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Niederer Kraft & Frey
On 21 April 2017, after almost 10 months, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court published reasons for its judgment of 28 June 2016 in the matter of Colgate-Palmolive Europa Sàrl ...
Weinmann Zimmerli
The handling of Swiss patents is governed by the Federal Act of 25 June 1954 on Patents for Inventions (PatG), which was updated in 2012.
Mandaris
The increase of the exchange of data between economic and social, public and private sectors across the Union has created the need for a stronger and more coherent data protection framework.
Mandaris
After the last financial crisis and, in particular, the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008, financial regulators and private sector managers found it difficult ...
Froriep
Whether you are a company based in Switzerland, or a company based abroad hoping to send employees to Switzerland for work, understanding the applicable Swiss immigration requirements is crucial.
Froriep
Who is liable for the damage if a hacker succeeds in initiating fraudulent transactions on a Swiss bank account?
Froriep
It has been 52 years since condominium ownership was established by law in Switzerland. As an alternative to buying one's own house, it has since then become an institution in Switzerland.
Froriep
Each one of the many ICOs on which we have advised or are advising have their own peculiarities and different treatment.
Froriep
In every Initial Token Offering (also known as Initial Coin Offering) we have to strive to create a token which will catch the interest of the community.
Bar & Karrer
Der vorliegende Beitrag ruft die rechtliche Qualifikation des Lohnausweises und die damit verbundenen strafund steuerrechtlichen Risiken in Erinnerung, welche insbesondere in spezielleren Konstellationen von Bedeutung sind.
Anaford Attorneys
New Zealand looks set to introduce changes to its land registration and purchase rules, which will effectively block buyers who are not ordinarily resident in or citizens of New Zealand...
Wenger Plattner
Extensive efforts are currently underway to bring data protection law in line with rapid technological developments.
Bar & Karrer
Il nuovo Regolamento europeo sulla protezione dei dati (GDPR) entrerà in vigore il 25 maggio 2018.
Bar & Karrer
What is the basis of environmental policy in your jurisdiction and which agencies/bodies administer and enforce environmental law?
Mandaris
Die Regeln hinsichtlich der Offenlegung sind über die Jahre hinweg allgegenwärtig geworden.
Mandaris
. Die meisten bis anhin angeführten Argumente und Vorbehalte greifen heute nicht mehr.
Mandaris
Asset holding structures and their uses have been the subject of frequent media misrepresentation.
Niederer Kraft & Frey
The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority revised the Circular 2008/7 "Outsourcing banks" ("Cir 2008/7") and published the final draft on 5 December 2017.
Prager Dreifuss
Lastly, U.S. citizens living in Switzerland will benefit from the increased lifetime exclusion amount so that fewer individuals will be subject to estate tax in the U.S.
Rihm Attorneys
Die heutige Dopingpolitik mit ihrer angeblichen Sorge um die Gesundheitsgefährdung von Spitzensportlern ist von Widersprüchen geprägt und möglicherweise verfassungswidrig.
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Prager Dreifuss
Be it in the Zug "Crypto Valley" or elsewhere, various large-scale Initial Coin Offerings or ICOs have recently been conducted in or from Switzerland. ICOs are a new instrument of raising capital...
Bar & Karrer
There are no specific rules in Swiss tax law on securities lending and borrowing ("SLB") or REPO transactions.
Bar & Karrer
There are no provisions in Swiss law that would explicitly direct a company to conduct an internal investigation.
Anaford Attorneys
We are pleased to announce that Anaford Attorneys has been shortlisted for the WealthBriefing Swiss Awards.
Bar & 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...
Bar & Karrer
In Switzerland, statistics show a trend where increasing numbers of corporate entities face prosecution.
Bar & Karrer
The FAC further held that in the case at hand the recommended resale prices would act as recommended maximum prices, hence not restricting competition.
Prager Dreifuss
Swiss restructuring and insolvency proceedings are mainly governed by the Swiss Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy Law (DEBA), which entered into force in 1892.
Baker & McKenzie
As previously reported (link), the Swiss Federal Supreme Court in a 2016 decision (1B_85/2016) took a rather narrow approach to the scope of legal privilege in connection ...
Dixcart
Various tax exemptions or concessions exist for holding companies in relation to federal and cantonal taxes when specific criteria are met.
Prager Dreifuss
Companies face a challenge when it comes to different compliance rules, with the legal framework applicable to data protection playing an important role in this process.
Bar & Karrer
The financial sector has undergone major developments in the past years and continues to be transformed by disruptive innovations as well as constant changes to the global regulatory framework.
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