Latest News
The Board's View: Grasping the Nettle of Shareholder Activism Arbitral Tribunal's broad interpretation of objective scope of arbitration agreement upheld TRAF - Implementation and First Experiences Multiple Winner at WWL Switzerland Awards 2020 Shorlisted for Best Swiss Law Firm at Chambers Europe Awards Best Legal Team at WealthBriefing Awards 2020 Christopher Boog: Awarded ASA Prize for Advocacy in International Commercial Arbitration Another record-breaking IBA European Corporate and Private M&A Conference in Paris Best Swiss Law Firm for 4th Consecutive Year at Leaders League Trophées du Droit Awards 2020 Schellenberg Wittmer Shortlisted in 2 Categories at the Powerwomen Awards Two investment arbitration awards upheld: corruption and illegality allegations must be based on facts in award or on general knowledge Top Tier Firm in Benchmark Litigation Europe 2020 Ranking Ex parte communications between party-appointed arbitrator and counsel not necessarily indicative of lack of impartiality and independence ICC award partially set aside on grounds of extra petita New Regulations for Trustees and Family Offices Schellenberg Wittmer Recognized in GCR 100 20th Edition ams divests MEMS microphone interface ASIC design assets to Knowles Corporation Newsflash: Responsible Business Initiative – Swiss Council of States adopts conservative counter-proposal Schellenberg Wittmer: Shortlisted in 3 Categories at Citywealth Magic Circle Awards 2020 New Partners and Counsels 2020 Newsflash: LIBOR Transition - the clock is ticking CAS decision declining jurisdiction over Algerian football dispute upheld Counsel's conflict of interest and late filing of appeal in CAS arbitration are admissibility and not jurisdictional issues Building Renovations Improving Energy Efficiency Construction Insights: 2019 QMUL Survey on International Arbitration in Construction Schellenberg Wittmer advises family office on sale of Swiss real estate portfolio to Bayerische Versorgungskammer Obligation to contract based on relative market power Notification of incomplete award may still trigger time limit to appeal award Three Awards Wins at Legal Media Group 2019 Europe Rising Star Awards Newsflash: Tightening of the Swiss FATF Transparency Rules in force as of 1.11.2019 Court finds state not bound by arbitration clause signed by state-owned entity Schellenberg Wittmer advises PIERER Mobility AG on share buyback program Legal Aspects of "Artificial Intelligence" (AI) Tribunal's discretion to call a witness confirmed Challenge of CAS award related to football corruption scandal dismissed Completion of DSV's CHF 5.1 Billion Public Exchange Offer for Panalpina Schellenberg Wittmer advises Oxford Finance on a senior secured credit facility granted to Swiss company ObsEva Schellenberg Wittmer advises ams AG on proposed public takeover offer for OSRAM Licht AG Schellenberg Wittmer advises BASF Schweiz AG on the sale of 120,000 sqm in Basel to Swiss Life Schellenberg Wittmer Advises Helvetia Insurance on the Acquisition of Helvetic Warranty Schellenberg Wittmer Hosts SCCC's Legal Chapter 2019 Forum Schellenberg Wittmer: Best Firm in Switzerland for Women in Business Law for 2 Consecutive Years Schellenberg Wittmer Advises the Shareholders of Xovis on the sale to Capvis "Top Swiss Law Firm" Ranking for Schellenberg Wittmer by BILANZ and Le Temps Schellenberg Wittmer Advises Panalpina on CHF 4.6 Billion Public Exchange Offer by DSV Schellenberg Wittmer: Best Swiss Firm for 3rd Consecutive Year at Leaders League Trophées du Droit Awards 2019 WWL Recognizes Schellenberg Wittmer as a Top Dispute Resolution Future Leaders Firm Schellenberg Wittmer: Recognized Again as Global Top Firm in WWL Arbitration 2019 New Partners and Of Counsel 2019 Schellenberg Wittmer advises Bank Vontobel AG in CHF 56m Accelerated Bookbuilding Transaction in Orior AG What is the interest rate after the discontinuation of LIBOR? TSB's IT Meltdown – Time to Adjust Your Risk Assessment Matrix? Why "Protecting the Digital Citizen" Matters for Swiss M&A Anti-Corruption Legislation – On the Road to Global Zero-Tolerance? Data Protection Laws in Motion – Challenge for Compliance and Due Diligence Europe à la Carte – Avoiding/Leaving the Purview of the European Court of Justice? U.S. Department of Justice "Swiss Bank Program": A Path to Certainty for M&A Deals in 2016? European Safe Harbor Ruling: Does it Matter in Swiss M&A Deals? Currency Risks and Interest Rates: Continuing Challenges for Contract Drafters Implementation of Revised Recommendations of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) of 2012 - Some Points to Bear in Mind for Private M&A Deals
 
 

Subscribe to our Newsletter

*Required fields

Monthly selected key topics from our practice areas and sectors, plus Newsflashes on current events.
Monthly email with the latest updates on and summaries of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court's case law in arbitration matters.
A regular look (1 – 2 per year) from a unique M&A perspective on legal changes, economic developments and societal trends in Switzerland.