Pursuant to the decree, the Federal Council has announced the start of the Easter judicial vacations in civil and administrative…
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At its meeting on Wednesday, 26 February 2020, the Federal Council took note of the results of the consultation on the revision of the Code of Civil Procedure (CCP) and released the dispatch for the parliament. This was triggered by a motion submitted in November 2014, which demanded that the existing CCP be first examined for its suitability in practice and that the Federal Council then use the results to develop a draft with necessary adjustments. Purpose of this procedure was to adapt the CCP in a single draft and thus prevent it from being split into individual revision packages.
Mobile forms of work are trendy. Both employees and employers benefit from the additional flexibility in work performance. Start-ups and large companies have recognized that the possibility of performing part of the work outside the company increases their attractiveness as an employer. Mobile working means mutual trust. The foundations for this should be laid down in an agreement. Read more about this in the current article from our employment law experts.
In decision 4A_416/2019, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court had the opportunity to comment fundamentally on the question of the claimant’s…
The tax burden between the cantons and also between municipalities within the same canton may vary considerably. Our examples of the corporate tax rates and tax rates for individuals for 2020 tax year provide a first overview.
The motivation for the revision of the statute of limitations was the unsatisfactory situation in connection with asbestos victims and…
Today, the United Kingdom is leaving the EU after a long period of negotiations on its conditions. So, what is changing today? Our employment law experts will answer the most urgent questions from a Swiss perspective.
Our tax experts address the most relevant questions regarding the real estate gains tax in Switzerland, with a particular focus on the Cantons of Zug, Zurich and Lucerne.
During its meeting held on 15 January 2020, the Swiss Federal Council took note of the recent developments regarding so-called stable coins. Stable Coins are blockchain-based tokens that are backed with assets in order to minimize fluctuations in value.
In this article, our Swiss employment law specialists answer the most important questions on the subject of vacation.
Dear Clients and Business Partners, To respond to the challenges caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the team of Reichlin Hess…
Reichlin Hess represented a client (employer) in the super provisional execution of a non-competition clause foreseen in an employment agreement. In a partial approval of the request, the employee was prohibited by the competent court from using documents of the former employer and from contacting its customers and suppliers. This result is pleasing for the client, as it allows its legitimate interests of confidentiality to be safeguarded.
Our Swiss legal and tax specialists successfully assisted in a cross-border merger from Switzerland to Austria.
Since January 1, 2020, Simon Fricker is supporting the team of Reichlin Hess. With this appointment Reichlin Hess continues to grow in the areas of employment law and litigation.
We are proud to have supported MachinaWare AG through a successful seed financing round of CHF 1 million. As a promising blockchain startup in the Crypto Valley, MachinaWare AG will now be able to accelerate development and growth for the official launch in 2020.
A successful defense of our client against two appeals from different bidders in a tender procedure in the Canton of Berne.
We are happy to welcome Dominic Baumgartner as a Attorney at Law and Notary Public in our team! His main practice areas are corporate and commercial law, litigation and national and international arbitration, advice on and drafting of contracts, the law on debt enforcement and bankruptcy and sports law.
We are happy to announce the new members to the partnership of our firm as per 1 January 2019.
We are pleased to have assisted in the regulatory clarification of a new security token offering in Switzerland. The token to be sold should grant the owners a participation in the future turnover of the company.
With the support of our experts in crypto and AML regulations we have successfully registered a new crypto exchange with a self-regulating organization in Zug, Switzerland.