Litigation and enforcement in Switzerland: overview
Dr. Urs Feller, Marcel Frey and Bernhard Lauterburg address key practical issues concerning dispute resolution in Switzerland in a Q&A format that gives a structured overview of matters ranging from court procedures; fees and funding; interim remedies (including attachment orders); disclosure; expert evidence; appeals; class actions; enforcement; cross-border issues; the use of ADR; and currently discussed reforms.
Class Actions in Switzerland
Dr. Urs Feller and Nina Lim discuss the new instruments proposed by the Swiss Federal Council in order to enhance and strengthen the collective enforcement in Switzerland when a large number of damaged parties is involved.
LexisNexis Dispute Resolution Law Guide 2018
Dr. Urs Feller, Marcel Frey and Nina Lim analyze the Swiss civil procedure system and discuss aspects such as structure and process of the court system, litigation funding, enforcement, class actions and alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.
Cutting-edge ways of introducing and taking evidence – session report
The co-moderators Christian Casanova (Prager Dreifuss) and Cedric Chao (DLA Piper) summarise in this session report the discussions of the panel ‘Cutting-edge ways of introducing and taking evidence’, held at the IBA Annual Litigation Forum Conference in Zurich on 3-5 May 2017. The panel highlighted the possibilites new technologies and big data provide in aiding in the collection of data for court use, in the evaluation of potential jurors, and in the processing and presentation of large data amounts to courts, while also exploring the ethical and legal boundaries of the use technology.
Sovereign immunity – Switzerland
Dr. Urs Feller and Marcel Frey give an overview on strategies and conditions for successful enforcement of judgements and arbitral awards against foreign state assets located in Switzerland.