Category Archives: Law

Establishing a Company in Switzerland

M. Strobel, Attorney Establishing a new company in Switzerland is as such quite easy. However, practical life often looks different. Assuming that the question whether a GmbH (limited liability company) or an AG (stock corporation) or any other possible legal … Continue reading

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Public Procurement Procedure in Switzerland

M. Strobel, Attorney In the course of the last few years the Swiss authorities have started to apply the rules and regulations on public procurement in an even more stringent way. Jurisprudence has also become more consistent. Some issues which … Continue reading

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Matrimonial Property Regime in Switzerland

M. Strobel, Attorney Experience shows that a lot of expatriate managers and other foreign employees make mistakes when their marriages end, because they do not know well enough – or not at all – the Swiss matrimonial property regime and … Continue reading

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Non-Compete Clauses in Employment Contracts

M. Strobel, Lawyer An employee may undertake in writing to not engaging in any competing activities with the employer after the expiry of the employment. This may include in particular to refraining from running a competing business for his own … Continue reading

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Legacy Tax in Germany

Martin Strobel, Lawyer Why simple if it works complicated, too? The recently adopted new law on legacy or inheritance tax in Germany is the result of a ruling by the German Supreme Court. The privileges provide in the existing legacy tax … Continue reading

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Driving under the influence (DUI)

Stefanie Rohr, MLaw Lawyer Driving under influence (DUI) also known as drunk driving is when a perpetrator drives a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol or other drugs including those prescribed by physicians, to a level that renders a driver … Continue reading

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