzerland's European neighbors!
By Johannes Bürgi, Lukas Wyss, Thomas Müller
Swiss securitisation is constantly developing with new issuances launched in the first half of 2013.
Supported by low interest rates and immigration, construction activity in Switzerland remains at a high level; this applies to both the residential and commercial building sectors.
By Alexander Nikitine, Urs Gnos, Markus Vischer
The Swiss Federal Council recently published its preliminary draft ordinance on the Minder Initiative.
By Iur. Kinga Weiss, Stephan Neidhardt
Increased mobility among high net worth individuals and family owned and private companies with assets in multiple countries has meant estate planning is subject to ever more complex tax issues.
By Thomas Müller
In March 2012, the Swiss Federal Council published a proposal to revise the Swiss Federal Act on Collective Investment Schemes.
By Luc Defferrard, Urs Gnos, Samuel Dürr, Alexandre Both
Switzerland has been and is regarded as an attractive and competitive location for setting up a holding company, especially in the case of the acquisition of a company or the formation of a group of companies.
By Thomas Müller-Tschumi, Alexandre Both
What are the main trends/significant developments in the project finance market in Switzerland?
By Urs Gnos, Lucas Hänni, Alexander Nikitine
In September 2012, the Swiss Parliament passed the draft bill for a revised Swiss Federal Act on Stock Exchanges and Securities Trading.
By Urs Gnos, Lucas Hänni
In September 2012, the Swiss parliament approved a draft bill to revise the Swiss Federal Act on Stock Exchanges and Securities Trading (SESTA) and thus create a more stringent capital market criminal and regulatory law (New SESTA).
By Lucas Hänni, Alexander Nikitine
On 3 March 2013, the Swiss electorate approved the Minder Initiative, which will fundamentally change the legal framework on executive compensation and other corporate governance matters for Swiss public companies.
By Johannes Bürgi, Thomas Müller
A detailed guide to the debt capital markets law in Switzerland.
By Iur. Kinga Weiss, Manuel Bigler
A discussion on the EU Succession Regulation, which harmonizes the conflict-of-law rules on cross-border successions of 24 members of the European Union.