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Handelsrecht. Aus handelsrechtlicher Sicht liegt eine Sanierungsfusion dann vor...
Bar & Karrer
With the growing interest of institutional investors in Swiss listed companies the influence of proxy advisors has also risen.
Bar & Karrer
Der Wegfall des Holdingprivilegs mit der Unternehmenssteuerreform III (USR III) wird die Steuerlandschaft in der Schweiz verändern.
Rihm Attorneys
The Canton of Zurich had for quite some time the practise to levy wealth taxes with start-up entrepreneurs based on the monies raised in one or more recent financing rounds.
Bar & Karrer
SWITZERLAND'S POPULARITY as a hub for trust administration and related services has increased continuously in the past few years, and so has the number of litigation matters involving trust structures.
Bar & Karrer
Efforts to amend the EU Shareholder Rights Directive have lost momentum. The most recent resolution of an EU institution has been passed more than a year ago by the EU parliament.
Bar & Karrer
Commercial arbitration is constantly trying to improve in order to meet the needs of its users and to address the challenges of a changing world.
Bar & Karrer
In a recently released decision (6B_124/2016 dated 11 October 2016), the Swiss Federal Supreme Court (SFSC) held, for the very first time, that the criminal liability of corporations and undertakings...
Bar & Karrer
Have there been any recent changes in the enforcement of anti-corruption regulations?
Bar & Karrer
The purpose of this briefing is to summarize the SFSC's reasoning and anticipate the practical impact of this latest case law for corporations, in particular financial intermediaries subject to the AMLA...
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What are the most common types of private equity transactions in your jurisdiction? What is the current state of the market for these transactions?
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In a recently released milestone decision, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court held, for the very first time, that the duty of financial intermediaries to report suspicions of money laundering...
MME Legal | Tax | Compliance
Das Verwaltungsratsforum 2016 wird unter dem Titel "Reputation und Reputationsmanagement als Aufgaben des Verwaltungsrates" am 15. November 2016 von 13.30 – 18.30 im Zurich Development Center, Zürich stattfinden.
MME Legal | Tax | Compliance
Das Verwaltungsratsforum 2015 wird unter dem Titel "Standort Schweiz: Herausforderungen für den Verwaltungsrat" am 12. November 2015 von 13.30 – 19.00 im Zurich Development Center, Zürich stattfinden.
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Already on September 1st 2015 the Federal Act on Private Security Services Provided Abroad PSSA entered into force.
Bar & Karrer
Use the Lexology Navigator tool to compare the answers in this article with those from 20+ other jurisdictions. What are the potential outcomes of the merger investigation? Please include reference to potential remedies...
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Daniel Hayek und Mark Meili besprechen die Auswirkungen des Brexit auf Gerichtsstandsklauseln. Um die Brüssel-I-Verordnung (Brüssel-Ia-VO) zu ersetzen, könnte das Vereinigte Königreich den Schweizer Ansatz verfolgen.
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Kleine und mittlere Unternehmen (KMU) und vor allem auch Familienunternehmen bilden das Rückgrat der schweizerischen Volkswirtschaft.
Bar & Karrer
The main source of law for Swiss governance rules is the company law contained in Articles 620ss of the Swiss Code of Obligations (CO).
Bar & Karrer
Art. 20 der Verordnung gegen übermässige Vergütungen bei börsenkotierten Gesellschaften (VegüV) führt die Formen der Vergütung an Mitglieder des Verwaltungsra­tes, der Geschäftsleitung und des Beirates auf, die unzu­lässig sind.
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Der Wegfall des Holdingprivilegs mit der Unternehmenssteuerreform III (USR III) wird die Steuerlandschaft in der Schweiz verändern.
Bar & Karrer
SWITZERLAND'S POPULARITY as a hub for trust administration and related services has increased continuously in the past few years, and so has the number of litigation matters involving trust structures.
Bar & Karrer
On 1 July 2015, a new Swiss law entered into force to implement the recommendations of the international Groupe d'action financière (GAFI) aimed at preventing money laundering and tax evasion.
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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.
Bar & Karrer
Efforts to amend the EU Shareholder Rights Directive have lost momentum. The most recent resolution of an EU institution has been passed more than a year ago by the EU parliament.
Rihm Attorneys
The Canton of Zurich had for quite some time the practise to levy wealth taxes with start-up entrepreneurs based on the monies raised in one or more recent financing rounds.
Bar & Karrer
Have there been any recent changes in the enforcement of anti-corruption regulations?
Froriep
En parallèle d'un développement grandissant d'initiatives liées à la responsabilité sociale de l'entreprise, de plus en plus d'individus s'intéressent à lancer un projet qui combine un modèle d'affaires avec un impact sociétal et environnemental: ce qu'on appelle au niveau international une entreprise sociale.
Bar & Karrer
The purchase and sale of corporate entities, and of their assets and liabilities, are mainly governed by the Swiss Code of Obligations (which includes corporate law and the statutory provisions on the purchase and sale of goods).
Bar & Karrer
In a recently released decision (6B_124/2016 dated 11 October 2016), the Swiss Federal Supreme Court (SFSC) held, for the very first time, that the criminal liability of corporations and undertakings...
Bar & Karrer
What are the most common types of private equity transactions in your jurisdiction? What is the current state of the market for these transactions?
Prager Dreifuss
Until the middle of last year, it was possible to hold shares in Swiss private companies on an anonymous basis.
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