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Is surveillance of insured parties lawful?

Is surveillance of insured parties lawful?

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.

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New Federal Court decision on business judgement rule

New Federal Court decision on business judgement rule

New Federal Court decision on business judgement rule. A recent Swiss Federal Court decision clarified the circumstances under which the personal liability of board members or managers of a Swiss company for their business decisions and omissions can be reduced by applying the so-called ‘business judgement’ rule or, if the related prerequisites are not met in a particular case, based on other grounds.

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Trademarks in Switzerland: Office Actions in Switzerland

Trademarks in Switzerland: Office Actions in Switzerland

Office actions in Switzerland: Pitfalls and chances for owners of international trademarks and of prior
Swiss trademark rights. Jeannette Wibmer, Attorney-at-Law and Partner of Badertscher Attorneys, Zurich and Zug, discusses the most important pitfalls and chances for owners of international trademarks
and owners of prior Swiss trademark rights in Swiss office actions.

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