Employee Participation - Financial Incentives for High Performance
Every employer has an interest in motivating its employees to top performance and increasing their productivity. The most important role here is to increase the intrinsic motivation of the employee. However, as we all know, this is not always easy. Consequently, many incentive systems focus on extrinsic and financial motivation of employees. In addition to wages, bonuses and gratuity payments, employee participation also plays a major role in this context. Start-ups and SMEs in particular, are trying to integrate their employees better into the company through employee participation schemes, thereby ensuring their long-term cooperation.
Should we conclude a shareholders' agreement?
When is a shareholders' agreement concluded? A SHA can be concluded either before or after the company is founded. However, it is advisable for a founding team to complete the SHA before the company foundation and to seek legal advice.
Website as a suitable contribution in kind for company foundations?
Many start-ups business models are based on online platforms. Electronic marketplaces are created, services are brokered online and entire booking processes are handled electronically via websites.
Right to information under data protection law and working papers of an auditor
In this article, Alain Friedrich and M. Kaiser point out that, based on the Data Protection Act, auditors are under no obligation to surrender documents beyond the obligation to surrender them under contract law, but only have to communicate in writing the personal data of the persons requesting information.
When does your claim in the construction industry expire?
Five years ago, Swiss parliament amended the statute of limitations, which applies in the construction industry. Simon Roth analyzed in detail the new provisions in the legal journal AJP. Today, these provisions must be considered whenever drafting a construction or infrastructure contract.
Spin-off of real estate under the Swiss Merger Act
The transfer of rights in rem to land plots by spin-off under the Merger Act is special in many respects. In this article, Alain Friedrich sheds light on these particularities and draws attention to some of the results of their execution in the Commercial Register and the Land Register.