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By Nathalie Voser, James Menz, Anne Schlaepfer, Philippe Bärtsch
In 2014, the Supreme Court rendered 32 decisions on petitions to set aside international arbitral awards.
By Harun Can, Petra Hess
Companies which benefit from a tax privilege today must consider alternative structuring in Switzerland.
By Jürg Borer, David Mamane, Samuel Jost
The European Union and the Swiss Confederation have signed a Cooperation Agreement in Competition Matters.
By Martin Bernet, Sonja Stark-Traber, Blaise Stucki, Louis Burrus
In the two and a half years since the Swiss Code of Civil Procedure came into force, cantonal and federal case law have clarified a number of questions relevant for practice.
By Vincent Carron, Anne Roux-Fouillet
At a time when high salaries and bonuses are subject of criticisms, the Swiss Supreme Court has clarified the conditions under which an employee may assert a right to a bonus.
By Martin Weber, Roman Laubscher
The amendments to the Stock Exchange Act that entered into force on 1 May 2013 result primarily in a comprehensive revision of the regulation against market abuse.
By Jean Jacques Ah Choon, Martin Weber, Philippe Nicod
The new provisions on accounting and financial reporting came into force on 1 January 2013 and replace the former corresponding general provisions, as well as the specific rules of corporation law.
By Harun Can
Switzerland‘s economy is highly international and relies on the export of capital.
By Vincent Jeanneret, Olivier Hari
According to the most recent data published by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs, the real gross domestic product for Switzerland grew in the first quarter of 2012 by 0.7 per cent.
By Vincent Carron, Christine Beusch-Liggenstorfer
Employers frequently use non-competition clauses in employment contracts to protect their manufacturing or commercial secrets and/or their particular relationship with their clients after employees cease working for them.
By Martin Weber, Michael Nordin, Jean Jacques Ah Choon, Pietro Sansonetti
Particular caution should be taken if any upstream securities are to be provided by the Swiss pool member.
By Nathalie Voser, Christopher Boog, Elliott Geisinger, Philippe Bärtsch
On 1 January 2012, the revised ICC Arbitration Rules entered into force.
By Vincent Jeanneret, Olivier Hari
The economic and banking crisis of 2008 demonstrated that the existing system only partially achieved this objective.
By Olivier Favre
The Banking Act was amended on 1 September 2011 by introducing new bank reorganization proceedings.
By Philipp Groz, Andrea Mondini
The revised Unfair Competition Act (UCA) will come into force on 1st of April 2012.