Legal News

Scope and Interpretation of Arbitration Agreements

28 Jun 2021
The relatively large number of cases heard by the Swiss Federal Supreme Court in recent years shows that the interpretation of the objective and subjective scope of an arbitration agreement is an "evergreen" topic in arbitration proceedings. Petra [...]

Case Analysis: The Swiss Supreme Court denies a violation of the right to be heard and of the procedural public policy in decision 4A_187/2020 of February 23, 2021

14 Apr 2021
The Swiss Federal Supreme Court (SFSC) dismissed an appeal brought by the Kingdom of Spain against the final award rendered in the investment treaty arbitration PCA Case No 2012-14, ordering Spain to pay various amounts to certain claimant investors [...]

Bearer shares to be abolished – Need for action by companies

18 Oct 2019
Von Stefano Caldoro,, +41 44 250 29 29 On  September 27, 2019, the Swiss Federal Council decided to bring into force on November 1, 2019 the "Federal Act on the Implementation of Recommendations of the Global Forum on [...]

Marc Weber Wins Landmark Case in International Cultural Property Law: Highest Swiss Court Denies Italy’s Request for Return of Disputed da Vinci Work

04 Jun 2019
The owner of the oil painting attributed to Leonardo da Vinci was represented in the proceedings before the Swiss courts by our internationally renowned art law attorney Dr Marc Weber. The owner of the painting was sentenced to prison by the [...]

Export Controls and Sanctions Compliance

25 Feb 2019
On 29 January 2019, Stefano Caldoro held again a lecture on "Export Controls and Sanctions Compliance" for the Certificate Program Compliance Management (CM-HSG) at the Executive School of Management, Technology and Law (ES-HSG) of the University of [...]

June 2018

01 Jun 2018
Dr. Monika Gattiker moderates an interdisciplinary panel on the challenges of the significant cost increases in healtcare and the approach different healthcare systems and insurance schemes in different countries take to tackle the challenge at the [...]

Publication in the «Bergretter»

20 May 2018
Dr. Monika Gattiker comments a leading case on the coverage of salvage costs by the social healthcare insurance schemes. The administrative court of St. Gallen has ruled with a very conclusive argumentation that the costs to locate a missing person [...]

VLOG – Brexit – Your Business – Your Contracts

Adrian Plüss
22 Sep 2017
If you own a Limited or if you are doing business with the UK, you should watch our [...]