In practice, most large companies are structured as corporate groups. Corporate groups are recognised and in certain areas regulated by Swiss law (eg, accounting). However, there is little case law discussing the characteristics of corporate groups, particularly the liability of group executives.
It is time! The second event of our new event series “start the talk” will take place at the end of October. This time we will focus on the topic “Screw-Ups” and learn how startups overcome obstacles.
»start the talk« – A new event series that connects start-ups with experts, investors, and business angels
What convinces an investor to invest in a start-up? What homework do founders have to do to make themselves heard by investors? How can one attract the attention of one’s favourite investor?
After spreading from Wuhan to Switzerland in less than three months, the COVID-19 crisis is creating major challenges for Swiss insurers, particularly with regard to whether insurance coverage for the effects of an epidemic also apply to a pandemic.
WWL says: Markus Dörig is “very experienced” and renowned for his “very broad skillset” in handling complex claims.
Get ready! The Swiss start-up scene is getting a new event series: start the talk! The new concept brings together leading experts and start-ups to promote the exchange of ideas on all aspects of entrepreneurship.
The Federal Supreme Court recently dealt with the question of whether the interest payment obligation in loan agreements can be reversed due to the introduction of negative interest.
Is surveillance of insured parties lawful? In case of doubt regarding eligibility for benefits, insurers in Switzerland (particularly accident and disability insurers) have a long record of hiring investigators to conduct surveillance in order to prevent abuse and to adjust or reclaim benefits if the doubt proves founded.
A practical cross-border insight into franchise law
Shareholders’ agreements for closely held companies under Swiss law. Swiss company articles and organisational regulations do not legally bind shareholders to do more for a company beyond paying their share subscription price and notifying the company about shareholdings, related beneficial owners and direct or indirect share transfers