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Warranties in supply contracts - Switzerland

Switzerland - November 23 2015 In general, the same provisions of the Swiss Code of Obligations apply for B2B contracts as well as for sales contracts vis-à-vis consumers

Switzerland - Federal Court confirms Refund of Withholding Tax for Investments held through Collective Investment Schemes

Switzerland - December 28 2016 By judgement dated 15 September 2016, the Swiss Federal Court overturned a decision of the Federal Tax Administration which had rejected the claim

CMS guide to electricity - Switzerland

Switzerland - September 1 2015 Although Switzerland is a non EU-member state, Switzerland and the EU have been closely cooperating for many years. Since 2007 Switzerland has been

Fallout of FATF mutual evaluation report on Switzerland

Switzerland - December 4 2017 In the aftermath of the fourth mutual evaluation of Switzerland's dispositive to combat money laundering and terrorist financing by the Financial

Decision of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court in the Gaba Gebro case - Tightened standards in Swiss competition law

Switzerland, United Kingdom - May 30 2017 On 21 April 2017, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court published its decision in the case regarding the manufacturing and distribution of Elmex products

More Cocoa Powder for the Swiss? The Swiss view on the "Nutella gap"

Switzerland - December 5 2017 Should Ferrero, the producer of Nutella, be hindered to produce a Swiss-style Nutella just for the Swiss market with more cocoa powder than the

Fallout of FATF mutual evaluation report on Switzerland

Switzerland - December 4 2017 In the aftermath of the fourth mutual evaluation of Switzerland's dispositive to combat money laundering and terrorist financing by the Financial

Swiss non-discrimination principles may prevent recognition of Sharia-based inheritance and probate documents in Switzerland

Switzerland - November 7 2017 In a recent decision (BGE 143 III 51, 21 November 2016), the Swiss Federal Tribunal refused the recognition of a certificate of inheritance ("acte

Objective scope of res judicata of arbitral awards - Is there room for discretion?

Switzerland - October 2 2017 In its landmark decision DFT 141 III 229 dated 29 May 2015 - also known as the "US law firm decision" - the Swiss Federal Tribunal confirmed

Switzerland Upcoming Amendments to Federal VAT Act

Switzerland - August 25 2017 On 2 June 2017, the Swiss Federal Council set the agenda for a partial revision of the Federal Act on VAT. The partial revision makes a number of