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krfacts January Edition 2021

COVID-19 Update: Selected Federal Measures

The Covid-19 Act has been in force since September 27, 2020. It provides the basis for the Federal Council to order the "Covid-19 measures" in the ordinances based on it. In this issue of krfacts, selected federal regulations that are in force and have already been repealed are highlighted or mentioned as an update. Status: January 18, 2021.

18.01.2021
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krfacts January Edition 2021

COVID-19 Update: Selected Federal Measures.

The Covid-19 Act has been in force since September 27, 2020. It provides the basis for the Federal Council to order the "Covid-19 measures" in the ordinances based on it. In this issue of krfacts, selected federal regulations that are in force and have already been repealed are highlighted or mentioned as an update. Status: January 04, 2021.

08.01.2021
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krfacts January Edition 2021

Update: Important legal changes as of January 01 / July 01, 2021

Changes to various federal decrees have come or will come into force on 01 January / 01 July 2021. We have selected the most important changes and summarized them briefly for you.

07.01.2021
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CH-D Wirtschaft 2020, December 2020

Working from home and expenses in Switzerland - an overview

Since March 2020 until today, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, an unprecedented amount of work has been done from home (working from home). According to estimates, around 30% of the people employed in Switzerland performed this type of work during the lockdown. Certain industries still adhere to working from home to this day. Moreover, with the tightening of the relaxed measures, many employees are once again returning to working from home. With a view to Swiss labor law, the following is a brief concise overview of "Expenses" and how the employer should handle its employees in the working from home situation.

22.12.2020
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KMU-Magazin Nr. 11/12, Dezember 2020

Public procurement law: Basics and Revisions

In order to harmonize the federal and cantonal public procurement regulations as far as possi-ble and reasonable, the latest revision of the public procurement law comprehensively changes the Swiss procurement system. This article outlines the basics of procurement law and focuses on the revision, which will come into force at the federal level on January 1, 2021.

21.12.2020
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krfacts December Edition 2020

Important legal changes as of January 01 / July 01, 2021

Changes to various federal decrees will come into force on 01 January / 01 July 2021. We have selected the most important changes and summarized them briefly for you.

01.12.2020
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krfacts November Edition 2020

Revision of the Commercial Register Law: New Regulations from January 1, 2021

With effect on January 1, 2021, the Swiss Commercial Register Law will be revised and modernized. The revision will bring administrative relief for companies and streamline the regulations. The aim is also to improve the quality and timeliness of the personal data held in the Commercial Register. The new regulations will lead to changes in the Commercial Register Law in the Swiss Code of Obligations (OR), in the Commercial Register Ordinance (HRegV) and to a new Ordinance on Fees for the Commercial Register (GebV-HReg).

26.11.2020
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krfacts September Edition 2020

Debt collection in Switzerland - collection and enforcement of Claims

A creditor in Switzerland or abroad has a claim against a debtor in Switzerland which is undisputed or established by a court decision. What can be done to ensure that the creditor gets his money?

09.09.2020
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Special Edition July 07, 2020

COVID-19: Further relaxation and new measures since 01 July 2020

Since 11 May 2020, the measures in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic have been gradually relaxed. Since the last edition of krfacts -as of 17 June 2020 -the Federal Council has worked out further easing measures. However, on 1 July 2020, further measures to contain the coronavirus were added. These -as of 07 July 2020 -are briefly described below.

07.07.2020
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krfacts Special Edition June 17, 2020

COVID-19: Easing Lockdown Measures and the legal implications

Since 11 May 2020, measures have been gradually eased in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the way back to normality has been paved. In addition, politicians have taken up various issues relating to the COVID-19 pandemic and developed appropriate solutions. These circumstances have legal implications for various issues. In this krfacts special issue, individual topics are addressed and the effects of the relaxation and changes -as of 17 June 2020 -are briefly described.

17.06.2020
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