15 February 2018
Piercing the corporate veil in debt enforcement
Can a creditor, for the purposes of enforcement against the debtor company, access the assets of the individual shareholders? Can the real estate owned by a family foundation be seized, or property owned by the foundation be utilised, against the founder's debts for the enforcement of tax debts of a founder? These and other questions arise in the context of the so-called "piercing of the corporate veil".
12 February 2018
"US Spotlight" blog series: demystifying Swiss arbitration for the US litigator (Volume 10 of 10)
This blog series provides the US litigator with a practical understanding of Swiss arbitration. It compares a Swiss arbitral proceeding under the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration ("Swiss Rules"), though other rules, e.g., the International Chamber of Commerce ("ICC") Rules, are often used, with a dispute in US Federal District Court ("USDC").
01 February 2018
When does an application for legal protection in clear cases make sense?
Legal protection in clear cases – What is the goal?
If the merits of a claim are clear, long and expensive lawsuits should be avoided. In such situations, a judgment can be obtained quickly and at less expense by means of legal protection in clear cases.