Protection against unjustified debt collection requests
In three judgments, the Federal Supreme Court comments on the scope of the new legal provision introduced in 2019 for additional protection against unjustified debt collection. The rulings restrict the remedy in various respects.
Launch of ICCA Guidelines on Standards of Practice in International Arbitration
On 3 June 2021, the ICCA launched the Guidelines on Standards of Practice in International Arbitration, developed by ICCA’s Task Force on Standards of Practice in International Arbitration.
Revised Swiss Rules of International Arbitration
As of 1 June 2021, the Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution (SCAI) becomes the Swiss Arbitration Centre. On the same date, the revised Swiss Rules of International Arbitration will come into force. Key changes include provisions on multi-party and multi-contract proceedings and several amendments to streamline the proceedings, allowing for paperless filings and remote hearings.
BILANZ ranking: Lex Futura ranked top law firm 2021 in four categories incl. new top ranking in the area of "Private Equity and Venture Capital"
Lex Futura achieves the highest rating in the areas of "international law", "technology and telecommunications law" and "private equity and venture capital" and the second highest rating in the area of "compliance".