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Switzerland is introducing a new prospectus regime which enters into force on 1 January 2020 with a phase-in period of at least nine months as part of the new Financial Services Act
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning (BCP/DRP) is good practice for businesses, sometimes even imposed by law or the regulator. The coronavirus crisis currently exposes businesses around the world...
BMG Avocats
In Switzerland, franchising and distribution agreements are not the subject of specific regulation
Baer & Karrer
By law, both listed and non-listed companies are required to have three corporate bodies: the shareholders' meeting, the board of directors and the external auditors.
Baer & Karrer
Swiss M&A transactions related to public companies are mainly governed by the Swiss Financial Market Infrastructure Act ("FMIA"; including its implementing ordinances) and the Swiss...
With the reporting of the beneficial owner register tightening up, Claudio Fanger, Business Unit Manager Legal in Switzerland, and Jurgen Borgt, Managing Director Switzerland, take a look at the...
Baer & Karrer
Nel mese di giugno del 2018 è stato pubblicato su questa stessa rivista un articolo concernente gli obblighi di annuncio dell'azionista e gli obblighi in capo alla società nell'ambito
Altenburger Ltd legal + tax
Their end was unavoidable. Following a recent legislative amendment which entered into force on November 1st, 2019, the Swiss Parliament...
Charles Russell Speechlys
At its meeting on 27 September 2019, the Federal Council decided that the Federal Law on the Implementation of the Recommendations...
Baer & Karrer
The regulatory environment in Switzerland is still very investor-friendly for the following three main reasons: limited investment restrictions
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Companies and individuals are increasingly confronted with the challenge of navigating Swiss blocking statutes when trying to provide US enforcement
Baer & Karrer
For any company, the decision to go public is a key milestone in its development.
Swiss companies had to maintain a register of holders of bearer shares and ensure access in Switzerland for a period of 10 years.
Baer & Karrer
On 21 June 2019, the Federal Assembly passed the Federal Act on the implementation of the recommendations of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (the Act).
Prager Dreifuss
It can happen that written stipulations in a contract are not what they seem: a clear obligation cut in stone. This may hold especially true if contracts are governed by Swiss substantive law.
Baer & Karrer
2018 was a very strong year for M&A in Switzerland. With almost 500 transactions, whereof more than 150 involved private equity investors, the number of transactions surpassed even the record year of 2014
Baer & Karrer
Although its fate and timing are very unclear, the popular initiative "for responsible enterprises – for the protection of human rights and environment" (initiative on responsible enterprises; Konzernverantwortungsinitiative;
Baer & Karrer
Il presente contributo ha lo scopo di approfondire un peculiare concetto del diritto delle persone e societario svizzero, conosciuto anche in altre giurisdizioni.
Baer & Karrer
In public M&A deals, bidding and target companies often agree on payments in the event that the deal cannot close. Payments from the target to the bidder are known as (direct) break fees.
Many Turkish individuals and corporations have substantial banking assets abroad, particularly in Switzerland.
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