New Swiss Corporation Law

Virtual General Meeting of Private Companies: Waiver of the Independent Proxy - Teleological Navigation between Legislative Model and Fall from Grace

Adoption Leave

Since 1 January 2023, employees who adopt a child are entitled to a two-week adoption leave.

The Capital Band in Practice

The revision of stock corporation law as of January 1, 2023 is just around the corner. In particular with regard to the capital band, a number of questions arise concerning its application in practice.

Prohibition of Gifts as of 1.1.2023 – A Testator Who Disposes of His/Her Estate by Inheritance Contract May No Longer (Unilaterally) Make Any Gifts.

If spouses conclude an inheritance contract but would still like to be able to make gifts (after the death of the first spouse), this must now be explicitly mentioned in the inheritance contract. Why a inheritance contract? In practice, an inheritance contract is usually created when a testator wishes to benefit his/her husband or wife (“spouse”) as comprehensively as possible....