Sechseläutenplatz Zürich

Recent News


Corporate criminal liability: Clarification by the Federal Tribunal

Urs Feller and Marcel Frey examine the clarification offered by the Federal Tribunal in a recent decision on the prerequisites for the primary criminal liability of corporate entities.

Prager Dreifuss Newsletter – July 2016: Criminalizing corruption – New criminal provisions on private bribery

In the July 2016 newsletter, Dr. Urs Feller and Marcel Frey present the criminal provision combatting private bribery that has been transposed into the Swiss Criminal Code as of July 1, 2016. The authors review the background and scope of the criminal norm and give an outlook on the consequences and measures for private individuals and companies.

Disclosure of bank details: who has the right to object

Dr. Urs Feller and Marcel Frey discuss the implications of a recent Federal Tribunal decision pertaining to the issue of standing of account holders and beneficial owners in proceedings concering mutual legal assistance requests requesting the disclosure of bank client data.

by Dr. Urs Feller and Marcel Frey in The Lawyer, March 2016
April 2016

Tax fraud and Big Crime

Christoph Graber und Martin Zaugg besprechen die neusten Änderungen in der Geldwäschereigesetzgebung, welche voraussichtlich am 1. Januar 2016 in Kraft treten werden. Die Autoren gehen insbesondere auf die erhöhten Haftungsrisiken von Finanzintermediären ein.

by Dr. Christoph K. Graber in The Lawyer
April 2015

Money laundering by omission – a landmark decision by the Swiss Federal Tribunal

Review of a decision by the Swiss Federal Tribunal that money laundering according to the Swiss Criminal Code can be committed by omission if the perpetrator is under a special duty of care

by Dr. Urs Feller and Marcel Frey in Newsletter of the International Bar Association, Criminal Law Section News
September 2011