You can find the presentation of Alain under the following Link. If you have any questions, we are looking forward to hearing from you.
Lex Futura at the real estate event of PRP Immobilien
Our partner Alain Friedrich spoke about general aspects of real estate gains tax in Lucerne at the real estate event of PRP Immobilien on 3 September 2019 in Ebikon.
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Ombudsman scheme for financial services disputes in Switzerland – first Ombudsman’s offices recognised by the Federal Department of Finance
On 24 June 2020, the Federal Department of Finance finally recognised the first Ombudsman’s offices. Under the newly introduced FinSA, financial services providers must now join one of these recognized offices. It is to be expected that customers will frequently refer their cases to an Ombudsman in order to get a first assessment of their case and find an agreement with the service provider.
Webinar on Digital Justice in the era of Covid-19.
Our Partner, Nino Sievi, gave a presentation on the digitzation of the Swiss justice system and the effects of COVID-19 at a webinar organized by the English law firm Cooke, Young & Keidan LLP.
Blog series "Compliance" - today about the Corporate Responsibility Initiative (Konzernverantwortungsinitiative)
Lex Futura has steadily expanded its activities in the area of compliance due to many requests from customers in recent times and now publishes the knowledge and practical information in a new blog series. Today we report on whether Swiss companies already have to take precautions in connection with the "Corporate Responsibility Initiative" ("Konzernverantwortungsinitiative").
Your contracts matter (Part 1)
Although probably not so exciting, contracts are a vital part of your business. From incorporation to exit, your startup will negotiate and conclude many contracts in English – from simple Non-Disclosure Agreements to highly complex financing arrangements. Time to look at some best practices for contract drafting that make life easier.
Blog series "Compliance" - Stricter compliance regulations for federal companies
"Compliance" and "Corporate Governance" are widely used terms. They are used in various contexts to refer to legal obligations. Every company is inevitably confronted with them. The consequences of non-compliance can be devastating and trigger a corporate crisis. But what is meant by "compliance" and "corporate governance" in practice? What must a company do to be "compliant"? Lex Futura has steadily expanded its activities in the area of compliance in recent times due to many enquiries from customers and is now publishing the knowledge and practical information in a new blog series. Today we report on the tightening of measures in the area of compliance for federal companies.
The Impact of Brexit on Litigation, Update No. 2: Will the UK’s attempt to (re-) join the Lugano Convention be derailed by the negotiations with the EU?
Recently, the United Kingdom submitted its application for accession to the Lugano Convention. However, whether accession will be effective depends, among other things, on the approval of the EU. There is a risk of further uncertainty with regard to court proceedings.
The new hosting provider provision according to Swiss copyright law
With the latest revision of the copyright law, the Swiss legislator felt compelled to introduce a specific regulation for hosting providers. This would make measures to combat piracy on the internet more efficient. Was the introduction of the provision really necessary?
BILANZ ranks Lex Futura as the top law firm in Switzerland for international law and technology law
The renowned business journal BILANZ has recently published its latest ranking of Swiss law firms. Lex Futura has been ranked as the top law firm for international law and technology law. We would like to thank our clients and colleagues for the recommendations and their feedback. We take great pride in this result, as it reflects the work we have done over the past year as well as confirms our specialisation in international and technology law.