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COVID-19 Deferral of Bankruptcy Filing in Switzerland

COVID-19 Deferral of Bankruptcy Filing in Switzerland

Answers to the five most important questions regarding the Swiss COVID-19 rules on defer-ral of bankruptcy filings and the related directors' duties.

New credit-card sized work and residence permits

New credit-card sized work and residence permits

Replacement of the paper Swiss foreigners' permits by credit card format.

COVID-19 and Duties of a Swiss Subsidiary's Directors

COVID-19 and Duties of a Swiss Subsidiary's Directors

Explanation of a Swiss subsidiary's board of directors' dilemma and duties in times of COVID-19.

Back to work despite COVID-19: Duty of care versus right to give instructions

Back to work despite COVID-19: Duty of care versus right to give instructions

In times of COVID-19, employers particularly have to reconcile their duty of care towards their employees with business interests.

"Help is on the way" - The Swiss COVID-19 Insolvency Law Ordinance

"Help is on the way" - The Swiss COVID-19 Insolvency Law Ordinance

Explanation of the new Swiss COVID-19 Insolvency Ordinance and the three important implications for Swiss bankruptcy law.

Economic crisis situations: Flexible deployment of employees

Economic crisis situations: Flexible deployment of employees

In economic crisis situations, jobs can be saved, among other things, through flexible deployment of employees.

Reform of the withholding tax – Swiss government initiates consultation

Reform of the withholding tax – Swiss government initiates consultation

Proposal on Swiss withholding tax. Exemption of foreign investors should strengthen the debt market. Loophole for Swiss individuals to be closed.

How does the coronavirus affect contracts under Swiss law?

How does the coronavirus affect contracts under Swiss law?

Answers to the nine most important questions about the impact of coronavirus on contracts under Swiss law, force majeure and contract modifications.

Lockdown instead of Easter holidays

Lockdown instead of Easter holidays

The most important answers regarding vacation and overtime compensation during RWH.

The impact of COVID-19 on M&A transactions

The impact of COVID-19 on M&A transactions

Focus on M&A transactions, in particular due diligence, negotiations of terms, share purchase agreements and management of interim periods.

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