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New Swiss rules on the distribution of foreign collective investment schemes in Switzerland what distributors should be aware of

Switzerland - February 15 2013 The Swiss Act on Collective Investment Schemes ("CISA") has recently been amended and will in its revised version enter into force on 1 March 2013

Certificates of Inheritance - legal framework in Switzerland

Switzerland - January 31 2017 According to a new leading case of the Federal Supreme Court, the recognition of a foreign certificate - in this case the certificate of inheritance

Q&A: work permits in Switzerland: navigation through the alps

European Union, Global, Switzerland - June 30 2016 There are several laws that intersect in complex ways, namely the Agreement on the Free Movement of Persons and the Foreign Nationals Act (FNA). To

Group cash pooling and intra-group loans decision of the Zurich Commercial Court

Switzerland - January 9 2014 In one of its recent decisions, the Zurich Commercial Court held in the context of a group cash pool agreement that loans granted by a company to its

Notes on the Swiss Federal Court's practice regarding the admissibility of sports law - related matters

Switzerland - February 11 2014 Awards of the Lausanne-based Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) can be challenged before the Swiss Federal Supreme Court (Federal Court) based on

The fine line between debt restructuring and bankruptcy proceedings

Switzerland - March 3 2017 Two recent Federal Supreme Court cases demonstrate that the two stages where the debt restructuring court assesses the prospects of restructuring are

Swiss Regulation of FinTech - Federal Council initiates consultation on new rules

Switzerland - February 7 2017 The rapid evolution in FinTech has not only attracted the attention of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) but eventually pushed

Certificates of Inheritance - legal framework in Switzerland

Switzerland - January 31 2017 According to a new leading case of the Federal Supreme Court, the recognition of a foreign certificate - in this case the certificate of inheritance

Ein kleiner Schritt für den Menschen, ein (relativ) grosser Schritt für den unrechtmässig Betriebenen

Switzerland - January 23 2017 Zu Unrecht erhobene Betreibungen können für Privatpersonen und Gesellschaften zu schweren Konsequenzen führen: Banken z.B. können aufgrund eines

Swiss Marital law

Switzerland - January 17 2017 If one person from the prospective spouses has Swiss citizenship or place of residence in Switzerland, the Swiss authorities are competent for the