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.

Click here to learn more about our COVID-19 resources. And a compilation of all COVID-19 regulations enacted by the Swiss government can be found here.

 
 

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Modification of the Federal Act on Gender Equality

27.05.2020

In December 2018, the Swiss Parliament adopted a revision of the Federal Act on Gender Equality, which will enter into force on 1 July 2020. The new provisions …

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Covid-19 Ordinance Pilot Test Proximity Tracing

15.05.2020

On 13 May 2020, the Federal Council issued an Ordinance on pilot testing with the Swiss Proximity Tracing System for notifying persons potentially exposed to the coronavirus (Covid-19 …

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EU Know-How Protection: Implications for Swiss Businesses

23.04.2020

Through minimum standards given by the EU Directive and the implementation in legislation by the Member States, the EU has given itself new legal rules for the protection …

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Newsflashes

Corona pandemic and its impact on taxpayers in Switzerland

17.04.2020

The Corona pandemic has the world firmly in its grip, including Switzerland. In this Newsflash we would like to give you a brief overview of some consequences of …

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The Swiss Federal Council allows "virtual hearings" in civil proceedings

17.04.2020

Yesterday, the Swiss Federal Council, on the basis of its authority to legislate in cases of necessity, enacted an ordinance (COVID-19 Judiciary and Procedural Law) which sets the …

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COVID-19 – new temporary insolvency regime for businesses

17.04.2020

On 16 April 2020, the Swiss Federal Council passed special legislation in order to relax the current insolvency regime applying to companies and provide a better framework for …

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Corona - Potential decree to amend debt-restructuring proceedings in Switzerland

07.04.2020

As a result of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic (SARS-CoV-2), many companies will find themselves in financial difficulties. The Swiss government has already taken various measures to ease …

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'Written Form' Requirements in Times of Corona

03.04.2020

In the current situation of the Corona pandemic, companies are faced with the challenge of still having to sign contracts and internal company documents, while most of the …

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Partial liquidation of pension funds

24.03.2020

When an employer considerably reduces its workforce, restructures its business or terminates its affiliation contract with its pension fund this will normally trigger a partial liquidation of the …

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SARS-CoV-2 epidemic – extraordinary stay of all debt collection proceedings

20.03.2020

The Swiss Federal council has released an ordinance granting a stay of all debt enforcement proceedings under art. 62 DEBA as it pertains to epidemics, in this case, …

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