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Prager Dreifuss
On the basis of its constitutional authority to legislate by issuing direct orders to maintain public order, the Swiss Federal Council on April 16, 2020...
Lenz & Staehelin
The Coronavirus-pandemic further affects the Swiss judicial system.
Baer & Karrer
In order to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on judicial proceedings, the Federal Council extended, by means of an ordinance issued on 20 March 2020, the Easter holiday court recess
Froriep
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Baer & Karrer
On 26 February 2020, the Swiss Federal Council published the draft bill for a light revision of the Swiss Civil Procedure Code ("CPC").
Altenburger Ltd legal + tax
In nessun altro campo come in quello giudiziario ancor'oggi si lavora rigorosamente in "modo cartaceo" – questa realtà sta per cambiare: la magistratura svizzera si digitalizza.
Altenburger Ltd legal + tax
A partial action is one in which a creditor only claims part of the debt owed against the debtor in court.
Baer & Karrer
Switzerland is a contracting party to the New York Convention. It entered into force on 30 August 1965.
Niederer Kraft Frey AG
International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Switzerland, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Prager Dreifuss
Obtaining a final and binding judgment ordering the adversary party to pay a substantial sum to the claimant may raise the hope to have arrived at the end of a dispute.
Prager Dreifuss
Beim Erhalt eines endgültigen und verbindlichen Urteils, in dem die gegnerische Partei zur Zahlung eines substantiellen Betrags an die Klägerin aufgefordert wird, kann die Hoffnung aufkommen, am Ende des Konflikts angelangt zu sein. Des Öfteren missachtet die unterlegene Partei jedoch ein solches Urteil, was zur Notwendigkeit
Baer & Karrer
Under Swiss law, the sealing of evidence is a procedural tool available for the purposes of paralysing the effects of a criminal seizure or production order.
Suter Howald Rechtsanwalte
Aktuell können grundsätzlich alle Betreibungen beim Betreibungsamt durch Dritte eingesehen werden, sofern sie ein Interesse glaubhaft machen.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
On 15 June 2018, the Swiss parliament passed a revision of the statute of limitations. A special category of damages was created, namely personal injuries, to which a relative limitation period of three years ...
Froriep
For companies domiciled in Switzerland or other parties wishing to avert an impending lawsuit abroad in Switzerland or before Swiss courts ...
Baer & Karrer
Switzerland is a civil law jurisdiction. Accordingly, the primary sources of legal authority are written codes and statutes, whereas case law is of less importance than in common law jurisdictions.
Baer & Karrer
Sans prétention à l'exhaustivité, la présente chronique résume certains des arrêts les plus importants rendus par le Tribunal federal (TF) en matière de procédure pénale au cours de l'année 2016.
Rihm Attorneys
In a decision rendered on March 2, 2017, the Swiss Supreme Court ruled that a sole arbitrator did not violate fundamental procedural principles and/or a party's right to be appropriately heard by . . .
Rihm Attorneys
The Swiss Federal Criminal Court in Bellinzona ruled that an accused party may personally participate in cases where the Swiss Federal Attorneys Office takes evidence abroad via the means of international criminal assistance procedures.
Rihm Attorneys
Global surveys on the international arbitration scene published in 2015 continue to name Switzerland as one of the leading places for international arbitration along with London, Paris, Singapore and Hong Kong.
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