Validity of conditions precedent confirmed by Supreme Court
The Federal Supreme Court has decided a long time disputed issue.
Administrative Assistance in tax matters – focus on UBS
Q & A on various aspects of the administrative assistance procedure in tax matters, highlighting the situation of UBS-clients and the respective treaty between US and Switzerland.
Dispute Resolution Country Q&A Switzerland
Article on the main principles of dispute resolution in Switzerland (litigation and arbitration) in civil matters under the new Code of Civil Procedure in Q&A Format.
Practical implications for directors of a financially impaired company under Swiss law
This article tries to provide a brief overview of the problems which directors of a financially impaired company are facing under Swiss law. After discussing the directors’ duties, it summarises the statutory provisions aimed at protecting the existence of the company on the one hand and the interests of creditors on the other. Finally, it concentrates on the rules to be observed in connection with attempts at arranging for a private financial restructuring in a situation where the liabilities of the company already exceed its assets.
Overview on selected aspects of Swiss insurance contract law
A quick reference guide to Swiss insurance contract law.