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 at Zurich law firm (1985-1987)
  • Dr. iur., admitted to bar (1987)
  • Foreign Associate at leading Chicago law firm (1988)
  • Attorney-at-law at Zurich commercial law firm (1989-1993)
  • Partner at 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

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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Right of recourse in insurance law

Right of recourse in insurance law

Right of recourse in insurance law: end of Gini/Durlemann practice. The Supreme Court recently abandoned its long-standing practice of restricting recourse under the Gini/Durlemann doctrine, which was first adopted in 1954.

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