Georges Clemmer and Markus Dörig looking at the revision of the Federal Act on Insurance Policies (IPA), which entered into force on 1 January 2022. One of the newly introduced provisions is article 60(1 bis) of the IPA, which allows injured parties – under certain circumstances – to choose between pursuing their claim for compensation either against the liable party or, instead, directly against the latter’s insurer.
In a newspaper interview, Dr. Roland A. Pfister discusses the latest changes in international tax law and their implications for Liechtenstein.
In this comprehensive list in German you will find all publications of Dr. Brigitta Kratz.
On Thursday, June 24, 2021, founders of the startups Ava, GetYourGuide, Luckabox and Amorana shared their personal experiences from the entrepreneurial world and how they overcame stumbling blocks. The audience listened to the discussion with full concentration. Anyone who wasn’t there missed out.
The second edition of the new event series “start the talk” has been rescheduled. On 24 June 2021 we will focus on the topic of “screw-ups” and learn how startups overcome obstacles. We are also pleased to announce that our top-class line-up for the panel discussion will remain after the cancellation in October 2020.
New gender quotas for publicly listed companies and transparency rules for commodity sector enter into force
Sebastian Hepp and Markus Dörig looking at the revision of Swiss company law from 19 June 2020 as well as the new provisions regarding gender quotas and transparency rules for the commodity sector, which entered into force on 1 January 2021 as part of the new corporate gevernance regulations.
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.