Tag-Along Rights and Bring-Along Rights - Why should they be part of a shareholder agreement?
Having a start-up is not only adventurous but also risky. At the early stage, founders often forget to take possible threats into consideration. Particularly in the relationship between shareholders, it is important to set up the right preventive measures in order to be prepared for future conflicts.
Employee Surveillance - What is allowed and to what extent?
The limits of permissible surveillance of employees are very narrow. On the one hand, those persons affected must be aware of the surveillance and on the other hand, the employer must not evaluate the information gained arbitrarily. In general, very strict principles are applied.
When does price comparision become unfair?
Price comparisons are a popular means of differentiating oneself from the competition, especially in online advertising. Yet, which competition law restrictions have to be observed? The Federal Supreme Court sets strict criteria. Simon Roth has critically examined the case law on price comparisons in the legal journal sic!.
Legal aspects of a website
The legal framework is often forgotten when creating a website. Too much attention is paid to content, design and layout and therefore the legal aspects are ignored. We believe that there are five points which one has to consider.
Working time recording - Overview of the duties of an SME and start-up company
The Swiss Labour Law (“Arbeitsgesetz” ArG) obliges the employer to keep documents ready that for example include information on the length of an employee's working time, overtime, breaks and any compensatory work.
Filing a trademark - procedure and protection in Switzerland and abroad
A brand can be enormously valuable. The list of the most valuable brands is led by Google and Apple with a value of almost 230 billion US dollars. A brand is also important for the recognition value of a company, builds trust with customers and can shape their image.