Annual Review Bankruptcy & Restructuring
In the 2019 edition of the Annual Review of Bankruptcy & Restructuring, Daniel Hayek and Mark Meili discuss the current economic situation in Switzerland and its impact on corporate bankruptcies and insolvencies. Further, the authors provide an overview over recent legislative developments as well as trends in cross-border insolvencies.
New ruling regarding joint and several tax liability of directors
The tax team discusses a new ruling of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court regarding the joint and several tax liability of board members in case of a factual liquidation and its impact.
Right to be heard vs. “surprising” contract interpretation
Urs Feller and Andreas Schregenberger explain why an appeal against an award based on a “surprising” contract interpretation may as a rule not be successful.
The International Comparative Legal Guide: Project Finance 2019 Switzerland
In the 2019 edition of the International Comparative Legal Guide to Project Finance, Daniel Hayek and Mark Meili discuss common issues in project finance laws and regulations in Switzerland – including security, bankruptcy, restrictions on investments, insurance and arbitration.
Tax Newsletter April 2019: Implementation of Multilateral Instrument (MLI) in Switzerland
As part of the BEPS Project, the OECD has developed the Multilateral Instrument (MLI) to efficiently modify a large number of bilateral tax treaties. Switzerland has signed the MLI and it has been ratified by the Parliament on 22 March 2019.