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Swiss substantive law: an excellent choice of the applicable law in cross-border contracts

Swiss substantive law: an excellent choice of the applicable law in cross-border contracts

Swiss substantive law as the applicable law in cross-border contracts is an excellent choice, as it is stable, flexible, and pragmatic.

Safety on construction sites: The revised construction work ordinance

Safety on construction sites: The revised construction work ordinance

Health and Safety on construction sites: Raphael Butz and Pauline Pfirter present the revised Construction Work Ordinance.

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How young foreign professionals can easily obtain a Swiss work permit

Young foreign professionals can work in Switzerland even without fulfilling the legal admission requirements - thanks to various Stagiare agreements.

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Wealth tax and how it can be reduced - Part 1

In this first part of their blog post, Adrian Briner and Annika Lundin explain wealth tax and how the place of residence affects the amount of wealth tax.

New non-financial reporting requirements. National and international developmtents

New non-financial reporting requirements. National and international developmtents

Despite the failure of the Corporate Responsibility Initiative ("CRI") at the ballot box in November 2020, corporate social responsibility ("CSR")...

E-mail Service Also Subject to Limited Telecom Surveillance Only

E-mail Service Also Subject to Limited Telecom Surveillance Only

The Swiss Federal Administrative Court doesn't consider e-mail to be a telecom-munications service. We elaborate the impacts for the monitoring of OTT services.

Swiss law and Swiss venue (or arbitration) in contractual negotiations

Swiss law and Swiss venue (or arbitration) in contractual negotiations

When advising clients, we often encounter situations where negotiating parties, having agreed upon the commercial terms of their contract, need to come to terms with regard to jurisdiction and applicable law at the eleventh hour.

Arbitration in Switzerland

Arbitration in Switzerland

Choosing Swiss-seated arbitration, whether or not in combination with Swiss substantive law as the governing law, is a wise choice for contractual parties.

New legal requirements for companies in cases of suspected child labour

New legal requirements for companies in cases of suspected child labour

Suspected child labour: Pauline Pfirter presents the new due diligence and transparency obligations for affected companies.

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Switzerland as the venue of choice for commercial disputes

For Chinese companies to deal with commercial disputes, including disputes with non-Swiss companies, Swiss law and jurisdiction are excellent choices.

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