What Revision of Swiss Data Protection Act Means
On September 15, the Swiss Federal Council published a bill for the comprehensive Revision of the Swiss Federal Data Protection Act. Dr. Hans-Ulrich Brunner and Raphael Keller present some of the key features of the bill, which will have a big impact on enterprises in Switzerland and their need to adjust compliance in data protection law.
Joint Ventures 2018: Country Chapter Switzerland
Due to its competitive tax regime, the availability of qualified personnel, well developed service sector and geographical location, Switzerland is an excellent location for domestic and cross-border joint ventures. Daniel Hayek and Alexander Flink address the key questions in relation to joint ventures in Switzerland.
Data protection in the due diligence of M&A transactions
Dr. Andreas Moll, Matthias Bürge and Charlotte Rupf assess the importance of data protection in the due diligence process of M&A transactions. They discuss the applicable data protection rules and issues. Furthermore, they provide practical recommendations how to mitigate data protection issues.
Restructuring Merger with minority Shareholders
Dr. Roland Böhi explains the tax implications of a restructuring merger between sister companies in a situation where minority shareholders now hold shares in the merged company in exchange for restructuring measures.
Brexit: Why the UK may consider taking the Swiss approach
Daniel Hayek and Mark Meili discuss the impact of Brexit on jurisdiction clauses and consider that the UK may follow the Swiss approach to replace the Brussels regulation.