05 October 2017

Home-Office for Cross-border Commuters – a Minefield

If alternative forms of employment are offered in a cross-border context, this can lead to unforeseen legal consequences. For example, if a cross-border worker works from home in his home country for more than one day a week, there is a risk that:

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15 May 2017

Opportunity or deadlock?

The SVP and the association "Action for an Independent and Neutral Switzerland" (AINS) are far from being comfortable with the freedom of movement of persons agreement with the EU. By means of three proposals, they are attacking this freedom of movement: The freedom of movement of persons should no longer be allowed; the freedom of movement of persons should be denounced; or the principle of freedom of movement of persons should be absolutely prohibited.

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08 May 2017

Work permit for business trips to Switzerland?

The question of whether a Schengen visa is sufficient for third-country nationals in Switzerland for a brief business stay or whether a special permit ("Permit") is required is raised repeatedly. In case of doubt, it is advisable to apply for a Permit.

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