The Impact of Brexit on Litigation: An Update
Since 1 February 2020, the UK is no longer a member of the EU. This has implications for the Lugano Convention, which regulates the jurisdiction of courts and the enforcement of foreign judgments between the UK and Switzerland. The UK has never itself ratified the Lugano Convention; it was only bound by it due to its EU membership. Various questions arise now as to how the Lugano Convention is to be applied during and after the transition period.
Lex Futura gives interview on effects of Brexit on international trade
Our partner, Nino Sievi, has been recently interviewed for the podcast of the HFA College for Foreign Trade. He explained the effects of Brexits on international trade and commercial contracts with British parties.
The subject of my dissertation was recently evaluated by the Swiss Federal Court
As usual in intellectual property law, there are not many court decisions on the subject of participation in intellectual property infringements. It is therefore gratifying to have a new decision of the Swiss Federal Court on this topic and also on the most relevant constellation in practice, namely the responsibility of internet providers.
German Mahnverfahren (Part II): Enforcement of German Vollstreckungsbescheid in Switzerland
Last month, our partner Nino Sievi was admitted to the German bar. On this occassion, he publishes a short series on the German Mahnverfahren on our blog.
How You Should Approach Valuation in a Seed Financing Round
In this article, Alain shares his views and ideas on how a start-up should approach valuation in a seed-financing round.