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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Speaking Engagements

Yves Jeanrenaud: Speaker on Impact of COVID-19 on Real Estate Sector


Yves Jeanrenaud was a speaker at a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) hosted webinar on the impact of Covid-19 on the Swiss Real Estate sector.

With other experts across various related fields, Yves was part of an online discussion that highlighted the short-term and longer term implications of the Covid-19 crisis on real estate in Switzerland.

Yves presentation focused in particular on the new legal framework adopted on an urgent basis by the Swiss Federal Council and on the changing relationship between landlords and tenants in view of the current economic situation  and of the present legal uncertainties. Other discussion subjects from the expert panel included the impact from an investor's perspective, Flexi-office, single office and home offices,  as well as the retail and hotel sectors.


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