Your team for Swiss Law, Tax & Compliance

Our lawyers, tax experts and notaries are organized under the direction of experienced partners in practice teams, covering all areas of commercial law. Our breadth of practice ensures we have the right team available for every mandate and client. Our offices can be found in Zurich and Basel, the two largest business centers of Switzerland.



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Innovation-Hub Switzerland

This year, our traditional autumn event is dedicated to the topic of innovation. Switzerland has currently been developing as an innovation-hub, powered by the Swiss universities and the other educational facilities on one hand and by the economy on the other hand. Countless topics, such as mobility, renewable resources, collection and use of data, cyber security, new employment models or alternative financing arrangements open lots of opportunities, but at the same time create new challenges from an economical, legal and technical perspective.

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)
Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) are a new type of corporate financing. However, various legal, regulatory and tax-related pitfalls require careful planning and analysis of the specific instruments.

E-Sports: a Football World Cup with 20 Million Participants
Thousands of fans cheer them on their way into the arena, millions more are glued to their screens at home to see them in action. The talk is not about the football stars of this year's World Cup, but e-athletes. E-sports is not as far away from recognition as a sport, as one would believe.

Legal Challenges and Pitfalls for Start-up Companies - 48 Common Questions and Answers
Transforming a business idea into reality requires a legal implementation plan. 48 questions and answers address key issues that typically arise in start-up situations. Early planning can help avoid costly mistakes.

Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Edge Computing: «Legal Engineering» for New Digital Business Models (DE)
"Connected things" of all kinds and the processing of exponentially growing amounts of data by algorithms with cognitive capabilities enable new digital business models that would have been unthinkable until recently. Competent legal advice therefore also includes an understanding of technology trends and the associated opportunities and risks. 

Digital Business Law Bites

Series Digital Business Law Bites

Over the last 25 years, digitalization has captured all business sectors and in some cases  turned them upside down.

With the "Digital Business Law Bites" series, we give a small insight into our abundant experience and client projects in the field of digital business processes.

Am 25. Mai 2018 tritt die EU-Datenschutzgrundverordnung (DSGVO) in Kraft. Die erhöhten Anforderungen an den Umgang mit personenbezogenen Daten werden...

On 1 March 2018, the totally revised Federal Mail and Telecommunications Surveillance Act (MTSA/"BÜPF") and its five implementing Ordinances entered...



VISCHER continues to be ranked highly in the recently published Chambers Europe 2019 edition. 19 partners across 11 practice areas have been...


Das Stimmvolk des Kantons Basel-Stadt hat am 10. Februar 2019 dem Basler Kompromiss zur Umsetzung der Steuervorlage 17 zugestimmt. Nun hat der...


VISCHER continues to be ranked highly in the recently published Chambers Global 2019 edition. Many of our partners are also ranked as individuals.



Die Stimmbevölkerung des Kantons Basel-Stadt hat am 10. Februar 2019 dem Basler Kompromiss zur Umsetzung der Steuervorlage zugestimmt. Der Basler...


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