01 March 2018
One, two, three – inflation of experts in arbitration?
The Annual Conference of the Swiss Arbitration Association that took place in Zurich on 2 February 2018 (conference materials and some impressions from the conference) dealt with conflicting assumptions on expert evidence in arbitration and with the question of how to handle them in practice. During the lively debate, the "cultural clash" between the common law approach and the civil law position appeared more vigorous than I had anticipated.Read more
26 February 2018
What are you getting into when buying Shares in a Swiss Target?
Shareholder Activism Series: A Primer on the Swiss Legal Framework
This blog series puts the spotlight on legal issues relevant to activist shareholders and event-driven institutional investors in Swiss target companies and introduces market participants from abroad to the pillars of Switzerland's legal framework.
22 February 2018
Notification requirement for employers with job vacancies
Adjustment of your recruiting process
As from July 1, 2018, companies in a sector with high unemployment rates will have to notify and register job vacancies. This enables registered job seekers to apply for a suitable position before companies may publish it on the market.Read more