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Switzerland, Safe Harbor, and Safe Harbor 2.0 updates
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • European Union, Switzerland, USA
  • November 19 2015

The Swiss Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) recently announced that the U.S.-Swiss safe harbor is "no longer sufficient" to

Trading in OTC derivatives new Swiss regulation for financial and non-financial institutions
  • European Union, Switzerland
  • February 25 2014

On December 13, 2013, the Federal Council presented a first bill for consultation for a new Financial Market Infrastructure Act ("Pre-draft FMIA"

MiFID 2 what to expect in Switzerland?
  • Eversheds LLP
  • European Union, Switzerland
  • June 26 2014

The European Commission and the European Parliament agreed on the updatedMarkets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID 2) and on the Markets in

Exit taxes and Europe - where are we now?
  • Eversheds LLP
  • Ireland, Italy, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Belgium, Denmark, European Union, France, Germany
  • September 17 2012

For many international groups, flexibility to move businesses, personnel, and assets cross border can be important to react to commercial changes and new opportunities

The new EU succession regulation how will Switzerland be affected?
  • Bär & Karrer
  • European Union, Switzerland
  • August 11 2015

In order to harmonize the conflict of law rules on cross-border successions, the EU enacted the "EU Succession Regulation" ("the Regulation") in 2012

Dealing with diversity - global workplace discrimination law and practice
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Arab Emirates, USA, Hong Kong, India, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Brazil, Canada, China, European Union
  • September 30 2015

Receiving complaints of discrimination, harassment or victimisation can be especially worrying and stressful for employers. In addition to

FAQs on the CJEU Judgment on the US-EU Safe Harbor Program
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, Ireland, Switzerland, USA
  • October 21 2015

The Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU"), following the opinion of the Advocate General, invalidated European Commission Decision 2000520

Revision of Swiss food law following new European Information Regulation
  • Eversheds LLP
  • European Union, Switzerland
  • July 3 2012

At the occasion of the 7th Food Law Meeting of Wädenswil in May 2012, dedicated to an update on EU Food Law, Adrian Kunz, the representative of Swiss Food Law Authorities (BAG) gave a review on the legislation process in Switzerland following the entering into force of the new European Information Regulation

EU-US Safe Harbor Agreement declared invalid: the view from Switzerland
  • European Union, Switzerland, USA
  • October 12 2015

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) held in its decision of 6 October that the U.S.EU Safe Harbor Agreement (the Agreement) does not

Notes on the groundbreaking judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in the proceedings Howald Moor et al. against Switzerland dated 11 March 2014
  • European Union, Switzerland
  • June 2 2014

The European Court of Human Rights rendered a groundbreaking judgment regarding the application of limitation periods under Swiss law in cases of