Dr. iur., Rechtsanwalt
Ausbildung und Erfahrung
- Universitäten Zürich und Genf (lic. iur. 1984)
- Auditor und a.o. Gerichtssekretär in Bezirksgericht (1984-1985)
- Anwaltskanzlei Zürich (1985-1987)
- Dr. iur. und Anwaltspatent (1987)
- Foreign Associate in führender Anwaltskanzlei in Chicago (1988)
- Rechtsanwalt in Wirtschaftsanwaltskanzlei in Zürich (1989-1993)
- Partner bei Wirtschaftsanwaltskanzlei in Zürich (1993-1996)
- Partner/ Gründungsmitglied Badertscher Rechtsanwälte AG seit 1996
- Diverse Verwaltungsratsmandate in der Privatindustrie
- Zürcher Anwaltsverband (ZAV)
- Schweizerischer Anwaltsverband (SAV)
- International Bar Association (IBA)
- Schweizerische Vereinigung für Steuerrecht
- International Fiscal Association (IFA)
- Center For International Legal Studies, Salzburg
- International Law Office (ILO)
- Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Haftpflicht- und Versicherungsrecht (SGHVR)
- Mitglied und aufgeführter Anwalt bei Who’s Who Legal
Group cash-pooling limitations – new Federal Supreme Court guidance
New Federal Supreme Court guidance. On October 16 2014 the Federal Supreme Court decided an appeal (4A_138/2014) against a Zurich Commercial Court decision and clarified important issues under mandatory Swiss company law.
General insurance terms integral to insurance agreement
General insurance terms integral to insurance agreement. In a recent decision the Federal Supreme Court held that general terms and conditions can be included in an insurance contract, even if the application makes no reference to the date of the terms and conditions and it remains unclear which version is applicable.
New limitations on cash pooling?
New limitations on cash pooling? Cash pooling is often used within a group of companies for financial management optimization purposes. However, a recent Zurich Commercial Court decision risks jeopardising the use of cash pooling by setting overly onerous standards for the characterisation of an intra-group payment in the
cash pool as a legally permitted intra-group loan.
Insurance fraud through omission – qualified duty to act required
Insurance fraud through omission – qualified duty to act required. In a recently published decision the Federal Supreme Court quashed a criminal verdict of the Supreme Court of the Canton of Basel-Country and held that insurance fraud by omission requires a qualified duty of the perpetrator to act.
New rules for asset managers of Swiss professional pension insurances
New rules for asset managers of Swiss professional pension insurances. An amendment to the Professional Pension Insurance Act came into force on January 1 2014. The revised provisions specify new requirements for the management of Swiss professional pension insurance assets.
Prescription period for paid sick day allowance clarified
Prescription period for paid sick day allowance clarified. In an extensive series of cases the Federal Supreme Court has laid out the rules regarding the applicable limitation periods in insurance law.