Markus Dörig
Dr. iur., Attorney at Law
Partner
doerig@b-legal.ch

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Education and Experience

  • Zurich and Geneva Universities (lic. iur. 1984)
  • Clerk at district court (1984-1985)
  • Trainee in Zurich law firm (1985-1987)
  • Dr. iur., admitted to bar (1987)
  • Foreign Associate in leading Chicago law firm (1988)
  • Attorney-at-law in Zurich commercial law firm (1989-1993)
  • Partner in Zurich commercial law firm (1993-1996)
  • Founding Partner Badertscher Attorneys at Law (1996)
  • Member of various boards of directors

Memberships

  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Swiss Fiscal Association
  • International Fiscal Association (IFA)
  • Center For International Legal Studies, Salzburg
  • International Law Office (ILO)
  • Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Haftpflicht- und Versicherungsrecht (SGHVR)
  • Member and selected attorney on Who’s Who Legal

Languages

  • German
  • English
  • French

PUBLICATIONS

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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