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Pattsituationen in KMU

Pattsituationen in KMU

In Gesellschaften mit gleichberechtigten Anteilsinhabern können Pattsituationen entstehen, die dazu führen, dass die Gesellschaft handlungsunfähig wird und letztlich die Gerichte über den Konflikt entscheiden müssen. Durch geeignete Mechanismen in einem ABV kann dem Risiko jedoch vorgebeugt werden (Beitrag in Zürcher Wirtschaft 09/2018)

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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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Blockchains, Smart Contracts, Decentralised Autonomous Organisations and the Law: Perspectives of a Distributed Future

Blockchains, Smart Contracts, Decentralised Autonomous Organisations and the Law: Perspectives of a Distributed Future

The growth of Blockchain technology presents a number of legal questions for lawyers, regulators and industry participants alike. This book identifies the legal challenges posed by cryptocurrencies, smart contracts and other applications of Blockchain, questioning whether these challenges can be addressed within the current legal system, or whether significant changes are required.

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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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