25 October 2018
Swiss Civil Procedure Law in a Nutshell (Volume 6 of 12)
This blog series provides litigators and corporate counsel from other jurisdictions with a practical understanding of the mechanics, advantages, and limits of litigation before State Courts in Switzerland.Read more
08 October 2018
How are the Powers of Shareholders and Management delineated?
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.Read more
01 October 2018
No 120-day permits for EU/EFTA nationals?
The so-called "120-day permits" (permits limited to 120 days within 12 months) are popular among foreign workers and their employers. They are not bound by the usual quota limitation applicable to work permits for foreign workers from third countries. However, it is a common misconception that the 120-day permit can be used for any kind of set up where a foreign worker is meant to work in Switzerland during a maximum of 120 days over the course of 12 months. An important differentiation in the law between EU/EFTA and third-country nationals (to the disadvantage of EU/EFTA nationals!) needs to be considered in this context.Read more