COVID-19 / Coronavirus
The world is taking extraordinary steps to fight and delay the spread of COVID-19. At Schellenberg Wittmer, we have taken the necessary steps to protect the health of our employees, our clients and the wider communities we work and live in. Most of our lawyers and staff now work remotely, but we remain fully available and reachable by phone (the normal phone numbers), email, fax and regular mail.

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Newsflash: Corona - Potential decree to amend debt-restructuring proceedings in Switzerland Schellenberg Wittmer Advises GCA Corporation on Acquisition of Stella EOC Newsflash: 'Written Form' Requirements in Times of Corona Christopher Boog: Elected to Appointment Committee of HKIAC Partial liquidation of pension funds The Board's View: Annual general meetings – how to proceed in the face of COVID-19 Newsflash: SARS-CoV-2 epidemic – extraordinary stay of all debt collection proceedings Schellenberg Wittmer: A Top Swiss Firm for International & Cross-Border Capabilities Liberal Switzerland Considers State Control of Foreign Investments CAS decision on timely filing of submission not open to challenge Caroline Clemetson: Winner at 2020 Powerwomen Awards Newsflash: Is your contract affected by the coronavirus outbreak? Alexander von Ziegler: Appointed UNCITRAL Expert on Use of Railway Consignment Notes and Possible Future Work 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 Schellenberg Wittmer Recognized as Global Top Firm in WWL Arbitration 2020 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

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