13 November 2017

Discovery (viz., the lack thereof)

"US Spotlight" blog series: demystifying Swiss arbitration for the US litigator (Volume 5 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").

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01 November 2017

#metoo: sexual harassment in the workplace

Employers in conflict between the duty to protect and the presumption of innocence

At present, the topic is all over social media as part of the #metoo campaign. Employers confronted with such a harassment complaint generally have various disciplinary measures open to them. At the same time, however, they have a duty of care towards both the victim and the accused person.

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23 October 2017

Evidence

"US Spotlight" blog series: demystifying Swiss arbitration for the US litigator (Volume 4 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").

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