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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...
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
A proposed new class action procedure should allow companies to make a ‘clean break' while facilitating a more efficient dispute resolution process overall.
Prager Dreifuss
Dr. Urs Feller und Nina Lim besprechen die neuen Instrumente des kollektiven Rechtschutzes. Die Vorschläge des Bundesrats sollen die kollektive Rechtsdurchsetzung in der Schweiz bei einer Vielzahl von Geschädigten verbessern und stärken.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
L'Avant-Projet relatif à la révision partielle du Code de procédure civile suisse (CPC) a été soumis à consultation le 2 mars 2018. Il vise principalement à renforcer l'exercice collectif des droits.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Am 2. März 2018 wurde die Vernehmlassung zu einer Teilrevision der Schweizerischen Zivilprozessordnung (ZPO) eröffnet. Der Vorentwurf bezweckt insbesondere eine Stärkung des kollektiven Rechtsschutzes.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
On 2 March 2018, the Swiss Federal Council initiated the consultation phase regarding a partial revision of the Swiss Civil Procedure Code (CPC).
Gabriel Arbitration AG
Set-off situations are frequent in international arbitration and are treated differently in common law and civil law jurisdictions. The present article analyses set-off from a Swiss civil law perspective...
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.
Prager Dreifuss
The judge in Swiss civil proceedings primarily has a case management role.
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 . . .
Baer & Karrer
Vorab sei bezüglich Sachverhalt, Prozessgeschichte und Erwägungen ergänzend auf den Beitrag von Roberto Fornito in dieser Angelegenheit hingewiesen.
Baer & Karrer
SWITZERLAND'S POPULARITY as a hub for trust administration and related services has increased continuously in the past few years, and so has the number of litigation matters involving trust structures.
Prager Dreifuss
In Switzerland, civil litigation is usually preceded by a mandatory conciliation phase that generally takes place before the local conciliation authority of the commune in which the defendant resides.
Prager Dreifuss
In Switzerland, litigation is usually preceded by an attempt at conciliation before a conciliation authority.
Prager Dreifuss
Until recently, the question, who is entitled to appeal against a cantonal judgment granting international judicial assis­tance in civil matters was unclear since Swiss cantons did not follow a uniform practice.
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